How Naval Ravikant went from “radioactive mud” to a startup kingmaker who is disrupting traditional VC funding with his AngelList syndicates. Read more>
In The Other Side we look at the side projects of creatives. Here, animal lovers Emily Sheskin and Suzanna Schumacher spend their days working at Firstborn and BBMG, respectively, and their nights and weekends making rescue pets the stars they deserve to be. Read more>
Leadership coach Lolly Daskal and Psychologist Art Markman help a reader figure out if it’s worth sticking it out in hopes of a promotion or if it’s time to start looking for a new gig in this week’s column. Read more>
An Airbnb guest used a Manhattan apartment to hold a sex party last week. Here’s how the company prepared a rapid response to the situation. Read more>
For one month, I became the “micro-entrepreneur” touted by companies like TaskRabbit, Postmates, and Airbnb. Instead of the labor revolution I had been promised, all I found was hard work, low pay, and a system that puts workers at a disadvantage. Read more>
Remember your “Top 8 Friends” on MySpace?
If there was an ugly time in social’s history, this was it. Not just due to the gaudy graphics, but also due to the fact that we were in love with the new possibilities of our digital selves. If you loathe today’s Instagram selfies, they are masterpieces compared to the MySpace days when our crappy camera phones made our already awkward duck face reflections look remarkably worse. Read more>
Heap partners with an ex-NASA scientist and others to bring sci-fi musical gloves to the well-heeled masses. Read more>