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Why 'House of Cards' Is the Foundation of Netflix's Colossal Growth

Many analysts think House of Cards and Netflix's other award-winning series released a few months later--Orange is the New Black--were turning points in the company's evolution.

Massive win for Internet Liberty as FCC Mandates Equal Access for All

By Jeremy Gillula and Mitch Stoltz | ( Electronic Frontier Foundation) | – As expected, the FCC’s new rules forbid ISPs from charging Internet users for special treatment on their networks. It…

Hiking Whale Peak

8 hours agoFitness / Hiking : Modern Hiker

Recently, while I was leading a hike with our friends, the Anza Borrego Foundation, I heard a lady refer to the desert as “miles of kitty litter and stabby plants.” She meant this in jest, as she had clearly driven many miles to follow me around and drink donated beer from Ballast Point in said kitty…

Numenera RPG hoping to become a film

Numenera is a role-playing game like Dungeons & Dragons except it's new, a 2012 Kickstarter success. It's the foundation for the computer game Torment: Tides of Numenera. And now there could be a film about it. Monte Cook Games, the company that created Numenera, is working with Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter to realise it. Show More Summary

White House spokesman Josh Earnest Does Tap Dance Around Hillary Clinton Foundation for Violating Deal with WH on Shady Foreign Govt Money

From The Last Tradition This issue is not going away for Hillary Clinton because it shows she’s jut as sleazy as her husband (H/T) Washington Free Beacon

Networks Spend Nearly Six Minutes on Runaway Llamas, but Nothing on Clinton Ethics Story

After ABC and NBC failed to cover a front-page story in The Washington Post on Thursday morning about ethics questions surrounding the Clinton Foundation, their evening news counterparts continued the blackout by showing no interestShow More Summary

Foreign Gov’ts Gave Millions to Clinton Fund While Hillary was Sec of State

While Hillary Clinton was US Secretary of State, The Clinton Foundation received millions of dollars from foreign governments, and at least one contribution was in violation of a State Department ethics agreement, the Washington Post reports.

EFF: If You Want to Fix Software Patents, Eliminate Software Patents

Software patents have become every business owner's nightmare. Here, the Electronic Frontier Foundation lays out its argument for abolishing them altogether. The post EFF: If You Want to Fix Software Patents, Eliminate Software Patents appeared first on WIRED.

Here Are the James Beard Foundation’s America’s Classics Award Winners for 2015

Sevilla is right on Charles Street. The James Beard Foundation Awards aren't only about splashy new restaurants and the cool-kids network of chefs: There's an annual honor bestowed to "America's Classics," which are locally owned restaurants...Show More Summary

Driven to help Haiti, engineer returns home, rebuilds churches

PETIONVILLE, Haiti — The beaming smile on Stephan Destin’s face said it all. Destin was standing on the foundation of the new St. Theresa Church in this suburb of Port-au-Prince, watching dozens of construction workers on the job under a blazing midday sun. “This is what it’s all about for you,” I said. “It is,” […]

What the Clinton Foundation Is Costing Hillary

10 hours agoNews : News Desk

When Hillary Clinton left the State Department, in 2013, she put her name on the William J. Clinton Foundation. She didn’t have to do it; she had a résumé that required no institutional validation. Now, as she prepares for a possible...Show More Summary

The Dominican American National Foundation + Hennessy = Good Times

10 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Music Executive Johnny Marines, Bravo & BET TV Personality Julissa Bermudez and Latin Music Producer and Artist, Maffio. (Credit Joy Asico) When you combine two great things like Dominicans and alcohol, you can’t go wrong. Yesterday evening, Hennessy V.S.O.P. Show More Summary

Why the ABIM Foundation Wants Us to Ignore 1997

10 hours agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

Why would the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) leadership want the world to believe that their own ABIM Foundation was created in 1999?  Might it have been because they didn't want to reveal their past? Based on public record,...Show More Summary

Impact Investing: Time to Unleash PRIs

How government can liberate philanthropic foundations to extend billions in critical risk capital for mission-driven startups—and help push impact investing into the mainstream.

Diplomacy Everywhere: Microsoft donates cutting-edge technology to bring diplomacy to life for visitors of the U.S. Diplomacy Center

Today, I was honored to announce a $1 million in-kind contribution to build a high-tech interactive exhibit at the U.S. Diplomacy Center (USDC)—the first step in a partnership with the Diplomacy Center Foundation (DCF).  Opening in 2017...Show More Summary

Palantir founder hates that women have the vote… but apparently quite likes Hillary Clinton

11 hours agoTechnology : Pando Daily

The Washington Examiner reports that Palantir, the intelligence contractor founded by Peter Thiel, donated  “six figures” to the Clinton Foundation in 2014. The foundation is headed by Hillary Clinton and her husband, President Bill Clinton. Show More Summary

Always inept Bitcoin Foundation badly bungles board vote, asks for a do-over

11 hours agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a faulty and poorly tested voting platform has compromised a high-profile election. The issue this time isn’t “hanging chads” and the offices at stake aren’t quite as critical as the President of the United States. Show More Summary

Comments on the Node Foundation

Eran Hammer posted a long piece yesterday about why he does not support a Node Foundation. I am a relative newcomer to Node, having started developing in it a little over a year ago. I've shipped a number of products in Node. All my new server software is running in Node, most of it on Heroku. Show More Summary

Know Your Digital Rights! Join Our AMA with the EFF March 4

Join Tom's Guide for a very special 24-hour Ask Me Anything sessions with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, March 4 (and read our explainer).

Masters is eroding Woolies' foundations

The powerhouse food division is slipping behind while management tries to get the Masters' house in order says Stephen Bartholomeusz.

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