bitchouttahell: shout out to all of the custodians, cooks, garbage truck drivers, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, waiters, and every one else whose jobs and entire fucking existences get shit on by the same people who wouldn’t know what to do with their lives if they had to do anything for themselves
Since the Lehman Brothers collapse, tech has been carrying the New York City...– Jonathan Bowles Yahoo to Move Into Old New York Times Headquarters - NYTimes.com (via fred-wilson)
Why is everyone else in the world so fucking weird?– everyone in the world (via bestnatesmithever)
travels with khuyi: 8 questions to ask yourself... →
khuyi: 8 questions to ask yourself before *applying* to (not even joining) a startup. Why before applying? Because not knowing the answers to these questions, or worse, not having even considered them, makes it much harder for the person hiring you to believe that you’re truly interested. What kind of…
videohall: 2 grown men go through a labor simulation > I lost it at “STOP SMILING!!!!”
finally in New York people who build things are getting rich versus people (Wall...– What Tumblr’s sale means for New York startup ecosystem — Tech News and Analysis (via axelletess)
Just because you’re offended doesn’t make you right.– Ricky Gervais (via gq)
Being Tim Devane: An EIR on Campus →
tdevane: Last weekend, I went back to Wesleyan, my alma mater, to talk to undergrads interested in startups about internships in New York this summer. These meetings were part of a new initiative from Digital Wesleyan, a group represented by Jim Friedlich, Jake Levine and myself, to fund 10-week…
This car performs better than anything we’ve ever tested before. Not just the...– Jake Fisher, Consumer Reports’ director of testing on the Tesla Model S. (via parislemon)
24ribs: Come over, please. Wear an extra large comfy t-shirt and bring your box full of memories. Bring every picture, ticket stub, and stuffed animal you have. Don’t forget your favorite record. I will have Chinese food waiting for us. We are going to stay up all night sharing memories.
Ownership might be getting replaced with membership, or revised to mean...– Things Aren’t What They Used to Be: Is Ownership Passé? | Harpy’s Review | Big Think (via futuristgerd) Though revolutionary ten years ago, this thinking is now an almost certain future.
I beg young people to travel. If you don’t have a passport, get one. Take a...– Henry Rollins (so very true) (via awelltraveledwoman)
The following is an e-mail from the past, composed...
Dear FutureMe, I hope you at first find it strange that you’re receiving what seems like spam mail from a site you don’t recognize. Good, because with your shitty ability to remember anything I doubt it’ll so much as shake a bell in your noggin when this e-mail arrives. Today is 4/13/2011, and I’m writing this to Future Me to understand the discrepancies between how I...
BRYCE DOT VC: Our Investment in Science Exchange →
brycedotvc: About two years ago I found myself in a nondescript neighborhood near the San Francisco Airport. I was parked in front of a house, which resembled most houses on the street. As I walked to the door, nothing seemed out of the ordinary. As I entered, it was clearly some sort of startup flop house…
The Executive: Why the Jobs Outlook Just Got a... →
execgate: Weak corporate top-line growth is likely to spell an equally troubled bottom line for the 11.7 million unemployed. Quarterly earnings thus far have shown the typical strong level of profit beats, with just more than two of three companies in theStandard & Poor’s 500 exceeding Wall…
I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay. I didn’t set out to be the...– Jason Collins More: NBA player Jason Collins says he is gay (via usatoday)
Valedictorian Speaks Out Against Schooling in...
Here I stand There is a story of a young, but earnest Zen student who approached his teacher, and asked the Master, “If I work very hard and diligently, how long will it take for me to find Zen? The Master thought about this, then replied, “Ten years . .” The student then said, “But what if I work very, very hard and really apply myself to learn fast — How long then?” Replied the Master, “Well,...
If not the usual suspects, what’s going on? It boils down to this: The academic...– No Rich Child Left Behind - NYTimes.com (via khuyi)
we invest and we subsidize their education in fields where there are no jobs– Clay Christensen at 6:18 in this video (via fred-wilson) One of the highlights of the entire http://StartupGrind.com/2013 global event. Mark Suster interviews the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and world renown author Clayton Christensen. (via...