Connect with us

The Daily Read – USA! USA! USA! Edition – 6/26/14

USA Advances onto the next round of the World Cup! Congratulations! However, that shouldn’t stop us from checking out some great pieces today, should it?

funny cat reading

KnowTechie Daily Read

USA Advances onto the next round of the World Cup! Congratulations! However, that shouldn’t stop us from checking out some great pieces today, should it? 

984 Ways the United States Can Advance to the Next Round of the World Cup

(www.nytimes.com)

“As teams have wrapped up their World Cup group play over the last week, we at The Upshot have been obsessed with helping you understand the scenarios: What teams must do to win their group, advance or, at the very least, spoil the fun for others.”

by @KevinQ

I’m moving to Medium

(www.medium.com)

“ Anyone who’s been in journalism for even a short time has become intimately familiar with the “change of venue” memo from a colleague. I’ve been in the field for more than a short time, and I admit that, after all these years, every time I see one of them, I fantasize what mine might be like.”

by @StevenLevy

Found: The Elusive Man At The Heart Of The Hollywood Sex Abuse Scandal

(www.buzzfeed.com)

“Before it all came crashing down, Marc Collins-Rector had convinced almost everyone that he was a visionary. By 2000, he had raised millions for a precursor to YouTube, called Digital Entertainment Network, or DEN, with the pioneering idea to distribute video entertainment not through theaters or television but on the Internet.”

by @ellievhall

Chicago Is Going To Start Tracking Pedestrian’s Movements

(www.usatoday.com)

“By year’s end, Chicago could have as many as 50 sensors attached to downtown light poles collecting data on everything from the humidity to air quality to the noise level.”

by @JolieLeeDC

Erasing your home from Google Maps is way easier than you think

(www.dailydot.com)

Google Maps’ picture of your house is about to get a lot more detailed. Here’s how to protect yourself.

by @asankin

What to do if police try to search your phone without a warrant

(www.dailydot.com)

Knowledge is Power

by @AndrewCouts

This Graphic Explains All the Health Hazards of Sitting for too long

(lifehacker.com)

“By now, you already know that prolonged sitting is bad for your body. But what exactly goes on when you sit for hours every day? This graphic from the Washington Post explains.”

by @bolicko

Let me know if I missed anything in the comments! 

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

Comments
Advertisement

More in