> Your Facebook profile doesn’t have boxes to check which political party you belong to or whether you voted in the last election. But political organizations who already know that can now deliver Facebook ads to fit your political preferences.
> Before you roll your eyes at the idealistic nature of this title, know this about me – I’m not one of those people who skips dinner to stay at the office until 9:30 PM. I’m not the guy who won’t shut up about his job in between sips of Guinness at Friday’s Happy Hour.
> John Oliver discusses student debt, which is awful, as well as for-profit colleges, who are awfully good at inflicting debt upon us.Connect with Last Week Tonight online…Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube channel for more almost news as it almost happens: http://ift.tt/1s2sXdk
> One of the best parts of working in this industry is getting to know your heroes. Unlike NBA stars or musicians, most people in our corner of the Internet will reply to a Tweet or respond to an email, dispensing advice, support and more. For me, Jason Snell is one of those guys.
Er zijn dus bedrijven die voorspellen wat dé smaken voor het volgende jaar gaan zijn. En er zijn dan voedingsindustriëlen die betalen voor die voorspellingen om te beslissen welke smaak ze het jaar daarna gaan hypen. En wij zien dan overal diezelfde smaak terugkomen, dus dat moet wel populair zijn.
So you may have bought your pumpkin milkshake or your “radiant orchid” shirt from a place like Burger King or the Gap, but really, it’s companies like McCormick’s and Pantone that steered those companies in that direction.
> We’ve all been there. You pick up a slice of pizza and you’re about to take a bite, but it flops over and dangles limply from your fingers instead. The crust isn’t stiff enough to support the weight of the slice. Maybe you should have gone for fewer toppings.
> A decade ago today—August 13, 2004—former MTV VJ Adam Curry spoke these words, recorded in his car in rural Belgium while driving to the Netherlands: “Well, good morning everybody, and welcome to the Daily Source Code. Thank you very much for taking the time to download this MP3 file.