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“Holmes hopes that Topic.com, her new project at First Look Media, will help rekindle her love for the web. The consumer-facing publication, published monthly, is designed to be the antithesis of the kinds of publications …

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Ahmed Kathrada, Anti-Apartheid Leader, Dies at 87

March 28, 2017 – 2:06 pm
Ahmed Kathrada

The iconic political activist and one of my father’s good friends Ahmed Kathrada died today. I had the honor of spending time with Kathrada on many occasions. But in particular, I had the privilege of …

Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend On It. (Via Cal Newport at NYT)

March 20, 2017 – 2:26 pm

“In a capitalist economy, the market rewards things that are rare and valuable. Social media use is decidedly not rare or valuable. Any 16-year-old with a smartphone can invent a hashtag or repost a viral …

Trump’s First Budget Proposal

March 16, 2017 – 1:23 pm

 
“The chances of Mr. Trump’s first budget passing Congress in its current form are slim. Many of the proposals would be nonstarters for Democrats, and some would be problematic for Republicans. The proposed $54 billion …