Today, I came across an interesting question on HN that asked, “Are there any studies about book reading retention rates vs. audiobooks?”. None of the answers that I have seen actually cite any studies, but it’s interesting to me on what some of the people say, most notably a user named Juvoni Beckford: I’ve done […]Read more "Reading vs Audio Retention Rates"
Today’s final round at the Valspar Championship had Tiger Woods in the hunt for the first time in forever. Tiger was down by two with two holes to play and you knew it was time for him to break out, but you weren’t sure if he still had it. Then on 17, he made that […]Read more "Tiger Woods Birdie on 17 at Valspar"
As reported by Recode on a Periscope Live Stream with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: In a very casual Periscope livestream on Thursday, Dorsey said that he wants to verify everyone on Twitter, a continuation of the plan Twitter laid out a few years ago when it asked users to apply for verification online. That program […]Read more "Twitter wants to open verification to everyone"
Farhad Manjoo writing for the NY Times: In January, after the breaking-newsiest year in recent memory, I decided to travel back in time. I turned off my digital news notifications, unplugged from Twitter and other social networks, and subscribed to home delivery of three print newspapers — The Times, The Wall Street Journal and my […]Read more "For Two Months, I Got My News From Print Newspapers."
Today, Coinbase announced a new index fund: Coinbase Index Fund will give investors exposure to all digital assets listed on Coinbase’s exchange, GDAX, weighted by market capitalization. If a new asset is listed on the exchange, it will be automatically added to the fund. I think this is a good move on their part and […]Read more "Coinbase Launches an Index Fund"
I remember the first time I started working remote and how amazing live chat was. No more annoying face to face conversations around your desk, but this totally new medium where introverts can have time to get into the conversation without being overpowered by all those talkers. Jump forward a few years and the live […]Read more "Slack: Where Annoyance Happens"
I just finished a novel about IT, DevOps, and business named The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford. I loved this book. It made me mad, it made me sad, it touched on so many emotions and this is one of the best books I’ve read. I love how through a […]Read more "The Phoenix Project"