But in a recent talk, Hoffman turned her focus from reflecting on her work with Apple and Jobs in the 20th century and shifted to not mincing words about one of the most powerful tech companies in the 21st century. As CNBC reports, responding to a question at the 2020 CogX conference about the cult of leadership in technology and the resulting egos from those that head world-changing companies, Hoffman wondered if some of today’s leaders are “motivated by something . . . darker than what appears.” … [Read more...] about Steve Jobs’s right-hand woman unleashes on Facebook, likening it to a drug dealer
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Top Five (2014): Andre Allen (Chris Rock) is a New York City-based comic, movie star, and recovering alcoholic. He is stuck in a career rut but believes that starring in a movie about the Haitian Revolution will be the key to resparking his career and showing people that he can be a serious actor. This is a move that has been met with criticism, especially from New York Times reporter Chelsea Brown (Rosario Dawson), who has long given his work negative reviews. Allen is sensitive to criticism but forced to spend a day with Brown for a story about his newest endeavor, and the pair ends up wandering around New York, discussing his life and other philosophies on what transforms from business to a quirky date. … [Read more...] about 49 Black movies to watch that will spark joy
In his documentary Deep Web, Winter gains exclusive access to Ulbricht’s family and key operators of Silk Road for an engaging breakdown of one of the most seminal cyber cases in recent history. Winter wades into the murky allegations of Ulbricht’s murder-for-hire plots, the mystery of Silk Road ambassador(s) “Dread Pirate Roberts,” and the raging debate over online anonymity and the cryptocurrency Bitcoin to extract a narrative that breathes humanity into the nether regions of the web and challenges how the media covers and the government prosecutes cyber crimes. … [Read more...] about How New Doc “Deep Web” Shines A Light On The Dark Net
Feel especially stuck? Tinker with Squibly’s web-based The Most Dangerous Writing App to override your synapses. This free website lets you assign a length of time (and a writing prompt if you want) to type about continuously. Here’s the catch: If you pause for more than five seconds, everything you’ve written will be erased. For those craving a pattern interrupt, this unorthodox approach may do the trick. … [Read more...] about Anger and frustration can jump-start creativity. Use these 3 tricks to channel it productively
Niagara Square Apartments, were built after the Phase I demolition, and have been fully occupied since construction finished in 2017. This serves as a sobering alert to the preservation and design community, housing activists, and organizations who argued in favor of preserving the historic work of a master over the needs of the user. Cities around the country, such as Denver, Cleveland, and Minneapolis, face similar challenges, and are finding new and creative ways to balance the two sides. … [Read more...] about Who does historic preservation really benefit?