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Mark Zuckerberg's reputation has gone from heralded genius to 'worst Bond villain ever.' So why do so many business school grads still want to be the next Zuckerberg?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks about "News Tab" at the Paley Center, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 in New York. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Despite the declining reputation of Big Tech, many business school grads are setting out to become the next great tech founder. Tom Eisenmann, an entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School, set out to examine why so many grads are attracted to startup's in his new book "Why Startups Fail: A New Roadmap for Entrepreneurial Success." But beyond providing a ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, Instagram, Review, Opinion, Mba, Stanford, America, Trends, Strategy, Society, Economy, Yale, Bond, Ftc


Festival Pass: Boots in the Park, a new Inglewood venue and Morrissey’s ‘Cruel’ return

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. We’re less than a week away from California loosening coronavirus restrictions. As of June 15, live music can start to come back in a big way. The first big event on our calendar is Boots in the Park, which returns to the SilverLakes complex in Norco on June 19. Reporter Kelli Skye Fadroski talked to the promoter about bringing back a big event as well as t...
Tags: Apple, Instagram, California, Beck, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Park, Things To Do, Soccer, New Zealand, Music Festivals, Coachella, Prince, Pasadena, Morrissey


Free car washes rock as this New Zealand band cleans up in Southern California

David Dubinsky recently found an unusual flyer in the mailbox of his Hollywood Hills home. It came from the indie rock band Emperors Night, but it didn’t advertise any sort of upcoming concert. Instead, it offered a free car wash in exchange for a follow on the band’s Instagram account. A few days after the entertainment lawyer messaged the band and determined they were legit, 32-year-old Anand, 31-year-old Bud and 28-year-old Dhyan Chalmers, the New Zealand-born brothers who make up the indie p...
Tags: Utah, Instagram, Colorado, Australia, La, Toronto, Beck, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Park, Things To Do, Soccer, Bud, Queensland, New Zealand


Capitol riot attendee argued she was allowed inside the building on January 6 because she looked up the hours online and it said it was open

Screenshots taken from open source video that show Baez in the Capitol crypt on January 6. Department of Justice A California woman was arrested and charged in connection to the Capitol riot on Friday in Alabama. Stephanie Baez boasted about her attendance on her Instagram during and after the insurrection, prosecutors allege. She told authorities she was allowed to be in the building because she previously confirmed online that the Capitol would be open. See more stories on Insider's...
Tags: Politics, Instagram, California, Alabama, America, Trends, Fbi, George Orwell, Washington Dc, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Capitol, Ryan J Reilly, California Department of Motor Vehicle


The 29 best feminist books and novels to read in 2021, recommended by women's and gender studies professors

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Diverse feminist literature is critical to the progression of intersectional feminism. I talked to two women's and gender studies professors to get some feminist book recommendations. The list includes books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Roxane Gay, Margaret Atwood, and more. Feminism is a powerful social and political movement that calls for economic, cultural, social, ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Instagram, Education, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Reading, Rome, Wings, Hillary Clinton, Palestine, Jesus, Mary Beard


The 29 best feminist books and novels to read in 2021

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Diverse feminist literature is critical to the progression of intersectional feminism. I talked to two women's and gender studies professors to get some feminist book recommendations. The list includes books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Roxane Gay, Margaret Atwood, and more. Feminism is a powerful social and political movement that calls for economic, cultural, social, ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Instagram, Education, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Reading, Rome, Wings, Hillary Clinton, Palestine, Jesus, Mary Beard


The racist trolling of an iCarly star follows a pattern of online abuse against Black women in television, experts say

Laci Mosley is set to star in the upcoming "iCarly" reboot. Jim Spellman / Getty Images Laci Mosley, a Black woman, was cast as the character of Harper in the upcoming "iCarly" reboot. She said she received a barrage of hateful, racist comments on social media. Experts explain how widespread this behavior is, and why it remains pervasive. See more stories on Insider's business page. A writer on the upcoming "iCarly" reboot tweeted that one of the stars of the show was being targeted ...
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, Instagram, America, Trends, Paramount, Harper, Nickelodeon, Trainor, Bedford, Carly, National Urban League, Jennette McCurdy, Mosley, University of Nevada, Laci


1921 Tulsa race massacre remembered – in pictures

One of the darkest chapters in the long and turbulent history of racial violence in America is commemorated in Oklahoma on Monday, the 100th anniversary of a rampage by a white mob that left an estimated 300 Black people dead. Hundreds of Black-owned businesses, churches and homes were burned, leaving about 8,000 homeless and a further 800 injured Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, America, World news, US news, Oklahoma, Tulsa, Hundreds Of Black, Tulsa Race Massacre


