Peter Mendelsund, over a long and influential career as a book jacket designer, has added his deft touch to many volumes--many of which would be recognizable to any book lover. Martin Amis, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Jo Nesbø, and James...
By Kevin Flynn, CFA: On the eve of the influential annual Jackson Hole confab for central bankers, it seems appropriate to consider the current path of Fed policy and some of the outcome implications for the financial markets. Despite...Show More Summary
Last night, at Pier 97 on the Hudson River, I saw Robyn play a set that I can only describe as a triumphantly unhurried victory lap. Though she shared the bill with Norwegian electro duo Röyskopp — with whom she just released a solid EP, Do It Again — it was very... More »
With Twitter favorite-gate in full stride this week, a number of users have been looking for a way to reset their existing favorites and approach the “new Twitter” with a clean slate. Perhaps the most influential and public of these figures was former Google and YouTube Director of Product Management and current Homebrew partner Hunter Walk. Show More Summary
Though he only write a major story every year or two, for the last decade and a half John Siracusa has built a reputation as one of Apple’s most influential critics. When he does publish a piece, it’s a 25,000-plus word tome, dropped on Ars Technica, a technology site owned by Condé Nast, to ritual fanfare and millions of hits....
We look to many honorees for their opinions on news and culture as they happen, but whose opinions do they seek out? read more
The conservative hero's fiery 2012 dissent on same-sex marriage could be his most influential opinion—but not in the way he intended.
The influential (and amazing) Kate Bush is about to begin a very rare and in-demand series of live concerts at London's Hammersmith Apollo. Are you one of the lucky ones with a ticket? If so, make sure you read...
A key trend in digital and social media marketing is identifying influencers and their scope of influence. LinkedIn recently put in place a list of the most influential users in a participant's network. Klout has long curated lists of...Show More Summary
Jim Yurchenco, the first full-time employee at the massively influential design firm Ideo, retired recently after a celebrated 35-year career. During his time as a designer, he helped build the mouse for the Apple Lisa, the first mouse ever… The Engineer of the Original Apple Mouse Talks About His Remarkable Career is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
San Diego post-hardcore ragers Drive Like Jehu were one of punk’s rawest and most exhilarating groups. They shared members with the similarly awesome and influential Rocket From The Crypt, and together the bands spawned other fine likeminded acts including Hot Snakes, Obits, and the Night Marchers. Core members John Reis and Rick Froberg have stayed [...]
Y Combinator’s semiannual Demo Day is today — the day when one of the world’s most influential startup incubators gives its current crowd of entrepreneurs a chance to strut their stuff. As the media, investors, and participating and aspiring entrepreneurs all prepare for the avalanche of manicured pitches and gimmicky t-shirts, we thought we’d take a look at some […]
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Why I left one of the most influential Christian families in the world.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two influential NFL voices — including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington's Week 4 game — said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise.
Paul Giamatti has been signed to play a central figure in Straight Outta Compton, F. Gary Gray's biopic tracking the rise of the influential rap group NWA. Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. When you think of a NWA movie I'm sure the first name to jump out at you is Paul Giamatti. Show More Summary
Apple has always had a penchant for creative advertising. From the original, iconic 1984-inspired Macintosh ad to the influential Mac vs. PC commercials of the Get a Mac campaign, Apple has approached customers with dark satire and goofy...Show More Summary