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  • Why women are leaving the tech industry in droves

    Why women are leaving the tech industry in droves
    When I moved to the Bay Area in 2007 to run the Wikimedia Foundation, the first thing that struck me was the eerie absence of women. I'd spent most of my working life at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., where we used to joke that women took power when the...
  • The editor's lot, in seventeen syllables

    Throwback Thursday is a gimmick permitting the repurposing of old material. Having sold you old rope earlier this week with the annual holiday cautions, I plainly have no shame. So today's throwback Thursday offering is a selection of previously published...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: Fall TV Recap - Who's on Top?

    The bulk of this season's fall freshman broadcast shows have premiered, and while the winners and losers according to traditional ratings are out, it's time to dig into the rest of the social and digital landscape to see the rest of the story - what's...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'The Comeback', 'Web Therapy' Both Trend With Lisa Kudrow's Return

    Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR - TV measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and Wikipedia combined. For more on the methodology behind DAR - TV, scroll to the bottom of the article....
  • Soaring SpaceX, Isaacson on Wikipedia, Asimov on creativity, and more

    Here’s your supplemental weekend reading list (for when you’ve finished your Times.) Elon Musk’s SpaceX is perhaps the most remarkable entrepreneurial success story in recent times. Quartz tells how SpaceX leapfrogged NASA to “...
  • Interviewing Ian Anderson: Solo tours, discs mean Jethro Tull to live on in music only

    Interviewing Ian Anderson: Solo tours, discs mean Jethro Tull to live on in music only
    Ian Anderson has been a member of British prog-rock band Jethro Tull for nearly five decades. He’s written and sung the majority of the songs that fill the group’s 21 studio discs, nine live albums and 15 compilations, which collectively...
  • Spirit of America's past lines streets of Cassadaga

    Spirit of America's past lines streets of Cassadaga
    At Halloween or any time, ghosts seem to be big business. Walking tours follow Florida's spirits from Pensacola to Key West, and volumes of spooky legends abound. In one, Jack Powell's "Haunting Sunshine," I read that Arthur, the spirit of an Irish tenor,...
  • Datebook: Emigres in Hollywood, trippy video, post-tsunami architecture

    Datebook: Emigres in Hollywood, trippy video, post-tsunami architecture
    Norton Simon's trove, films from the emigres who settled Hollywood and the hallucinatory videos of Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin. Plus: post-Fukushima architecture and the photographs of Alejandro Cartagena. It's all happening now in El Lay: “...
  • Apple's data collection raises privacy complaints

    Apple's data collection raises privacy complaints
    Apple has begun automatically collecting the locations of users and the queries they type when searching for files with the newest Mac operating system, a function that has provoked backlash for a company that portrays itself as a leader on privacy. The...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: Foo Fighters Launch 'Letterman,' 'The Little Couple' Has a Giant Week

    Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR - TV measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and Wikipedia combined. For more on the methodology behind DAR - TV, scroll to the bottom of the article....
  • UCLA barely gets by California, 36-34

    For the first time since 1998, UCLA has defeated California at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley. It was an ugly game that was closer than it should have been for the Bruins, who ended up winning the game, 36-34, nonetheless. The victory snapped a two-game...