Business, The Octopus Game

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2021-06-17 01:30:37
By the time I had met him, my old boss already had a superpower: he could find experienced people, usually traditional Chinese businessmen, and turn them into his mentors. He told me that when he first landed in Ho Chi Minh City in 2009, he talked his way into the Singapore business association ther...

African WhatsApp Modders are the Masters of Worldwide Adversarial Interoperability

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2021-06-17 01:30:37
Since the earliest days of consumer computing, computer users have asserted their right to have a say in how their tools worked: whether it was Gopher delivering easy new ways to access services that had originally been designed for power users who could memorize obscure addresses and arcane command...

Morgan Stanley CEO to NYC workers: Be back in the office by September or else

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2021-06-17 01:30:36
New York (CNN Business)The CEO of one of Wall Street's top investment banks has a message for employees in its New York offices. You need to come back to work this fall. New York (CNN Business)The CEO of one of Wall Street's top investment banks has a message for employees in its New York offices. Y...

Why I Support the Haskell Foundation

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2021-06-17 01:30:03
Last November at the Haskell eXchange conference, Simon Peyton Jones announced the Haskell Foundation. This can be understood as many things: an organization dedicated to the hard work of making Haskell more successful and useful, a touchpoint for different parts of the Haskell community to come tog...

Forget Mesos And OpenStack, Hashi Stack Is The New Next Platform

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2021-06-17 01:30:03
While a lot of software for creating and managing scale comes out of supercomputing centers, hyperscalers, and the largest public cloud builders, there is still plenty of innovation being done by people who need to tackle scale outside of these upper echelon organizations. Two of them are Mitchell H...

Why Are Writers Fleeing Substack for Ghost?

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2021-06-17 01:30:03
This past March, poet and critic Yanyi was very busy. Between teaching at Dartmouth, editing a literary journal, preparing a forthcoming book, and running a creative advice newsletter called “The Reading,” his schedule was stuffed. Still, he decided to add one more task: pull “The Reading” ...

The backlash against In the Heights, explained

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2021-06-17 01:30:02
The new film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway show relegated its Black Latinx community to the background and sparked a debate about colorism. Despite an early onslaught of critical praise, the highly anticipated film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first Broadway musical In the He...

Landing Pages That Convert

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2021-06-17 01:00:08
The purpose of this course is to teach you how to think about designing your landing pages. It covers a lot of practical instructions that professional people in the industry use on a day to day basis. The course focuses predominantly on practical instructions. It explains core concepts and dives in...

Speculative evolution

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2021-06-17 01:00:07
Speculative evolution is a genre of speculative fiction and an artistic movement focused on hypothetical scenarios in the evolution of life, and a significant form of fictional biology.[2] It is also known as speculative biology[3] and it is referred to as speculative zoology[4&#...

Amazon blames social media for struggle with fake reviews

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2021-06-17 01:00:07
Amazon has blamed social media companies for its failure to remove fake reviews from its website, arguing that “bad actors” turn to social networks to buy and sell fake product reviews outside the reach of its own technology. The company says it removed more than 200m suspected fake reviews befo...