Trump Spawned a New Group of Mega-Donors Who Now Hold Sway Over the GOP’s Future

This story first appeared at ProPublica on May 6. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Wesley Barnett was just as surprised as anyone to learn from news reports that the Jan. 6 Trump rally that turned into a violent assault on the U.S. Capitol was funded by Julia Jenkins Fancelli, an heiress to the fortune of the popular Publix supermarket chain. But Barnett had extra cause for be...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, New York, News, Instagram, California, Washington Post, Montana, Washington, White House, China, Russia, Alabama, America, Spain, European Union


Meghan and Harry sign deal with P&G, Microsoft is Cannes Creative Marketer of the Year: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. P&G’s Royal deal Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Archewell Foundation has signed a “multi-year” partnership with Procter & Gamble, in the latest big commercial tie-up for the royal couple. According to a ...
Tags: Apple, New York, London, Instagram, Microsoft, Youtube, Advertising, America, Harry, National Football League, Wall Street Journal, United, Hall, Redskins, Cannes, United Airlines


Black Widow: David Harbour Teases Introduction of the Winter Guard 

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Following yesterday’s release of new character posters for Black Widow, Stranger Things star David Harbour took to Instagram to share the Red Guardian poster in order to further promote the film. To MCU fans who aren’t familiar with the Marvel comics, his post may not seem like a big deal, but comic fans who have more knowledge about the character’s background would clearly know that Harbour has seemingly confirmed a major detail about Marvel Studios’ long-delayed movie. In ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Instagram, Russia, Disney, America, Action, Oscar, Streaming, Scarlett Johansson, Rachel Weisz, Marvel Studios, Jeremy Renner, Comic Book, Harbour, Marvel Cinematic Universe


Twitter and TikTok are Losing the War Against COVID Disinformation

America's leading social media companies "pledged to put warning labels on COVID-19 and COVID vaccines posts to stop the spread of falsehoods, conspiracy theories and hoaxes that are fueling vaccine hesitancy in the USA," reports USA Today. "With the exception of Facebook, nearly all of them are losing the war against COVID disinformation." That's the conclusion of a new report shared exclusively with USA TODAY. As the pace of the nation's immunizations slows and public health agencies strugg...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Usa, Instagram, America, Tech, Usa Today, Jones, Daniel Jones, COVID, Advance Democracy, Cheetos Volvo CVS


Conversations on LinkedIn nearly doubled since January, and it could be a sign that wealthy Americans are ready to pursue their dream jobs following a pandemic slump

Dan Wang, Associate Professor of Business Management at Columbia Business School Columbia Business School Satya Nadella recently said LinkedIn saw "record engagement" as content shared increased 29%. A Columbia Business School expert said this may mean professionals are considering a job switch. A rise in LinkedIn activity says less about the economy, and more about the shift in US priorities. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you're a burned out professional day-drea...
Tags: Instagram, Satya Nadella, US, America, Trends, Linkedin, New York Times, Wang, Nadella, LinkedIn Microsoft, Columbia Business School, Kevin Roose, DAN WANG, Allana Akhtar, Columbia Business School Columbia Business School


Jason Little discusses The Vagina, his NSFW webcomic

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Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Comics, Comedy, New York, Instagram, Interview, Nudity, Molly, France, Censorship, New York City, US, Webcomics


Jason Little discusses The Vagina, his NSWF webcomic

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Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Comics, Comedy, New York, Instagram, Interview, Nudity, Molly, France, Censorship, New York City, US, Webcomics


Dearth from above: aerial images of a vanishing America – in pictures

From abandoned car plants to poisoned and dried-out lakes, Travis Fox’s bird’s eye views of the US capture the nation’s terrifying pace of change Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Environment, US, America, World news, US news, Culture, Art and design, Coal, Fossil Fuels, Automotive Industry, Travis Fox


Apple’s Cary Joji Fukunaga-Directed Masters of the Air Begins Production

Ahead of the long-awaited release of No Time to Die later this year, it looks like director Cary Joji Fukunaga has already moved on to his next major project in the form of Apple TV+’s World War II miniseries Masters of the Air. The Emmy-winning filmmaker took to Instagram to confirm that production on the long-in-development follow-up to HBO’s acclaimed limited series Band of Brothers and The Pacific has finally begun. The project will be part of Fukunaga’s first-look TV development deal with ...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, TV, Movies, Instagram, Germany, America, Action, Tom Hanks, TV News, Streaming, Air, Hitler, Pacific, Steven Spielberg, Cary Fukunaga


