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    • What Would Steve Jobs Do? and 4 Other Stories You Should Read

      Here’s what you missed while taking solace in the fact that you aren’t as dumb as these two people… The New Yorker: Doomsday Prep For The Super-Rich Selected by Dillon Baker, tech editor As the Doomsday Clock ticks closest to midnight since 1953, the elite of American society are preparing their apocalyptic retreats, and no expense is being spared.

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    • The Master AI Poker Player, and 3 Other Stories You Should Read

      Here’s what you missed while you were celebrating Bey’s big baby bonanza… The Atlantic: What Killed the Pay Phone? Selected by Craig Davis, editorial intern After a peak of 2.6 million public pay phones in the mid-1990s, the once ubiquitous fixtures started to disappear. While most assume the cell phone is to blame, Renée Reizman explains in The Atlantic that “fear and paranoi ...

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    • What’s Holding Your Organization Back, and 4 Other Stories You Should Read

      Here’s what you missed while you were watching the Stranger Things teaser commercial too many times… Sirius Decisions: Three Obstacles That Could Be Holding Your Organization Back From Audience-Centricity Selected by Joe Lazauskas, editor-in-chief My selections for this series usually fall into three camps: ridiculous humor pieces, thinkpieces about Facebook, and sports essays that I try to rel.

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  • Zuckerberg’s Facebook Page, and 3 Other Stories You Should Read

    … Here’s what you missed while changing your Gmail settings as fast as possible… The New York Times: Davos Elite Fret About Inequality Over Vintage Wine and Canapés Selected by Dillon Baker, tech editor It’s no secret that populist movements are gaining ground across the globe. While the causes are complicated, few would disagree that evolving…

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  • Facebook’s March to China, and 3 Other Stories You Should Read

    … Here’s what you missed while you were realizing the internet isn’t nearly as stable as you thought… The New York Review of Books: They’ve Got You, Wherever You Are Selected by Dillon Baker, associate editor In this book review, Jacob Weisberg covers the evolution of advertising from the 19th century to today. It’s an argument other have made…

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  • Twitter’s Paradox, and 4 Other Stories You Should Read

    … Here’s what you missed while you were registering to vote (you were doing that, right?)… McSweeney’s: Are You the Next Rock Star Social Media Manager Who’s Willing to Literally Die for Content? Selected by Noah Waldman, editorial intern Today is my last day as Contently’s editorial intern, which means I’ve been on the job hunt, which means I’ve…

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  • MailChimp’s Unorthodox Growth, and 2 Other Stories You Should Read

    … Here’s what you missed while your clown fear was getting way too real… The Ringer: Silicon Valley Can’t Disrupt Craigslist Selected by Joe Lazauskas, editor-in-chief There’s a recurring joke around Contently that I met various employees on Craigslist. It’s technically true; to this day, we still list our editorial internship on Craigslist…

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  • Amazon’s Algorithm, and 4 Other Stories You Should Read

    … Here’s what you missed while you were busy re-watching every episode of Between Two Ferns… NewCo Shift: The Third Transportation Revolution Selected by Jordan Teicher, senior editor Lyft co-founder John Zimmer wrote a pretty unusual article this week. Caught somewhere between a corporate manifesto and a historical overview, his 17-minute read…

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