Mark blogged some etiquette posters from a Japanese subway system back in December. And they're fine, as far as they go. They just don't go far enough. They don't liken seat hogs to Space Invaders or, most imaginatively, Hitler. They don't invoke The Last Supper to beg riders not to forget their umbrellas. (The sorrowful look on Jesus's face as he contemplates the mass of lost umbrellas is worth the price of admission.) And they don't put a Scotch on the rocks in Santa Claus's hands to illustrate -- you know what? I have no idea what it illustrates. Does it matter?
“I’m a comedian who pushes boundaries,” tweeted Shane Gillis after Saturday Night Live announced he’d been fired just a few days after he landed a prestigious writing job for the 45-year-old show. Gillis’ idea of “pushing boundaries” was to say stuff like “Let the fucking ch-nks live there,” when discussing New York’s Chinatown, and observing […]
At just The Fire 7 is a nice little tablet. I’ve had one for couple of years and it’s great for watching Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO, Hulu, etc. It’s a bit heavier than a Kindle, but I find it to be a really good ebook reader, too. This new model has twice the storage as […]
Alex Gendler of TED-Ed challenges you to figure out where the recipe for a top-secret sauce recipe is located. Below: All the information in one screenshot.
Breaking into the big leagues as a project manager isn’t done overnight, but there are principles that anyone can learn, and they’re applicable to nearly any business. No matter what your field, if there are multiple teams working toward a common goal, you’re going to need a roadmap. The Project Management Professional Certification Training Suite […]
On the one hand, nostalgia is “a corruption of the historical impulse,” according to William Gibson. On the other hand, “Super Mario Bros.” will never not be cool. Luckily, there’s a way to satisfy that retro gaming while still keeping an eye on the future: The GameShell Kit. This thing is simultaneously the last handheld […]
The field of data analytics can get intimidating, even for business professionals who constantly rely on it. But at its heart, its purpose is to simplify. To take mounds of information and distill their insights into a single clear picture. Currently, the go-to software for painting that picture is Tableau. And if you want to […]