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The Daily Read – Hurricane Arthur Edition – 7/3/14

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KnowTechie Daily Read

Driving out of town for the Fourth of July? Nothing wrong with getting a little reading time in while someone else drives you up there, right? Here’s what I got for you today: 

Tinder’s Forgotten Woman: Whitney Wolfe, Sexism, and Startup Creation Myths

(www.businessweek.com)

“Whitney Wolfe, a former vice president of marketing at Tinder, the wildly popular hookup facilitation app, is suing the company and its parent, IAC/InterActiveCorp, for sexual harassment and discrimination.”

by @nisummers

What Not To (Android) Wear: One Woman’s Search For Smartwatch Bliss

(www.readwrite.com)

“I have a confession: My name is Adriana, and I’m addicted to arm notifications.

When I began checking out smartwatches last year, I didn’t realize how dependent I’d become on having alerts on my wrist. Now I’m obsessed with finding just the right device to deliver them.”

by @adra_la

Everybody Freaking Out About Millennials Living With Their Parents Needs to Read This 1 Sentence

(www.theatlantic.com)

“More young people than ever are living in their parents’ basements. You’ve surely heard that one before. The Washington Post , the New York Times , the New Republic , , and others have repeated it over and over in the last few years.”

by @DKThomp

Why has Google cast me into oblivion?

(www.bbc.com)

“This morning the BBC received the following notification from Google: Notice of removal from Google Search: we regret to inform you that we are no longer able to show the following pages from your website in response to certain searches on European versions of Google:”

by @Peston

Google’s Street View cameras are touring museums and taking weird selfies by accident

(www.qz.com)

“Google’s Art Project was launched three years ago as a sort of Street View for museums and art galleries. Using panoramic cameras mounted on trolleys, Google captures the artwork and gilded halls of 250 institutions around the world-all the while trying to stay out of sight.”

by @mbd_s

The Science Of Turbulence

(www.nautil.us)

“These tiny swirls of fluid live, die, reproduce, and spark turbulence.”

Apple Is Hiring An ‘iCup Technician’ To Brew Coffee For Employees

“Now you can be the person who brews Apple’s coffee”

by @OBWax

What are you reading? Share them in the comments, always interested in checking new things out. 


Founder & Editor. Email me at kevin@knowtechie.com

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