November 2013 Archive

New tax law driving expats to renounce U.S. citizenship

(McClatchy) – For Ruth Anne Freeborn, it boiled down to a choice between country and family.

A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors

(Colossal) – Part architectural intervention and part optical illusion…

SFO Inks Deal with Car-Share Service RelayRides, But Sues Its Competitor

(SF Weekly) – …the city is moving forward with its lawsuit against RelayRide’s competitor, FlightCar.

President touches on SF culture in immigration speech during city visit

(SF Examiner) – President Barack Obama invoked San Francisco history and culture to make points about immigration reform during a speech in Chinatown…

NBA Usher vs. Little Kid: ‘Dance Cam’ Battle for the Ages

(Mashable) – If you missed the weekend’s most endearing sports highlight, that’s probably because it had nothing to do with slam dunks…

Feminism, According to Stock Photography

(NY Mag) – Here at the Cut, we often need illustrations for stories about women, and sometimes we turn to stock photography…

Dealer’s Hand

(New Yorker) – Why are so many people paying so much money for art? Ask David Zwirner.

Obamacare Contains “Death Panels”

(Newsmax) – The Affordable Care Act contains provisions for “death panels,” which decide which critically-ill patients receive care and which won’t…

15 Underrated Apps Every Entrepreneur Should Use

(Mashable) – Whether you have a tech question or a fashion concern, there’s probably an existing app that can help you out.

A snapshot of one minute on the internet, today and in 2012

(Quartz) – Industry reports from investment banks are turgid things, rarely fit for human consumption.

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