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What the Hell Is Meerkat? Some Theories

motherboard.vice.com — Photo: ​Ulrika/Flickr ARTHUR HOLLAND MICHEL Arthur: I have heard of it, but I have no idea​ maybe something to do with posting secrets about the government​ or am I way off the mark? me: hahahaha Arthur: meerkats are those animals that stand up, looking out for...lions?

Randy Komisar on the State of Women in Venture Capital

observer.com — Sexism in the venture capital industry is insidious, systemic and subtle. Randy Komisar, a partner at Kleiner Perkins, said as much in a July 2010 interview posted on YouTube: There are not enough women in venture capital today.

It Will Take Google 22 Days to Find You

motherboard.vice.com — ​ Image: Matthew Rothenberg Only 346 people got to glimpse ​Unindexed, a communal website built by Matthew Rothenberg, before it exploded. Unindexed did two things: allow users to submit comments to the site, and constantly search for itself in Google. The latter was a suicide mission.

Funny or Die's 'Apology from Uber' Satire Is Spot On and Therefore Depressing

motherboard.vice.com — Uber, the San Francisco-based startup that makes gobs of money off a very simple innovation coupled with an exacting and ruthless execution, frequently finds itself the target of criticism. Uber's offenses including flouting local regulations, price gouging customers during emergencies, employing drivers who assault their passengers, or stalking reporters, and its marketing team and executives can often be seen issuing apologies (or ​non-apology apologies).

Why Did 'The Dress' Go Viral? We Asked Meme Traffic Expert Neetzan Zimmerman

motherboard.vice.com — The dress. Photo: swiked.tumblr.com On Thursday night, a ​picture of a dress posted to Tumblr went viral. That's "viral" in the old school sense-as opposed to the over-engineered, genetically modified "virality" of BuzzFeed or ​Spartz Inc -meaning it was passed around from person to person through social media and word of mouth until it felt like everyone was talking about the same thing.

Comcast’s Earnings Report May Be a Rorschach Test

motherboard.vice.com — Screengrab: Google News Comcast is the largest cable company in the US as well as the corporate parent of the massive media entertainment conglomerate NBC Universal.

BuzzFeed Scooped CNN Last Night

observer.com — BuzzFeed had arguably one of its first big scoops last night since it hired Politico rockstar Ben Smith earlier this month, beating the major media outlets. " McCain To Endorse Romney Tomorrow," is the headline on the un-bylined post, slipped to the blog by a "well-placed former McCain aide" early this morning.

The Great Erection: Standing Desks Are On the Rise

observer.com — When I decided to write about using a standing desk, I expected to join the ranks of exhilarated converts. I'm not tall, don't weigh much, and have never had back trouble, so I figured I was a prime candidate.

CNN's 'End of the World' Video Was First Revealed in 'Gremlins 2'

motherboard.vice.com — CNN founder Ted Turner commissioned a video for his network to play in case the world ended, we learned today ​via Jalopnik. It's a solemn rendition of "Nearer My God To Thee," apparently intended to be played only once the end of the world is officially confirmed.
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Mar 27, 2015

RT @mattbraga: “Bloody hell" is the appropriate response to being told your hacked Uber account info is being sold on the dark web: motherboard.vice.com/read/stolen-ub…

Mar 27, 2015

RT @josephfcox: At the moment we do not know if the hacked Uber accounts were individually targeted, or if there has been a breach at Uber. Uber won't say.

Mar 27, 2015

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