You have been hacked! THE theft by a Russian syndicate of 1.2 billion username and password combinations from 420,000 websites around the world means that the personal details of almost half of all users of the internet must now be considered severely compromised. via Pocket
I remember all of my bosses. Some were bad. Most were good. But only one was, in the best possible way, truly memorable. via Pocket
The Nov. 4, 2014 election is in 70(!) days. With just 10 weeks separating us from our favorite biennial event, let’s go through 10 things — 10 weeks, 10 things….get it? — that I think we know about the midterm election to come. They’re listed in no particular order. via Pocket
Who pays corporate income taxes? Just one thing’s for sure: it’s not corporations. This is because, as Mitt Romney famously put it, “corporations are people, my friend.” They also sell to people, buy from people, and are owned by people. via Pocket
Early on in my career, earning 6-figures was the goal. And then I reached it and I didn’t know what to do next except chase 7-figures, which I knew would be a much harder climb. That tireless chase only reinforced my workaholism. via Pocket
Filed Under: NEWS: Startups Blake Callens is CEO and co-founder of PencilBlue, and co-founder of the Raleigh Entrepreneurial Acceleration Lab. He’s a regular contributor to ExitEvent. via Pocket
Owning a home will give us “roots” Owning a home is better than “flushing money down the toilet with rent” Going to college is a pretty safe guarantee of a job Going to college leads to more money and happiness than if you don’t go to college. via Pocket
Most people use their 20s to figure out what it means to be an adult, and the process is certainly not easy for everyone. via Pocket
But I want to explore the idea that, regardless of how admirable the items on those lists, there is really only one quality you should be looking for. I recently discussed problems with “deal-breakers” in dating and relationships—certain qualities that you simply will not accept in a partner. via Pocket
Hunter Walk wants to kill the cc & bcc. We got rid of even more.Hunter Walk wants to kill the cc and bcc. I actually love bcc’s. But, almost entirely for the purpose of using followup.cc to send reminders back to my inbox for followup. via Pocket
Ah. Right. Looks like I picked a bad week to draw inspiration from current affairs for this knockabout comedy column. The news is rarely a warehouse of carefree chuckles but at the moment it’s like an apocalyptic playlist on perpetual shuffle, with one harrowing crisis overlapping another. via Pocket
Yesterday, the Los Angeles Times reported that its sprawling hometown’s school system, the second largest in the US, would be withdrawing from last year’s ambitious promise to supply all 640,000 students with an iPad. Good. via Pocket
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