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Senior Writer — Inc.

Senior writer @Inc. Previous: New York Times, The Washington Post, The Believer, Village Voice. My guy is @chafkin.

Reddit's Alexis Ohanian Opens Up About His Cofounder's Return

inc.com — He'd been gone a long time. But Reddit co-founder Steve Huffman returned in person to Reddit's office on Friday, and reclaimed his role from a decade ago: chief executive. Turns out the move had been a long time coming.
Jul 19, 2015

@MikeIsaac I'm interested in the line above that! Still confounded by lack of resolution on AO. This raised a brow: inc.com/christine-lago…

How Bobby Flay Built a Sizzling Restaurant Empire

inc.com — Before Bobby Flay was a Food Network star, he was the enterprising chef behind New York City's esteemed Mesa Grill. Since then, his company, Bold Food, has launched 27 restaurants, including Bolo, Bar Americain, and several Bobby's Burger Palace locations, which together employ close to 1,500 people.

The Internet of Things is Coming for Your Baby

thefiscaltimes.com — The internet of things is expected to be in 50 billion everyday objects within five years. Including, possibly, your baby's onesie. Before her baby was born, Nicole, now a 30-year-old Bay Area mom, opened an email from a friend containing a screenshot of a newfangled baby monitor that straps onto an infant while she is sleeping and sends a continuous stream of data to its parents, including the baby's breathing rate.

Behold: The Quantified Baby

inc.com — The internet of things is expected to be in 50 billion everyday objects within five years. Including, possibly, your baby's onesie. Before her baby was born, Nicole, now a 30-year-old Bay Area mom, opened an email from a friend containing a screenshot of a newfangled baby monitor that straps onto an infant while she is sleeping and sends a continuous stream of data to its parents, including the baby's breathing rate.
Mar 12, 2015

In the age of the quantified baby, smart diapers are just the start ow.ly/KeNtP via @inc @lagorio

Mar 12, 2015

Fitbit, but for your newborn. @lagorio with her opus on the nascent Quantified Baby movement: inc.com/christine-lago…

Mar 12, 2015

Nice lookin' baby you got there! Let's strap a wearable on her. @lagorio on data-mining your newborn. inc.com/christine-lago…

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Aereo Final Auction Leaves Company 'Disappointed'

inc.com — The U.S. Supreme Court put the nails in Aereo's coffin last year. Today it became clear that any dreams the once-highly touted startup--and its investors--still nursed of making much profit off of its technology or intellectual property, are dead as well.

Livefyre's Thoroughly Modern Series D

inc.com — Livefyre's latest deal just got a lot hotter. After rounding up $15 million in fresh investment from venture-capital firms, it added $32 million in outside funding from a mix of investors and a pair of strategic partners, two seriously heavy hitters who could help determine the future of the business.

Hot Seats: The Cutthroat New Ecosystem for Restaurant Reservations

inc.com — Valentine's Day isn't the most popular day for eating out in America. (That would be Mother's Day, trivia geeks.) But it's still a significant annual test for major players in the restaurant industry. One-quarter of Americans report dining out on February 14, and in big cities, that means all the prime-time tables at hip restaurants are booked.

The Regulatory Revolution That Just Won't Happen

inc.com — Regulators have never exactly been the friends of small business. In fact, the more highly regulated an industry, the more commonly it's considered inefficient. Added regulation means added bureaucracy, and added bureaucracy means inefficiency. Inefficiency hurts a business's bottom line.

What Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Is Still Getting Wrong About Harassment

inc.com — At last, Twitter is listening. Or it is now that "the rest of the world knows." An internal memo from Twitter's CEO of the past five years, Dick Costolo, was published by the Verge this week. As Slate noted, it "cleared up one of the abiding mysteries of the Internet: Do the people at Twitter know how serious their trolling problem really is?
Feb 05, 2015

"It's a systemic shrug. And that is Twitter's problem." @lagorio on what Dick Costolo still doesn't get re: trolls: bit.ly/1zDOJXH

Feb 05, 2015

RT @Inc: Finally, Twitter is listening--at least, now that "the rest of the world knows" about its troll infestation bit.ly/1v2Cu2J @lagorio

Feb 05, 2015

RT @Inc: Finally, Twitter is listening--at least, now that "the rest of the world knows" about its troll infestation bit.ly/1v2Cu2J @lagorio

Feb 05, 2015

RT @adriarichards: What Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Is Still Getting Wrong About Harassment inc.com/christine-lago…

Feb 06, 2015

RT @Inc: Finally, Twitter is listening--at least, now that "the rest of the world knows" about its troll infestation bit.ly/1v2Cu2J @lagorio

The Future of Chilling Out, in a Can, Dude

inc.com — Editor's note: This article is part of Inc.'s 2015 Best Industries report. For Max Baumann of Santa Barbara, California, 2009 was the Year of Avid Googling. Which led to 2010's being the Year of Sipping Experimental Concoctions. "I was absolutely fascinated by researching on Google all of the herbs and amino acids and minerals that could calm you down," Baumann, 26, says.
Feb 04, 2015

"Relaxation beverages:" No longer just a hot toddy or glass of Bordeaux @Inc inc.com/christine-lago…

Feb 04, 2015

RT @lagorio: "Relaxation beverages:" No longer just a hot toddy or glass of Bordeaux @Inc inc.com/christine-lago…

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Jul 21, 2015

Silicon Valley’s Best Hope for ... ok, only it's definitely not in Silicon Valley. Weird, @Wired wired.com/2015/07/silico…

Jul 21, 2015

@timdonnelly THANK GOD. Also, I guess this means I'll have to move back to Brooklyn now.

Jul 03, 2015

Episode 20 of @Inc Uncensored, and we've got guac, Greece, and the future of Uber. inc.com/will-yakowicz/…

Jun 12, 2015

This week's @Inc Uncensored, on VCs inviting themselves to your dinner table, and an appearance by @dianaransom! soundcloud.com/panoply/inc-un…

Jun 05, 2015

Can't believe we are on episode 16. And it all comes back to snake people, once again. @Inc soundcloud.com/panoply/inc-un…



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