A skeptic’s ode to Uber
Carmel DeAmicis, pando.com

Of all the companies I’ve covered in my time at Pando, by far I have lobbed the most crap at Uber. It was perfectly deserved, reporting that needed to be done on their shoddy background check practices, the gaps in their insurance coverage, the wa…

But hopefully, the company will get its head out of its ass when it comes to such safety measures, and continue to be a symbol of the best of what Silicon Valley has to offer. Disruption that changes the way we live for the better.

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, Part II
theatlantic.com

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for just one more week — until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once…

Amazing shots!!

WOW!!
I’ve watched this TED talk twice now and it’s a true eye opener. Just wait for the Mister Rogers clip to understand what has changed… and the mice - damn!

How TV Affects the Brains of Young Children (by WikiLeaks Unofficial)

The global unicorn universe, by @startupmanage
(via Startup Management » The Global Unicorns Universe)

The only way to order all these financial statements and utility bills.. Post-it of course!! The Gewürztraminer is for mission accomplished 😜 #weekendproject #wine

"One of the biggest mistakes startups make is treating launch like the be all end all. “It’s like if you just launched, dropped the mic, and said peace out, we’re done,” Marooney says. “You’re not Bono. Don’t do that.”"
— Excellent read by Facebook’s head of tech communications. For anyone dealing with marketing a product or service, this one is a keeper!
The Best PR Advice You’ve Never Heard - from Facebook’s Head of Tech Communications

One of the most inspiring talks I’ve seen. Period.