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Figma 2.0: Now with Prototyping and Developer Handoff
Big news in the Figma house today — we’re excited to finally unveil Figma 2.0. It’s an expanded version of the product you love (or at…
Our In-House Dermatologist on the Cringeworthy ‘Game of Thrones’ Greyscale Surgery Scene
Sam’s #NotEvenAMaester, but his enterprising work on Jorah shocked and awed
Genius Takes Time And Extraordinary Effort
Humans differ in brain power. Some get a biological head start, others improve over time. It cannot be stressed enough though that the…
Top 3 UI Techniques That Users Hate Most
by Nick Babich
A Brief History of Modern Abortion
The modern concept of “abortion” and the narrative of Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice ideology is a uniquely modern mentality. A recent development…
Julia at the station
A short story with audio
Netflix’s ‘Friends From College’ Is More Like “Friends From Hell”
And with any luck it will burn away…(Spoiler Alert)
Why I Stopped Slapping My Boyfriend In The Face
The influence of Pop Culture in our relationships.
Feb 15, 2016
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Venezuela’s Freedom Fighters
The government’s planned constituent assembly election could aggravate civil disorder.
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The backlash against bias in advertising
The UK is tightening rules on sexist stereotyping in ad campaigns. Critics argue recruitment in the industry must change too
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A Most Peculiar Text
This is the eighth excerpt from AFTER ON: A Novel of Silicon Valley, which will be published August 1st. The first excerpt is right here.
The office was ugly, all offices are, but this one archetypally so. Fausto hated offices. He handed over some dead coins to the skeleton…
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Where Do You Get Off?
Preferably in my bedroom, but anywhere will do so long as I’m alone
Austin J. Yi
For many years, the underlying thesis of information technology has been that there is “too much” information for individuals to deal with…
Who’s In The Dirtbag Left?
No one really seems like they know, so as your certified Young Person Correspondent I’m here to clear the air. Here’s the official list of…
Love and Otherness’ Drugs: On Desire, My Best Friend, and Pajtim Statovci’s “My Cat Yugoslavia”
A love letter to not being alone, my best friend, and the best book I’ve read in ages.
Some Proposed Amendments To Whatever The Senate Is Passing Off As A Healthcare Bill This Week
Dear Senate Democrats,
To shape the future we have to save the past
What do autonomous driving, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, or IoT have to do with ancient history?
How to Survive a Cyber Zombie Apocalypse
The Internet of Things (IoT) is an ecosystem composed of specialized devices with sensors connected wirelessly to cloud counterparts to…
Apple Is The Fruit, Google Is The Tree
This whole “apple” name thing, with the bite in that logo, you know it is about the biblical genesis, right?
Dear Slack, Get over Microsoft. You have a bigger problem.
On November 2, 2016, Microsoft officially launched Microsoft Teams (a chat-based workspace Software as a Service) that ties into its…
This Is How You Make Money in Virtual Reality
Because making money in virtual reality isn’t as simple as launching a brand new VR application.
The One Problem Every Writer Faces and How to Get Over It.
Starting off, I know what you’re thinking: It won’t happen to you. I’m sorry to say it, but chances are it will. This problem doesn’t…
Kill Your Plan A
So many people these days tell you to pursue your dreams. Fuck that. I’m telling you to kill them. Strangle them, and make sure to use a…
How to Journal by Drawing in Your Sketchbook
Drawing a weekly review in your sketchbook encourages mindfulness, gratitude, and inspiration. Here’s how you can start!
The Profound Power of Consistency
If there’s one piece of advice that I could offer any aspiring creative, it’s this. Develop a habit of consistently doing something. It…
3.5 Methods to Craft Great Fiction
“Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.”
Startups in Southeast Asia vs. MENA: United we stand, divided we fall
The paradigm shift in technology adoption, funding and startup formation in Southeast Asia gave rise to 6 unicorns and the region gathered…
Successful Solo Founders
If you like superstition, please come to Silicon Valley. There are so many metrics that investors see as ‘signs’ of an investable company…
What to Do When Your Startup Hits a Growth Plateau
At their cores, 21st century tech startups are fundamentally concerned with growth.
Ten Years of Worthless Side Projects
When I graduated college about a decade ago and started working full time as a software developer, I began spending a lot of my free time…
99 Problems but a Pitch Ain’t One
If death is the great equalizer at the end of life, public speaking has to be the equivalent during life. For most of us, it is a…
In defense of puns.
Without the use of puns…okay, maybe one pun…okay, maybe two…or three…
I’ve Been Insecure About Not Loving ‘Insecure’, But I Realize It’s So Much More Than That
We Have Nothing Worse Than Death To Fear
What the Finnish word ‘sisu’ has meant, and what it means to me.
On ‘Confederate’ And The Limits Of White Creativity
‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners’ new HBO show is another example of how deeply white identity is tied to black suffering.
David Dennis, Jr.
Adopt The 10x Mindset
There are no absolutes in life. And there are no givens. Everything is up for grabs. Most people dream of accomplishing something…
Invest in Yourself.
How You Should Be Spending Your Free Time
The benefits of taking unwanted advice
4 lessons I learned when I dropped my guard and took some unsolicited advice on board
How To Figure Out The Next Big Move In Your Life Journey
Life is complex. One day you’re happy, working on your daily tasks, and the next day you wake up, thinking: “What the fuck should I do with…
How I Deal With Ups and Downs in My Life
Sometimes I wish there was a recipe to skip past the low points and all the negative situations in life. I have looked for something that…
A Tale Of Compassion and Hypocrisy
One is more prevalent than the other
A cruel and heartless bill
Yesterday the Senate Republicans advanced their cruel and heartless health care repeal bill. The fight is far from over and the last thing…
Donald Trump and the Coming Fall of the American Empire
By Jeremy Scahill
Seriously, Why Is Anyone Defending Jared Kushner?
We keep getting more evidence he doesn’t belong in his job
The Success Of The Senate Is Important To The Continued Success Of America
I’ve stood in this place many times and addressed as president many presiding officers. I have been so addressed when I have sat in that…