alie rivers

alie rivers

longreads:When she came back to her desk, half an hour later, she couldn’t log into Gmail at all. By that time, I was up and looking at e‑mail, and we both quickly saw what the real problem was. In my inbox I found a message purporting to be from her, followed by a quickly proliferating stream of concerned responses from friends and acquaintances, all about the fact that she had been “mugged in Madrid.” The account had seemed sluggish earlier that morning because my wife had tried to use it at just the moment a hacker was taking it over and changing its settings—including the password, so that she couldn’t log in again.“Hacked!” — James Fallows, The AtlanticSee more #longreads from The Atlantic

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When she came back to her desk, half an hour later, she couldn’t log into Gmail at all. By that time, I was up and looking at e‑mail, and we both quickly saw what the real problem was. In my inbox I found a message purporting to be from her, followed by a quickly proliferating stream of concerned responses from friends and acquaintances, all about the fact that she had been “mugged in Madrid.” The account had seemed sluggish earlier that morning because my wife had tried to use it at just the moment a hacker was taking it over and changing its settings—including the password, so that she couldn’t log in again.

“Hacked!” — James Fallows, The Atlantic

See more #longreads from The Atlantic

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Fantastic source of inspiration from the studio of Nathan Strandberg and Katie Kirk. 

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longreads:This June, the paper’s publisher, Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., announced the appointment of Abramson and of Dean Baquet, who is black, as the new managing editor. Many who gathered in the newsroom that day were thinking of this history. Not a few women cried. Susan Chira, an assistant managing editor, says that she kept thinking that when she joined the Times, in 1981, manyTimes women were “sad, bitter, angry people who were talented but who had been thwarted.” Editors openly propositioned young women. “I can’t believe how far we’ve come. To see Jill take the mantle, I felt tingling. You have to praise and savor when a woman can earn it through merit. No tokenism here. Jill studied for this job. She earned it.”

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This June, the paper’s publisher, Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., announced the appointment of Abramson and of Dean Baquet, who is black, as the new managing editor. Many who gathered in the newsroom that day were thinking of this history. Not a few women cried. Susan Chira, an assistant managing editor, says that she kept thinking that when she joined the Times, in 1981, manyTimes women were “sad, bitter, angry people who were talented but who had been thwarted.” Editors openly propositioned young women. “I can’t believe how far we’ve come. To see Jill take the mantle, I felt tingling. You have to praise and savor when a woman can earn it through merit. No tokenism here. Jill studied for this job. She earned it.”

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Executive Exchange Editor's Corner: Challenges and opportunties facing Chief Marketing Officers →

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IBM is releasing its latest comprehensive survey of C-level executives with today’s publication of the Global Chief Marketing Officer Study based on interviews with over 1,700 CMOs in 64 countries around the world.

These interviews show that CMOs are confronting four challenges: the explosion of…

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Sometimes, waiting on line is part of the experience.  Other times, it

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We’re on a sales hiring binge at Curbed, friends—primarily for a head of sales, but also for a slew of other positions. Do check us out. (via lock)

Holy crap, it looks like Curbed has at least a dozen open positions right now, plus freelancers and interns.

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esquiretheme:

I made a quick screencast to show how easy it is to activate the social media icons on the new version of the theme. No more messing about in the HTML!

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