Violence Monopolist Madonna Unleashes Raving Inner Totalitarian

Is there a vaccination against whatever this … thing is spreading? (NRA Institute for Legislative Action/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Wake up, America,” Madonna demands on an Instagram video as she glues #GunControlNow hashtag posters to a wall. “In the name of the Revolution!” The ski mask to establish solidarity with “street justice warriors” and “oppressed” people of color is almost funny coming from someone oozing with “white privilege” and an estimated net worth of $850M. What it...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Instagram, Guns, America, Karen, Madonna, Gun Control, Resistance, Angela Davis, Trump White House, David Codrea, Gun Rights News, Saul Alinsky, RKBA, Firearms News


Striking the Balance: Minimizing Your Risk When Defending Your Rights

Take Action Time to Act United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- If we were still in an America where norms and standards had not been destroyed by certain people in this country, this piece would not be necessary. But recent events highlight a long-term trend that Second Amendment supporters cannot ignore, especially in an age where blacklisting in the name of so-called “social justice” has made a comeback. In some ways, the fact the situation got this far represents a collective failure by the lead...
Tags: Instagram, Activism, Guns, America, Reagan, Norfolk, Nra, Harold, National Rifle Association, LinkedIn Facebook, Ammoland, Institute for Legislative Action, Gun Rights News, Harold Hutchison, Soldier of Fortune, War on Guns


Since colleges are failing to prepare students for tech jobs, it’s time to bring back apprenticeships

Sophie Ruddock Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Ruddock is VP, GM North America at Multiverse, a tech startup focused on high-quality education and training through professional apprenticeships. Ryan Craig Contributor Share on Twitter Ryan Craig is managing director of Achieve Partners, an investment firm focused at the intersection of educat...
Tags: TC, Column, Europe, Instagram, Education, Opinion, America, Training, Tech, Internships, United States, Biden, Apprenticeships, Black, Mckinsey, Ryan Craig


Goodbye Jeff Bezos, Hello Brian Armstrong - the lessons of the billionaire life cycle

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including: Coinbase's new $13 billion manSnapchat and Instagram's drug problem Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here. Soundtrack: This week's newsletter has been specially designed to be consumed while listening to Michael McDonald's "I keep forgettin'" This week: Goodbye Bezos, Hello Armstrong - the billionaire life cycle Steven...
Tags: Amazon, Enterprise, Instagram, Microsoft, Stanford, America, Newsletter, Trends, Earth, Silicon Valley, Jeff Bezos, Coinbase, SPAC, Bezos, Armstrong, Michael McDonald


Movie fans launch petition to save Cinerama dome

Movie fans stunned and saddened by Monday’s news that the ArcLight and Pacific theaters in the Los Angeles area will not reopen have taken to the Internet to try to save one of L.A.’s most iconic movie houses. A petition launched on Change.org to preserve the iconic Cinerama Dome on Sunset Boulevard had more than 1,200 signatures as of Tuesday morning. It was started by a filmmaker and actor named Ben Steinberg, who wrote about the Cinerama Dome’s place in movie history. “The Cinerama Dome is a ...
Tags: Business, Hollywood, Movies, Instagram, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Quentin Tarantino, Pacific, Patricia Arquette, Rian Johnson, Gavin Newsom, Chu, Sunset Boulevard, Dome


Friends in need or in need of friends?: Doug McIntyre

As of this paragraph, Mark Zuckerberg says I have 4,495 friends on Facebook. But I’m much more popular than that. You see, I have three Facebook pages. On my second page, I have another 3,024 friends. On page three, there’s 1,496 more. So, collectively I’ve managed to accumulate 9,015 social media chums, 25 of whom I have actually met. But even this doesn’t begin to reflect the enormity of my personal popularity. “Mr. Charisma” has expanded his reach beyond Facebook. On Twitter, 1,117 people fol...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Opinion, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Southern California, Lax, Doug Mcintyre, Robin Dunbar, Dunbar, Gelson, Opinion columns


29 thoughtful cookbook gifts for any occasion

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Gilbert Espinoza/Insider To me, there's no better gift to give or receive than a great cookbook. A cookbook with beautiful photos, thoughtful narratives, and foolproof recipes can feed the imagination, transport your giftee to another city or country, and inspire them to get creative in the kitchen. There are cookbooks out there to suit every type of cook, whether novice or expert, and feed a...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Kitchen, Cooking, Gift Guide, London, Instagram, France, White House, China, New York City, Jerusalem, America, Trends, Turkey


Jared Kushner is a 21-year-old college student. Jared Kushner also works in Canadian real estate. And they're ready to reclaim their name from Donald Trump's son-in-law.

