It’s just so dull. Sadly, I just, ugh, God.– California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, on life at the Capitol. (via officialssay)
Omnivoracious: Summer Reading Lists Are Here →
aaknopf: harperbooks: The New York Times offers an eclectic list of books to read, ranging from an autobiographical pop culture read to a serious history of digital computers. NPR did something interesting with their summer reading list. They had indie booksellers make the picks. USA Today goes interactive with their picks. The Wall Street Journal put out a well-chosen summer reading...
The Yankee Comandante →
by David Grann,New Yorker, May 28, 2012
In fact, a strong argument can be made that Facebook’s shaky start as a public...– John Cassidy in The New Yorker. He sort of addresses the big and questionable assumption at the heart of this sentence — that IPOs are about rewarding innovators and early investors — later in the piece, but this still rubbed me the wrong way. IPOs are now about extracting wealth out of a company...