Columnist, The New York Times. Author of the NYT Best Seller, Hatching Twitter.

Tinder, the Fast-Growing Dating App, Taps an Age-Old Truth

nytimes.com — WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - As I sat in the lobby of a drab office building here, waiting to be led up to the penthouse loft of Tinder, the fast-growing dating app, I noticed that every few minutes young women would walk into the foyer, dressed in flip-flops, T-shirts and tattered jean shorts, and then go through a radical transformation.

At Facebook, Creating Empathy Among Cyberbullying

nytimes.com — Of Facebook's 7,185 employees, Arturo Bejar may have the most difficult job. No, he is not responsible for increasing advertising revenue or keeping the website alive 24 hours a day. Mr. Bejar has a much more inscrutable task: teaching the site's 1.3 billion users, especially its tens of millions of teenagers, how to be nice and respectful to one another.

Silicon Valley Stirs Up Hollywood

nytimes.com — Last week in San Francisco, Vanity Fair held its New Establishment Summit, where old-media titans like Bob Iger of Disney could schmooze with new techies like Evan Spiegel of Snapchat. But not everyone was sure what they were doing there. "I thought you decided not to come to this?"

Forgotten women who made the modern world possible

irishtimes.com — While spending the summer of 2007 in Aspen, Colorado, Walter Isaacson and his wife, Cathy, spent much of their waking moments hounding their daughter to finish - or even start, for all they knew - her compulsory college essay.

Wearable Technology That Feels Like Skin

nytimes.com — When it comes to the future of computing, there is one major known and a principal unknown. The known, with almost guaranteed certainty, is that the next era of computing will be wearables. The unknown, with commensurate guaranteed uncertainty, is what these wearables will be and where on your body they will live.

‘The Innovators’ by Walter Isaacson: How Women Shaped Technology

nytimes.com — While spending the summer of 2007 in Aspen, Colo., Walter Isaacson and his wife, Cathy, spent much of their waking moments hounding their daughter to finish - or even start, for all they knew - her compulsory college essay.

We need to be reminded of life before the internet

afr.com — Magazine editor Michael Harris quit his job and tried to wean himself off his heavy digital diet. Nick Bilton Michael Harris, a former magazine editor, is the author of The End of Absence, a book that tries to remind people what life was like before the internet.

A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal: Nick Bilton: 9781591847083: Amazon.com: Books

amazon.com — Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal [Nick Bilton] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A New York Times bestseller Ev told Jack he had to "chill out" with the deluge of media he was doing. "It's bad for the company

Big iPhone 6 Bulges in All the Wrong Places

nytimes.com — It's the ultimate first world problem. You go to the Apple store, drop $400 for an iPhone 6 and then discover it doesn't fit in your pocket. Gasp! In the past, such problems were limited to hipsters with curly mustaches, whose jeans were so skinny they might actually be cellophane wrap.

A Conversation With Michael Harris, Author of 'The End of Absence'

bits.blogs.nytimes.com — Michael Harris, a former magazine editor, is the author of " The End of Absence," a book that tries to remind people what life was like before the Internet. Mr. Harris believes that we now live in an age that lacks solitude, and the time we once used to daydream silently is now filled with social media.
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Oct 30, 2014

Twitter Product head is a cursed job; everyone who has run it has been pushed out: Jack, Goldman, Ev, Patel, Sippey, Rowghani, and now Graf.

Oct 30, 2014

Dear God! Look at this photo in The Mission right now. It's disgusting: Someone is San Francisco has a Blackberry! pic.twitter.com/1P8i6eI13S

Oct 29, 2014

RT @NYTStyles: Tinder taps an age-old truth: when it comes to dating, looks are all that matter. nyti.ms/1nQNP7I

Oct 29, 2014

This will change everything. Everything! (Takes IMDB & Rotten Tomatoes top movies and shows if Netflix has them): whatisonnetflix.com

Oct 29, 2014

My column this week on Tinder shows that with online dating, looks are all that really matter — at least initially: nytimes.com/2014/10/30/fas…

Oct 27, 2014

@MikeIsaac could be used for the same status as Twtr stock right now.

Oct 26, 2014

RT @carr2n: Facebook, the big dog in mobile, is making publishers happy .. and nervous. nytimes.com/2014/10/27/bus… My bit.

Oct 26, 2014

@MikeIsaac I heard those are collectors items now! ;-) (I was told this was the first magazine feature on Twitter to include a dead bird.)

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