Archive for November, 2018
Watchmen, Alan Moore's beloved 1987 graphic novel, is not an easy property to adapt. It's such a deconstruction of its own medium and genre, superhero comic
What looked like a temporary glitch has stretched into months of confusion and frustration for some members of Marriott Rewards.
For the last decade or so, I’ve been on a number on boards, consulted with a number of entrepreneurs, and have been both formally and informally involved in helping a number of young companies find…
We don’t need to wait for the singularity before artificial intelligence becomes capable of turning the world into a dystopian nightmare. AI-branded algorithms are already serving up new portions of…
In addition to being known as a famous magician, Ricky Jay had roles in Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and Tomorrow Never Dies.
The route back to the dugout for former Cardinals manager Mike Matheny could stay in Missouri and remain close to home, but it first will include a swing through player
Photography and Camera News, Reviews, and Inspiration
The cult classicâs soundtrack gets a new pressing from Waxwork Records
At its peak, the Assyrian empire was the biggest on the planet
In their first significant jersey change in six seasons, the Cardinals have found a new twist on a traditional look. The club unveiled a new powder blue — or "victory"
Anand Giridharadas writes about how New York City Mayor Bill deBlasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo participated in the bidding war for Amazon’s second headquarters, which will be located in Queens, and the outraged response from many, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
I‘ve been thinking about your regret minimization framework for making decisions lately. I don’t recall whether I read about it in an interview, or if you shared it with Jason and me in person in…
Technical and ethical questions.
Basecamp 3 is now back online for reading and writing. All data was confirmed to be fully safe and intact. No emails that were sent to Basecamp during the outage were dropped. We may still have some…
Johnny Marr and Bernard Sumner redefine the concept of the supergroup, leaving The Smiths and New Order behind to form Electronic.
Update, 11/5/18: via GIPHY Production has begun in Los Angeles on the Deadwood film. David Milch's writing the movie, and Daniel Minahan's directing. It's
I’m trying to remember when it was last this crazy at work. Before we spent a month fighting poor planning and terrible execution on the publication of our new book It Doesn’t Have To Be Crazy At…
Thereâs an opening for online banks as traditional ones have been slow to lift deposit rates for savers even as interest rates have risen.
From around 2009 to 2013, the U.S. intelligence community experienced crippling intelligence failures related to its secret internet-based communications system, a key means for remote messaging between CIA officers and their sources.
Cars are turning the planet into a rotten hellbiscuit but you gotta hand it to them: they’re pretty convenient for getting around. You don’t have to walk to a stop. You don’t have to wait for…