No thank you, Mr. Pecker – Jeff Bezos – Medium
Kudos to Jeff Bezos for standing up to weasels »
Reflecting on My Failure to Build a Billion-Dollar Company
Great post by @shl about Gumroad and the struggles that led him to finally let go of the unicorn founder hero myth, and discover what's truly important about entrepreneurship for him. »
The Interface - The Verge
This newsletter from @CaseyNewton has become a daily read for me, critical for understanding the platform forces shaping our strange modern lives. Don’t miss it. »
Mixer | Interactive Livestreaming
We are live! Come chat, drive around, and score some goals! »
Medium - Platform Editor, Cryptocurrency
Medium is hiring a cryptocurrency editor »
2019 Great Graphic Novels for Teens | Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
me when i found out my book is one of ALA's 2019 Great Graphic Novels for Teens!!! »
Open sourcing ClusterFuzz | Google Open Source Blog
"Fuzzing is an automated method for detecting bugs in software that works by feeding unexpected inputs to a target program." "To provide these features for Chrome, we wrote ClusterFuzz, a fuzzing infrastructure running on over 25,000 cores." https://t.c »
Wavelength by Alex Hague — Kickstarter
If you like playing Code Names, you might like this game called Wavelength! »
latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-amazon-drivers-tips-20190207-story.html
When you "tip" an Amazon driver, the driver doesn't receive that money as a bonus. Instead, Amazon uses it to pay them the base wage they were already promised. This is an unfair and misleading practice that doesn't match anyone's understanding of a tip. »
How J Dilla humanized his MPC3000 - YouTube
Required viewing: this Vox video on Dilla’s MPC300 and what makes his work so special. Mozart! »
c-span.org/video/?c4778221/rep-ocasio-cortez-explains-broken-system
Please take 5 minutes and watch @AOC explain our broken political system and why #HR1 is so important. »
Jeff Bezos says National Enquirer is threatening to publish his nude photos - The Verge
For those who want more context on this thread, this story from The Verge is a good summary: and this is the ? post from Bezos »
In a hot week for audio, paid newsletterer Substack introduces a way for podcasters to earn money » Nieman Journalism Lab
A *very* hot week > In a hot week for audio, paid newsletterer Substack introduces a way for podcasters to earn money via @NiemanLab »
Trump: "People of faith" led the "abolition of civil rights" / Boing Boing
Trump: "People of faith" led the "abolition of civil rights" »
oregonlive.com/commuting/2019/02/portlands-worst-day-of-the-year-ride-postponed-because-of-bad-weather.html
Portland’s Worst Day of the Year Ride postponed because of bad weather »
c-span.org/video/?c4778214/rep-ocasio-cortez-its-pretty-easy-pretty-bad-guy
AOC is 100% the millennial incarnation of “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.” Watch this whole clip: (ht @alexpalex) »
Opinion | They Really Don’t Make Music Like They Used To - The New York Times
“In a tight, compressed space, music can get asphyxiated.” »
Many popular iPhone apps secretly record your screen without asking – TechCrunch
Imagine if technology was built with human interests in mind ? (via @zackwhittaker »
Jeff Bezos Blogs on Medium Now - The Atlantic
Gah this is the closest I’ve seen @yayitsrob to giving no fucks and yet AND YET it perfectly captures the spectacular batshittery of it all »
Spotify’s Podcast Aggregation Play – Stratechery by Ben Thompson
Will the future of podcasts look like the web’s recent past? Essential reading from @benthompson on Spotify/Gimlet/Anchor »
Kleptocracy Is on the Rise in America - The Atlantic
Russian-Style Kleptocracy Is Infiltrating America / This is a very important read and very much related to a system that enables corruption in Mexico »
A Haggadah of Our Own by Thursday Bram — Kickstarter
Hey, some of you may be interested in this Kickstarter (ending tonight!): “A radically inclusive Passover Haggadah with updated language, improved accessibility, and inclusion advice” »
INDIE dot VC
If I had the option, why wouldn't I take over traditional venture? »