Tag: Tech

Carolyn Sun

I Tried Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Spiral-Notebook’ Productivity Hack for 30 Days. Here Are My 5 Takeaways.

“It’s a hack that allows for a lot of autonomy in the sense that the Sheryl notebook obviously doesn’t make judgment calls on priorities or understand how long each tasks takes — you’re in charge of that. Here’s how my 30-day experiment went down, along with my five big takeaways.”

Brian Reinhart

We Found Three Fake Dallas Restaurants on Google Maps, So We Created Our Own

“I went rogue. I made my own fake restaurant. I called it We Make Donuts and located it in Oak Cliff. Using the Hipster Logo Generator and a free paintbrush app, I created a logo featuring two doughnuts being sliced by katanas. Some friends and I dreamed up a suitably preposterous concept: We Make Donuts […]

Best Of Cathy Alter Dan Rodo Eve Peyser Justin Peters Kevin Reilly and Bob Bryan Melissa Chadburn Michael Easter Oobah Butler Tasbeeh Herwees Tim Rohan

10 Best Stunt Journalism Stories of 2017

(1) I Made My Shed the Top Rated Restaurant on TripAdvisor  Oobah Butler / Vice / December “In that moment, it became my mission. With the help of fake reviews, mystique and nonsense, I was going to do it: turn my shed into London’s top-rated restaurant on TripAdvisor.” (2) The Human Cost of the Ghost […]

Chelsea Hassler

I Let Alexa Run My Life For a Day — Here’s Why I’m Keeping Her Around Forever

“I relinquished control of all of the material objects in my Queens apartment, signing each and every item over to Alexa and formally giving her the power to do what needed to be done. In order to leave no stone (or obligation) unturned, I strategically placed Amazon devices in my sister’s apartment and my childhood […]