"If you get sick while traveling, TraveDoc, an Uber for healthcare that currently operates in Ghana and Singapore, wants to be your go-to app."
"I heard Tumblr is getting their own elevator. It’ll be nice to ride the elevator without 15 hipsters."
- someone in the elevator who did not know I worked at Tumblr (via whatkiiixfishlikeson)
As someone who used the elevator in the Tumblr building, I have to say: this person seems to care about elevators. Just a little bit.
"If you find yourself looking for a college comedy show in Boston, you might not know where to start."
"Though – I have to say – I don’t know if the way forward exactly includes what Joshua Bell – an English professor at Harvard — told me, who said that he’d ‘really be interested in such a television program if, on the last show of the season, the losers were invited back to cannibalize the winner’s living body. I think it would work best dramatically if each loser, one by one, took a single bite of the winner, and then as they’re chewing they say what it is they most admire about the winner’s work.’"
"The Kansas Senate will likely reject the bill [that would allow businesses and other groups to refuse certain services and benefits to same-sex couples], which the Kansas House approved on Wednesday, the Senate’s president said. Meanwhile, a newly formed statewide business coalition said it would oppose the measure."
"You want to own the new technologies, not try to make them as inefficient as what they are replacing. The typesetters union and lithographers, the musicians – who once demanded that orchestras or bands sit in radio studio while they played recordings of the group over the air – found out the trick is to make sure workers get part of the gain from new tech by owning it in some fashion."