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Why I'm not a big fan of Scrum

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 22:08:55 GMT

Scrum is now the default agile software development methodology. This management framework, which is "simple to understand but difficult to master", is used by…



Inside the shadowy world of America's 10 biggest gunmakers

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 19:38:15 GMT

Meet the moguls making a killing from gun sales in the United States. They are all white, all middle-aged, and all men. A few live openly lavish lifestyles, but…



The Crazy Story of What Really Went Wrong at Target Canada

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 04:38:45 GMT

The Last Days of Target The untold tale of Target Canada’s difficult birth, tough life and brutal death Photographs by Johan Hallberg-Campbell The grand opening…



Doomsday planning for less crazy folk

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 19:24:29 GMT

Doomsday planning for less crazy folk Written by lcamtuf@coredump.cx , last update Feb 2017. Twitter: @lcamtuf . More about the author here . 1. Introduction []…



Bring Back the 9-to-5 Workday

Fri, 11 Sep 2015 17:37:13 GMT

Charles Bukowski was never really a billboard for good health. But it was not just the long nights spent drinking in rundown bars that were to blame. It was…



I was an undercover Uber driver

Sat, 09 May 2015 23:16:44 GMT

Two good-looking young strangers are having an amazing conversation in the backseat of my car. I'm eavesdropping so hard I nearly run a red light. Her : Then…



The Rebel King of Custom Bikes

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:59:13 GMT

Len Janssen wanted a bike built just for him. So a few years ago he made the trip to rural Connecticut to meet Richard Sachs. There, Sachs went straight to…



How Long Have I Got Left?

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:00:11 GMT

AS soon as the CT scan was done, I began reviewing the images. The diagnosis was immediate: Masses matting the lungs and deforming the spine. Cancer. In my…



1 | "I Love Your Work": A Storytelling Innovator Examines The World Of Lesbian Porn | Co.Create: Creativity \ Culture \ Commerce

Mon, 13 May 2013 20:13:41 GMT

Artist and storyteller Jonathan Harris creates Internet-based projects that experiment with how people relate to technology and each other. His works have…



James Somers – Web developer money

Tue, 11 Jun 2013 22:28:20 GMT

There’s this great moment in the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011) when the world’s most celebrated sushi chef turns to his son, who is leaving to start…



On Being A Senior Engineer | Kitchen Soap

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:15:26 GMT

I think that there’s a lot of institutional knowledge in our field, especially about what makes for a productive engineer. But while there are a good deal of…



The Overprotected Kid - The Atlantic

Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:22:42 GMT

A trio of boys tramps along the length of a wooden fence, back and forth, shouting like carnival barkers. “The Land! It opens in half an hour.” Down a path and…



What happens when four guys try to cross the Atlantic...in a rowboat - Sportsnet.ca

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 21:04:46 GMT

This story first appeared in the Aug. 5, 2013 issue of Sportsnet magazine. It was recently honoured with a notable mention in the Best American Sports Writing…



4chan - News

Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:09:24 GMT

News LUCKY 13 by "The Team" - 10/01/16 @ 0:00AM EDT # Thanks to our new friend Ramen ! OLDER NEWS... Click here to view all news posts. Home News Blog FAQ Rules…



Managing Email Realistically

Tue, 07 Aug 2012 18:36:19 GMT

Don’t worry: this isn’t yet another Getting Things Done love-in. GTD probably works, but it doesn’t work for you (or me). There are plenty of great apps to help…



A Veteran of Bin Laden Assault Unit SEAL Team Six Describes His Training | Politics | Vanity Fair

Fri, 04 May 2012 12:03:35 GMT

Adapted from SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Seal Sniper by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin, to be published this month by St. Martin’s Press; ©…



A REPORTER AT LARGE: THE CASTAWAYS : The New Yorker

Wed, 25 Apr 2012 10:36:26 GMT

From left to right: Lucio Rendón, Jesús Vidaña, and Salvador Ordóñez, in San Blas, Mexico, December, 2006. Photograph by Steve Pyke. Very early on the morning…



What's with the Mac doomsayers? | Operating Systems | Macworld

Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:06:42 GMT

The current Mac renaissance has a certain “be careful what you wish for—you just might get it” feel to it. After more than a decade of stagnant market share,…



How one man escaped from a North Korean prison camp | World news | The Guardian

Sun, 15 Apr 2012 13:15:55 GMT

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I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave | Mother Jones

Thu, 12 Apr 2012 02:08:53 GMT

My brief, backbreaking, rage-inducing, low-paying, dildo-packing time inside the online-shipping machine. Illustration by Mark Matcho "Don't take anything that…



Bring back the 40-hour work week - AlterNet - Salon.com

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 13:04:37 GMT

This article originally appeared on AlterNet . If you’re lucky enough to have a job right now, you’re probably doing everything possible to hold onto it. If the…



The Dumbest Idea In The World: Maximizing Shareholder Value - Forbes

Sun, 05 Feb 2012 02:37:41 GMT

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Rebecca Coriam: lost at sea | World news | The Guardian

Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:00:04 GMT

The Disney Wonder, from which Rebecca Coriam (right, top) vanished in March. All her parents Mike and Ann have been told is that the investigation is 'still…



Pedalling Technique and the Wattbike

Sun, 15 Apr 2012 03:31:38 GMT

For most of us, the last time we were taught to ride a bike was in childhood, and once we were able to ride safely that was that. Elite cyclists and triathletes…