“Bon Iver - Beth/Rest” On repeat. All...
What Really Keeps Poor People Poor. →
Jon Bischke, an old pal from Renaissance and inspiring entrepreneur in the online education space, nails it with this article. I would love to see some momentum talking about how expensive it is to be poor. The notion of a pure meritocracy is such nonsense, and the more conversation about the notion of access being as much a factor for success as scores or degrees, the better. Ace work, Bischke.
Bright Eyes - The Ladder song
Biff Labs: Job: Vice President of Product →
bifflabs: Biff Labs is seeking a Vice President of Product to lead product vision and design. We want an articulate, motivated, experienced product leader to join us as we build out our company and ship our first products. The ideal candidate can build and lead a team as effectively as he or she can design… Apply! They are up to some seriously sick shit over at BiffLabs. I’ve...
The culture wars are over. We win.– http://www.theatlantic.com/personal/archive/2011/05/a-final-thought-on-common/238881/
. After his death, his body was re-cremated, but... →
The body was re-cremated during the funeral, but the heart of Thích Quảng Đức remained intact and did not burn. It was considered to be holy and placed in a glass chalice at Xa Loi Pagoda. The intact heart relic] is regarded as a symbol of compassion and Thích Quảng Đức has subsequently been revered by Vietnamese Buddhists as a bodhisattva (Bồ Tát) and accordingly is often referred to in...