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July goodies

Anchor 1.0: ‘Wavers’ Lose Community With 1.0 Shutdown

The announcement came from Anchor team member Nir on a Monday, June 26. By Wednesday, June 28, Anchor 1.0 would be no more. The original beacon of col...

Banning smartphones for kids is just another technology-fearing moral panic

If a few concerned parents have their way, Colorado will be among the first states to ban the sale of smartphones for use by children under the age of 13. After witnessing what he called a “dramatic, very violent outburst” from one of his sons when taking away his smartphone, a Colorado father (and medical...

On the beautiful day when Muhammad Ali told me a racist joke

On the beautiful day when Muhammad Ali told me a racist joke

On the beautiful day when Muhammad Ali told me a racist joke

On the beautiful day when Muhammad Ali told me a racist joke

Just how ridiculous is a “chief fun officer?” Let the Quartz Matrix of Chiefiness be your guide

First came chief executive officers. Then, chief finance officers. Those were followed by chief operating officers, chief marketing officers, and chief technology officers. Chief human-resources officers turned into chief people officers, who are now sometimes chief happiness officers. Who are not to be confused with chief fun officers. Almost any high-level corporate executive can be...

Call anyone and instantly broadcast the conversation, with Anchor Interviews

Exactly a month ago, we launched a brand new version of Anchor that made it possible to create interactive streams of audio called Stations. With Stations, Anchor lets anyone easily broadcast their…

The many ways to make audio with Anchor – Hacker Noon

As we add more and more features to Anchor (we’re currently at a breakneck pace of approximately one huge new update every week), we’ve been receiving lots of requests for a single tutorial or…

How poetry ruined my life - The Ellsworth American

As I was young and easy, my childhood was ruined by beautiful writing and high-minded values and verbal expression, and I blame it all on poetry.

Will you need a driving licence in the age of self-driving cars? - BBC News

Driverless vehicles may seem unfamiliar now, but their arrival will mean new rules of the road.

Will you need a driving licence in the age of self-driving cars? - BBC News

Driverless vehicles may seem unfamiliar now, but their arrival will mean new rules of the road.