One of my favorite books of all time is Essentialism by Greg McKeown. I first read it early on in my career, and I continue to come back to it again and again. It’s that good.
This morning, I was shaken to learn Heather B. Hamilton (formerly Heather Armstrong) aka Dooce is no longer with us. I learned the news from a post to her Instagram, confirmed by several friends after and then the Associated Press, announcing the tragic news that she died yesterday at the age of 47.
(or how we learned to make the world a nicer place with a small packet of googly eyes) We were standing in Tesco’s technology area looking at computer keyboards, headphones, TV’s, and assorted paraphernalia. This was the bargain struck by my 10 yr old, in return for him following me…
— Read on alastairjohnston.com/eyebombing/
BuzzFeed News is shutting down, the company announced Thursday. The move, which was confirmed by BuzzFeed Chief Executive Jonah Peretti in a memo to staff, is part of a 15% reduction in BuzzFeed’s workforce.
But I would do some things differently. When I realized the power of online journalism in the early aughts, I saw transparency as key to its promise. I’d watched Gawker X-ray New York’s media scene, and seen bloggers tear apart mainstream reporting on the 2004 presidential campaign.
Erryn Rhoden is an ordinary person who works at her family’s roofing company in Columbus, Ohio. She’s also the top-ranked player in her semifinal bracket for the Candy Crush Saga All Stars Tournament, the biggest Candy Crush tournament in history, which she entered by accident.
As someone who attempts to write in short bursts on a regular basis, I find the process of placing and arranging words on the page to be torturous and intimidating, so I can only imagine the anguish felt by actual writers, who must constantly summon their powers to create something out of nothing, a
Whether you laughed or not – and I have my doubts – this is, at least technically, a joke. Specifically, it’s what has come to be known as a Dad Joke.
SB Nation’s Twitter account has a little over 300,000 followers. Or, at least, it did last Friday. Then, suddenly, it was gone, disappeared from the internet for almost a week. When you go to the profile page, the account was replaced by an ominous message: “This account doesn’t exist.
DECKERVILLE, MI—In an effort to ensure employees stay focused during business hours, Paragon Media human resources director Patty Clemence sent a company-wide email Tuesday reiterating that any crying done at the office must be work-related, sources confirmed.