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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.

Candy Crush Creator Predicts Virtual Reality Will Go Mainstream

inc.com — Mobile-game mastermind Tommy Palm, one of the creators of the monster gaming hit Candy Crush Saga, has been putting his money into virtual reality. Over the past year he's been quietly bootstrapping a new VR software company called Resolution Games, which is operating under the belief that if it builds compelling games for the masses, VR headsets will find their ways into living rooms everywhere.

Tinder Demonstrates the Wrong Way to Respond to Bad Press

inc.com — A tweetstorm is once again proven to not be the way to counter bad press. The case in question concerned Nancy Jo Sales's recent article for Vanity Fair: "Tinder and the Dawn of the Dating Apocalypse." It explored the app-fueled hook-up engine of modern urban romance. Or, lack of romance.

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.
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Sep 04, 2015

I still want the "@jonfine" blend. Or the Finian varietal. Ledbetterian has a certain ring, too... @jledbetter itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ep.…

Sep 04, 2015

Who passes and who fails the @NeilBlumenthal hiring test? @WarbyParker joins @Inc Uncensored for the latest podcast bit.ly/1JTrYAT

Sep 02, 2015

Yup, the e in the new google logo still bothers me.

Sep 01, 2015

(Weirdly it involves a onesie that says "Onesie")

Sep 01, 2015

How did I miss this? Uber has an official policy for backseat baby births: businessinsider.com/uber-onesie-fo…


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