The generosity of David Carr
The impression David left on people is indelible. If you met him once, or if you knew him for years, he was someone you could not forget.
The problem with MLB’s MVP award
My issue is, why have two awards (MVP and Silver Slugger) if you’re going to base both on the same criteria: best statistical performance?
Silver Slugger is meant to award statistical supremacy, not the impact a player had on their team.
MVP *should* be based on how much different (less successful) a team would have been…
I think the issue is that there’s an approval process that slows things down, rather than a sandbox that prevents them from making those mistakes in the first place.
If you can know where the boundaries are and protect users from having apps jump over the boundaries, you should, in theory, be able to let app developers go straight to market with updates rather than force them to go through an approval process.
We reached an inflection point long ago. The vast majority of users prefer apps over mobile web as they continue to prefer mobile over desktop in increasing numbers.
The problem is that the folks who create what we consume don’t have the same ability to create and iterate with the same flexibility and ease when…
There’s two schools of thought when it comes to publishing news.
There’s the traditional approach, where you take your time and make sure you have multiple named sources you’re personally and directly in contact with. That is, in my mind, the best possible way to ensure you’re getting your facts straight.