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All the Reasons to See 'Independence Day 2'

motherboard.vice.com — This podcast contains spoilers for Independence Day and Independence Day 2: Resurgence. We had 20 years to prepare. That's the tagline for Independence Day 2. It refers to Earth, and how long we had to get ready for a second alien invasion. But it also applies to Roland Emmerich and the team behind the sequel.

There's a New Film About Misophonia, Where People Get Enraged by Certain Sounds

motherboard.vice.com — Jeffrey Gould is a longtime sufferer of misophonia, or "hatred of sound," a neurological disorder that can cause people to feel uncontrollable anger at common sounds such as chewing, tooth-brushing, opening a bag of chips, or the slapping of flip-flops on heels.

Scott Kurnit’s AdKeeper Pivots to Keep.com, Where Users ‘Follow Brands’ [UPDATED]

observer.com — Somehow this passed us by: AdKeeper, the startup from About.com's Scott Kurnit attempting to create a "like" button for online ads, announced a pivot a few weeks ago. In a Nov. 21 blog post titled, "Another View of AdKeeper," Mr. Kurnit explained that the site will be relaunching at Keep.

Uber Earth | Motherboard

motherboard.vice.com — The ride-hailing service must contend with Chinese government crackdowns and disgruntled cabbies. Can it win on both fronts? The Uberization of the world is not about creating a ubiquitous app in a specific sector, but redesigning the world around us for optimal technology-based interactions that don't require humans.

How Much Money Do People Spend on Uber?

motherboard.vice.com — I recently tallied up all the money I've spent on Uber. I was sure the total would be an embarrassing extravagance. The existence of the app on my phone, already connected to my credit card, is a constant temptation. I take Uber to the airport. I take it if I've been drinking and feeling lazy.

An Oral History of Our Week Without Slack

motherboard.vice.com — Last week, Motherboard made the decision to temporarily shut off Slack. We announced this decision with a post on the site. We cover technology and the ways that it impacts daily life, so a story of how a tool for productivity can easily turn into a tool for distraction seemed appropriate.

The Tiny Hands Review of the iPhone SE

motherboard.vice.com — For the past three weeks, I've been using an iPhone SE. I'm an Android user. I like my widgets and my Google apps, and I always felt the iPhone was too fancy and breakable for me. This was my first experience using an iPhone as my everyday device.

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linkedin.com — Like many publications, Motherboard uses Slack to coordinate our daily operation. We send more than 5,000 messages a week in eight Slack channels. Reporters and contributors pitch story ideas and ask for edits in Slack. We have a room where people share interesting links. We have a room for voting on headlines.

We’re Taking a Break from Slack. Here’s Why

motherboard.vice.com — A Motherboard "blog-b-que" on July 4, 2015. Photo: Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai Like many publications, Motherboard uses Slack to coordinate our daily operation. We send more than 5,000 messages a week in eight Slack channels. Reporters and contributors pitch story ideas and ask for edits in Slack. We have a room where people share interesting links.

Welcome to Uber Earth

motherboard.vice.com — Do you remember when you first heard about Uber? Did you think you would hear about it again? Did you expect you would hear about it over and over, for years and years? "Uber" on Google Trends. If you did, kudos to you. Perhaps you should consider a career in venture capital.
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Jul 23, 2016

RT @motherboard: This implant vibrates when you face magnetic north, giving you a literal internal compass  http://bit.ly/2aBbV2l  https://t.co/xptBugqB9r

Jul 21, 2016

"But my greatest compassion will be... Live from New York, it's Saturday night!"


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