The Last True Hermit

Posted on Wed 27 August 2014 in Dispatches • Tagged with culture, profiles, weird • 1 min read

This GQ story about the North Pond Hermit is amazing.

One day in 1986, Christopher Knight left family and friends behind for good, and spent 30 years leaving alone in the woods of Maine, sleeping in a hidden tent. He survived by stealing supplies and books from the nearby cabins …

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Wired Writes Up Slack: The Most Fascinating Profile You’ll Read About a Guy and His Boring Startup

Posted on Tue 19 August 2014 in Dispatches • Tagged with flickr, profiles, slack, tech • 1 min read

Outstanding article from Wired on Steward Butterfield, the founder of Flickr and Glitch, and how his business software Slack is growing at an unbelievable rate.

We’ve been running a trial of Slack at work for select teams, and it’s an amazing product. The hype around it is well …

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