Citadel just poached Two Sigma's data chief for its tech team — and it's the latest sign of how aggressively the $30 billion firm is pursuing top talent from Wall Street and Silicon Valley

Citadel is adding Two Sigma's Andrew Janian, the $60 billion quant fund's former chief information officer and data chief, to its tech team. Ken Griffin's fund has poached several big names from Wall Street and Silicon Valley for its tech team in the past couple of years, including former Goldman Sachs partner Umesh Subramanian. Subramanian, who is now Citadel's chief technology officer, told Business Insider that the goal of his tech team is simple: "Continue to build the best investment rese...
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Nikon’s flagship and very pricey D6 camera finally starts shipping

Now professional sports photographers just need an event where they can use it
Tags: Photography, News, Trends, Cameras, Nikon, Dslr, Nikon D6, D6

Leading Thoughts for May 21, 2020

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. The New York Times Op-Ed columnist David Brooks, on educating yourself: “The biggest way most colleges fail is this: They don’t plant the intellectual and moral seeds students are going to need later, when they get hit by the vicissitudes of life. If you didn’t study Jane Austen while you were here, you probably lack the capacity to think clearly abou...
Tags: Facebook, David Brooks, Leadership, Instagram, Jane Austen, George Eliot, Gary Hamel, Leading Thoughts

At the Sunrise Café...

... you can type what you like at your socially distanced table. The photos were taken at 5:34 a.m. today. The one on the bottom — with the sun out of view — was taken 13 seconds after the top one. The sun had slipped under the low, thick cloud.If you find that amusing or interesting, remember me when you shop at Amazon and use the Althouse Portal. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Law, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse

Facebook announces Workplace Rooms, basically Messenger Rooms for work

Facebook recently launched Messenger Rooms, one of its biggest new products in years. It attempts to provide an alternative to Zoom for large groups of people who want to video chat outside a work context. Naturally, it integrates tightly into Facebook proper, with further integrations coming to Instagram and WhatsApp. Now the company is taking on Zoom‘s market more directly by bringing Rooms to its Slack competitor, Workplace. It’s basically Messenger Rooms for, you know, work. The feature set ...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, Instagram, Insider, Workplace Rooms

A faded, 1960s concrete UFO playground

Presumably built in 1965 like the government housing buildings in the background, this concrete structure in the aptly named UFO Park was designed to celebrate unreal, and utterly unknown alien visitors. Now, more than half a century later, it’s taped up and out of bounds because of an all too real, but sadly still not fully known invader.
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Heading Home

After our walk I headed to the bus stop to get back home. First I crossed Pont Royal which is loaded with a gazillion locks. ( That’s the Orsay Museum in the background. I hope it can be opened soon. The obelisk from Egypt in the middle of Concorde. It is actually the oldest sculpture in Paris. This fountain is usually running with water and it’s hard to get near unless you like getting wet. This is a popular spot for a photo as the Eiffel Tower is in the backg...
Tags: Travel, Photos, Egypt, Paris, Concorde, Eiffel Tower, Fountain, American Embassy, Pont Royal, Orsay Museum

Designers inspired by Tesla's Cybertruck are reimagining it as an RV, race car, police car, ambulance, taxi, military vehicle, and more

The Tesla Cybertruck isn't set to go into production until late 2021. In the meantime, artists have imagined and designed the Cybertruck as military vehicles, race cars, and a RV.  Tesla also teased its own Cybertruck rendering as a "cybercamper" when the truck was initially unveiled. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The highly anticipated Tesla Cybertruck isn't set to go into production until late 2021, but in the meantime, artists have been reimagining the electric truck ...
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22% of influencers are lowering their sponsored content prices as advertiser demand shrinks, according to a new survey of 515 creators

22% of influencers have dropped their prices for sponsored content in recent weeks, according to a new report by the influencer-marketing platform Mavrck. The decline in rates falls in line with marketers' expectations that influencers would have to adjust to appease price-sensitive advertisers during an economic downturn. A drop in sponsored-post opportunities has forced many influencers to lean into alternative revenue streams, like merchandise, direct-to-consumer products, and membership pr...
Tags: Instagram, US, Trends, Mavrck, Izea, Mae Karwowski, Lyle Stevens Mavrck, World Federation of Advertisers YouTube

How to send your location on Snapchat to your friends through the app's Snap Map feature

You can send your location on Snapchat to a single friend or to several users in a group.   To send a location on Snapchat, you'll need to visit your friendship history with a user and locate the "Send My Location" feature.  Once you send a location on Snapchat to a friend, they can tap it and zoom in to see where you are.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Whether you want to share the location of your favorite restaurant or the address of your new apartment,...
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A 15-year-old 'slime' influencer saw his sales and follower count soar after sending TikTok star Addison Rae samples of his homemade products

Slime accounts on social media, in which users post videos of themselves playing with the squishy and stretchable compound, have gained the attention of millions of internet users.  And slimes and other arts and crafts products have seen a bump in engagement on social media in recent months as at-home consumers look for new sources of entertainment while sheltered in place. Slime creator Ricky Waite said his TikTok profile blew up after popular influencer Addison Easterling reviewed one of his...
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NJ Gym That Defied Lockdown Order by Reopening on ‘Fox & Friends’ Is Closed by Health Department

A New Jersey gym that reopened this week in defiance of the state’s ongoing stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic has been shut down by the state health department, officials said Thursday. The Atilis Gym in Bellmawr opened its doors on Monday, insisting that the state shutdown of non-essential businesses is unconstitutional. The gym remained open for three days, attracting crowds of supporters and American-flag-toting protesters in its parking lot, before the New Jersey Department of...
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Volkswagen execs say there were 'horrified' by the brand's racist Instagram car ad which was an 'insult to every decent person'

