AUSTIN, Texas—With rain hammering outside, Zack Malitz stood in a warehouse space lit by strands of bistro lights and began to reveal the campaign strategy of Beto O’Rourke in exacting detail. Malitz, who was the field director of O’Rourke’s Senate campaign, is a tall 30-year-old with thick glasses and a haircut that over the course of an election season can drift inexorably toward mopheadedness. He laid out the exact numbers of potential voters the campaign believed it should try to reach, how many of those voters had a cellphone contact available, and—with a bit of arithmetic—a critical sum that would drive the campaign's final push: the exact figure of volunteer phone-bank shifts he believed would be necessary to win the state. This kind of granular campaign information is normally considered top secret, the kind of thing strategists guard behind passwords and fire underlings upon suspicion of leaking. If Malitz’s talk had resided in an … [Read more...] about Here’s What Beto Could Unleash on Trump
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Personal Tech Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Personal Tech | Devices That Will Invade Your Life in 2019 (and What’s Overhyped) Supported by Tech Fix A.I. that responds to your voice. Next-generation wireless networks. If this year’s biggest consumer technology trends have a familiar ring, there’s a reason for that. ByBrian X. Chen Jan. 3, 2019 Imagine a future where you are never truly alone. Even when your spouse is on a business trip or your children are away at summer camp, you will always have someone (or something) to talk to. In the morning, you could ask the microwave to heat up a bowl of oatmeal. In your car, you could tell your stereo to put on some ’90s music. And when you walk into the office, you could ask your smartphone, “What’s on my calendar today?” This is increasingly the world the tech … [Read more...] about Devices That Will Invade Your Life in 2019 (and What’s Overhyped)
Follow through with your New Year's resolutions. Entrepreneur Store Published 1:30 pm CST, Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Photo: Wes Hicks Photo: Wes Hicks Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Wes Hicks 20 Skills to Learn This New Year for Under $20 1 / 1 Back to Gallery A new YouGov poll revealed that Americans are prioritizing fitness in 2019, with 59 percent of respondents saying they've committed to "exercising more" as a New Year's resolution. Noble? Yes. Naive? Also yes. Most fitness resolutions are fool's errands, after all, with 73 percent of people abandoning them for various reasons before meeting their goal, one study found. As far as New Year's … [Read more...] about 20 Skills to Learn This New Year for Under $20
Every entrepreneurial journey is unique, but the mistakes entrepreneurs make are not. John Boitnott Published 6:30 am CST, Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Photo: Vgajic | Getty Images Photo: Vgajic | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Vgajic | Getty Images 6 Top Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make and What to Do Instead 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The process of planning, launching and running your own business is a heady time, full of long hours and exciting challenges. Pure adrenaline, excitement and sometimes lots of caffeine propel new entrepreneurs through hazy days that often run into one another. Some days, it feels as if there isn’t time to breathe, much … [Read more...] about 6 Top Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make and What to Do Instead