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A fascinating long read: as sad as it's troubling and full of hard truths for the left.

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I wrote something up this weekend about my year at Uber, and why I left:

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I wrote something up this weekend about my year at Uber, and why I left:

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I wrote something up this weekend about my year at Uber, and why I left:

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This is a heartbreaking and brilliant piece about the adolescent nihilism that helped bring about Trump

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I wrote something up this weekend about my year at Uber, and why I left:

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I wrote something up this weekend about my year at Uber, and why I left:

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I wrote something up this weekend about my year at Uber, and why I left:

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$5 Showdown: Linode vs. DigitalOcean vs. Amazon Lightsail vs. Vultr - Josh Sherman => Linode is better

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Scoop in @nickschmidle's 10k-word nuanced profile of Mike Flynn, tracing his rise and fall.

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Populist Trump when alone with his club members: 'You are the special people'

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via The Atlantic http://ift.tt/1aNUXMQ

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It's costing a fortune to protect the Trump family #ococ

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Senior NSC aide fired on Friday after publicly lacing into Trump, Kushner, Bannon at think-tank event this wk -

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Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images The question that remains, of course, is the motive. Why on earth would any campaign for president be in constant, secret touch…

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RT @blakehounshell: Trump’s Cabinet is being frozen out of key decisions

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One of the ways I've talked about social on smartphones is that smartphones themselves are a social platform in a way that the desktop web was not. Every app has an icon on the home screen, so it's quicker to switch apps than switch tabs in the same app. Every app has push notifications, and access to your address book, and your photo library. So, it's much easier to use multiple apps on a phone than on the web. This makes it much easier for apps to take off, but they can look like fireworks - burning brightly and then disappearing. Each social app is trying to capture some piece of psychology or of Maslow's hierarchy and encapsulate it in a few interaction mechanics, and each one is trying to find some angle that's unique enough to break out but not so unique that it becomes a fad. They're also trying to fund a mechanic that can't entirely co-opted by Facebook (live video is another good example here). Not many have managed all of this.

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RT @stephmerry: Was ‘Weird Al’ the real star all along? Such a great profile by @geoffedgers:

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If you want to see today's bananas, but can't imagine torturing yourself for over an hour…

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‘I’m a Dead Man Walking’ — Mark Sanford bares his soul to @TimAlberta

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