Best in 07/15 - 07/21

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Think FaceApp Is Scary? Wait Till You Hear About Facebook

The idea that FaceApp is somehow exceptionally dangerous threatens to obscure the real point: All apps deserve this level of scrutiny.

wired.com
07/17 8232

What the Superhuman Controversy Reveals About the Shifting Ethics of Software

Anna Wiener writes about the tech company Superhuman, the controversy over its read statuses feature, and questions of ethics in Silicon Valley.

newyorker.com
07/17 1497

The Psychology of Prediction

During the Vietnam War Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara tracked every combat statistic he could, creating a mountain of analytics and predictions to guide the war’s strategy.

Edward Lansdale, head of special operations at the Pentagon, once looked at McNamara’s statistics and told him....

collaborativefund.com
07/21 1376

The Promise and Price of Cellular Therapies

New “living drugs”—made from a patient’s own cells—can cure once incurable cancers, Siddhartha Mukherjee writes. But can we afford them?

newyorker.com
07/15 1354

The Power of Performance Reviews: Use This System to Become a Better Manager

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Performance reviews are key to accelerating your report's career. A former Airbnb Product Lead shares the conversation template that he's used to build high-performing teams and motivate growth all year long.

firstround.com
07/18 1129

How to make digital copies of your VHS tapes

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Updated 3:20PM ET, July 21st: Clarified a point below as to not mislead people into accidentally recording over their home movies.

There are countless ways to remind your family members that you love them. Preserving your home movies, entombed in....

theverge.com
07/21 999

Disney’s New ‘Lion King’ Is the VR-Fueled Future of Cinema

Director Jon Favreau shot the remake of the animated classic inside virtual reality. He doesn't know what to call the result, but it looks like a real movie.

wired.com
07/18 637

An Alien-Hunting Russian Tech Mogul May Help Solve a Space Mystery

Russian billionaire Yuri Milner has invested a fortune to help SETI find the source of cosmic flashes that emit the energy of 500 million suns.

wired.com
07/21 627

Everything You Need To Know About CSS Margins

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One of the first things most of us learned when we learned CSS, was details of the various parts of a box in CSS, described as The CSS Box Model. One of the elements in the Box Model....

smashingmagazine.com
07/15 544

Mastering the Art of the Outcome: How Guru Turned Customer Success Into a Company Cornerstone

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At Guru, customer success is at the center of every aspect of company-building, from product design to sales strategy. Co-founder and CEO Rick Nucci shows how a relentless dedication to outcomes gives startups a competitive edge.

firstround.com
07/15 538