Jared Kushner stands for a televised interview in 2020. Drew Angerer/Getty Jared Kushner, former senior advisor to former President Trump, is finally out of the spotlight. For two men also named Jared Kushner, this has mostly come as a relief. "As a person, [Kushner] seems kind of like a scumbag," one Kushner living in Florida told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jared Kushner remembers the first time he saw his name in a magazine. It was 2009, and Kushner, an ele...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Florida, New York, Instagram, California, Kentucky, White House, Israel, Nbc News, US, America, Trends, Canada, Middle East, Bill De Blasio


At 42, I quit my job in property management to become a webcam model. Now I earn $1,000 a day and make my own schedule - here's why I love it.

Ainslee Divine worked for 15 years as a property management company owner before changing careers. Ainslee Divine Ainslee Divine (not her real name) is a 46-year-old webcam model who lives and works in Scottsdale, Arizona. She worked for 15 years as a property management company owner and says her new life means more freedom. This is her story, as told to freelance writer Jenny Powers. See more stories on Insider's business page. It all started when I was 42 years old. I'd owned a ...
Tags: Instagram, Careers, America, Trends, Strategy, Model, Webcam, Working From Home, Malibu, Content Creators, Nordic, MILF, Scottsdale Arizona, Jenny Powers, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019


After 47 years, Bike Gallery stores are now Trek Bicycle stores

New merch.(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) I knew it was going to happen, but it still felt like a shock. Last week I scrolled through Instagram and a big red “Trek” logo and trekbicyclepdx appeared where bikegallerypdx to be. Then I typed BikeGallery.com into my browser and it auto-forwarded to trekbikes.com/us/en_US/stores/pdx/. It was the end of an era. Bike Gallery was founded in 1974 by Bob Graves, who passed the stores onto his son Jay Graves in 1995. Jay built the business into on...
Tags: Business, Hollywood, Instagram, California, America, Sport, Front Page, United States, Cycling, Portland, New Mexico, Jay, Electra, Waterloo, Trek, San Diego California


Black female executives on leading Goldman Sachs' $10 billion investment in Black women

Asahi Pompey shared a public letter to her 11-year-old son in a Goldman Sachs town hall that spurred the massive investment. Goldman Sachs Goldman Sachs is investing $10 billion in Black women in the US. The firm's CEO David Solomon has tasked Black female execs with leading the investment. The investment came after a virtual town hall in the wake of George Floyd's death. See more stories on Insider's business page. Days after the police-killing of George Floyd, Goldman Sachs ...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Leadership, Instagram, Americas, US, America, Trends, Strategy, Diversity, Walgreens, American Express, Philadelphia, Goldman Sachs, Goldman, Black


The Hero Who Couldn’t Care Less – The PJ Gustafsson Hump Day

Originally published November 2017 By Nick Lipton I missed the way it was. Local shops and big video premiers, the Forum team, $20 lift tickets and Scotty Wittlake’s neck tats. I missed Mark Frank Montoya’s rap videos and Robot Food blowing minds. I missed everything about KidsKnow, ducking ropes and bad kid shit. I missed it so much that eventually I began to believe snowboarding was dying. But I was wrong. Just another idiot who had lost his way. But from the darkness came a light. And in a s...
Tags: Google, Europe, Sweden, Instagram, Interviews, America, Nike, Sport, Snowboarding, Tahoe, Pj, Guy, Burton, Brewer, Gustafsson, Shaun White


LA County seeks to expand anti-hate response network as incidents mount against Asian Americans

With hate crimes and discrimination against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on the rise since the coronavirus outbreak kicked in a year ago, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis and a gathering of local officials urged an increase in funding to fight back against the trend. “In my district, a Chinese man was attacked at a bus stop in Rosemead and a temple in Little Tokyo was vandalized in the past several weeks,” Solis said during a Monday, March 8, online gathering calling for a more...
Tags: Asia, Politics, News, Instagram, California, La, White House, China, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Tokyo, Donald Trump, Lapd, Hate



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