fun facts

The fascinating history of the Walkman.

“The Walkman’s reign over the music industry is long since over, but its impact on popular culture remains both in the way it symbolizes an era and in the impact it had on modern society.” | learn more

better doing book recommendations

Takeaways: What You Do is Who You Are

Author: Ben Horowitz “Your culture is how your company makes decisions when you’re not there.” Ben Horowitz is the best kind of “weird guy.” His father, David Horowitz, is a well-known conservative writer. Ben, meanwhile, opens chapters and essays with […]

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Who’s having the best rap career after 40?

“The 40 rap elder statespeople we’ve selected and ranked — whittled down from a pool of 100 candidates — represent every corner of the culture, from the forever-respected lyrical technicians to those currently running up streaming numbers.” | learn more

on the blockchain

Milkchain – because, why not?

Finnish dairy giant Arla, “unveiled a project – Arla Milkchain – which allows customers to track the origin and manufacture of a product from farm to dairy. The first item to launch on the platform was Arla Single Estate Organic […]

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Culture and revolution. 

Do you know how many successful slave revolts there have been in history? ONE. It was led by Toussaint L’Ouverture in 1791. Something reminded me of this fact, and I went digging for the source where I learned it. It was this presentation […]

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Creating an innovation culture. 

The head of Corning’s Silicon Valley technology center writes about how he keeps his team innovating. This is loaded with practical advice. One of my favorites: “Relationships that extend beyond the boundaries of the organization are invaluable to acquiring and […]