Volkswagen is facing backlash over a racist advertisement posted to its Instagram page. The ad was removed on Wednesday. Company executives have since publicly apologized for it and vowed an investigation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Volkswagen has apologized for and removed an advertisement on its Instagram page for its new eighth-gen Golf after it was called racist. The company is publicly taking responsibility for the ad with a lengthy joint statement from the bran...
Tags: Instagram, Youtube, Germany, Trends, Bbc, Nazi, Volkswagen, Reuters, Juergen Stackmann, Wednesday Company, Elke Heitmueller, Volkswagen Stackmann

FIS Points, Part II: What’s a Point Worth

David Norris of the U.S. during Stage 1 of the Ski Tour 2020. (Photo: NordicFocus)   This is the second of a two-part series relating to FIS points. You can find part one here. There are, to briefly traffic in the obvious, 60 seconds in a minute. Sixty seconds in a minute; 60 minutes in an hour; 3,600 seconds in an hour. Skiers measure their lives in these increments; we track total yearly training hours, obsess over minutes spent in L3 vs. L4, dutifully record splits from an interval workout ...
Tags: Europe, Usa, General, News, Instagram, Sport, David, Racing, Skiing, Dartmouth, World Cup, Ncaa, John, Team Selection, Fis, Seefeld

Doctors with verified Facebook accounts are sharing COVID-19 misinformation with their hundreds of thousands of followers (FB)

Doctors with verified accounts on Facebook and hundreds of thousands of followers are spreading coronavirus misinformation. The accounts, which range from medical professionals to pseudoscience practitioners, have the potential to mislead huge numbers of people looking for authoritative information about the pandemic. The claims spread by the accounts range from the assertion that wearing masks are harmful to the idea that a COVID-19 vaccine would kill people and that the virus is linked to 5G...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, America, Trends, New York Times, North Carolina, Anthony Fauci, Signal, Christiane Northrup, Fauci, Robert F Kennedy Jr, Rob Price, Brogan, Kevin Roose, Dartmouth Medical School, Moderna

Five Art Books to Read This Summer

As the art world mulls whether a return to “normalcy” should be its goal, publishers mine the archives of artists who found their own counterpaths.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, David, Pope, Black, Books and Literature, Wojnarowicz, Simon (Photographer, P.P.O.W, Judith (Photographer

YouTube manager secrets, making 'slime' money on TikTok, and how much 1 million YouTube views is worth

Welcome back to this week's Influencer Dashboard newsletter! This is Amanda Perelli, writing to you from home, and here's an update on what's new in the business of influencers and creators. This week, I spoke to five talent managers who work with YouTube creators across the lifestyle, gaming, beauty, and fashion verticals to learn what it's really like to manage influencers. The life of a YouTube manager can be exciting, with exclusive red carpet events and fun projects. But it can also be a ...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Etsy, Youtube, Disney, Trends, Sony, Dallas, Dan, Hollywood Reporter, Digital Trends, Sony Music, Nathan, Matthew Wilder, Charli, WAITE

I listened to about 3 minutes of CNN this morning as I drove home from my sunrise vantage point...

... and I feel like I can sum up what cable news will be saying over and over today on the topic of ending the coronavirus lockdown in the various states:Democrats are saying that we're all in this together and this is beyond politics but Republicans are playing politics. Republicans are saying that we're all in this together and this is beyond politics but Democrats are playing politics.The audio from CNN was imperfect — some home-based line? — and I could hear a man mumbling in the backgroun...
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Esai Morales Joins Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible 7 & 8

Esai Morales joins Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible 7 & 8 Director Christopher McQuarrie took to Instagram to reveal that Esai Morales (La Bamba, Titans) has officially signed on to join Tom Cruise in Paramount Pictures’ upcoming action sequels Mission: Impossible 7 and Mission: Impossible 8 which are set to premiere on 2021 and 2022, respectively. Details about Morales’ character are still being kept under wraps.   View this post on Instagram ...
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From zero to 10,000: Here’s a realistic guide to building an Instagram following almost overnight

Users, especially young users, have made Instagram their primary online home, which means if you want to get them where they live, you need a comprehensive Instagram strategy. The training in the Instagram Marketing 2020: Step-by-Step to 10,000+ Followers ($13.99, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals) can be your roadmap to building a dedicated and lucrative fanbase on the world’s fastest-growing social media platform.
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Instagram Photos from @literal_streetart, May 2020

As I wrote in March, I launched a new Instagram account @literal_streetart and it’s going very well.   I post a daily photo that I took looking down at the sidewalk.   Here are some of the photos from the last month.   If you still haven’t followed me on Instagram yet, here are my handles. @eyepreferparis     @parisian_doors     Please watch my latest A Bite of...
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“We’ll Fix That In Post” Is Now “We’ll Make That In Post”

Unhappy people in unhealthy situations. It’s a storyline of this time. Oreo can’t fix our ailing economy or find a cure, but the cookie maker can extend a lighthearted and cheerful message, which is perfectly on-brand. There’s nothing wrong with this Oreo spot, especially considering it was released on April 9th. But it’s the kind […] The post “We’ll Fix That In Post” Is Now “We’ll Make That In Post” appeared first on Adpulp.
Tags: Photography, Advertising, Creative Review, Production Community, COVID-19

How to host a property tour on social media as a team

Conducting live tours on social media as a team can be a great way to reach a wide audience and have some fun along the way. Here's how one LA-based agency hosts weekly progressive Instagram open houses, plus a few helpful tips.
Tags: Instagram, La, Listings, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Team, Morale, Open House, James Harris, Brokerage, Select, The Agency, David Parnes, Virtual Open House

Instagram gets smarter about copyrighted music in live videos

It means that live broadcasts with copyrighted music should proceed more smoothly
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