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this is volume 7. 

monday 04.10.17
Mitch Hedberg studies the Management Myth with terrible director Uwe Boll who Sees Colors In Music while paying off Roger Stone. 

NL Notes:
•  This creepy website probably has a ton of your personal information. We suggest you get on there and 'opt-out' immediately
•  Silicon Valley is experiencing a 'sexual revolution?'
•  5 New Books for High Performers (including the new one from the guy who invented bulletproof coffee) 
•  Ever wonder how much $$ artists earn from music streaming? Wonder no more.
•  The trailer for season 2 of Aziz Ansari's Master of None is a portrait of the life you wish you were living
diversify
  by Noel Murray
 8 mins
Mitch Hedberg AV Club Interview 
"I used to do drugs. I still do, but I used to, too." Also, read: 'The Death of the Next Seinfeld.

  by Matthew Stewart
 25 mins 
The Management Myth 
“Most of management theory is inane… If you want to succeed in business, don’t get an MBA. Study philosophy instead.”

   by Darry King
 14 mins
Uwe Boll: The World's Worst Movie Director (Quit and is Now Running a Decent Restaurant)
Internet trolls love to hate him. He's gotten in arguments with interviewers over film reviews. He specialized in b-movie video-game movie adaptations. Now he runs a restaurant. 

I order the club sandwich all the time. And I'm not even a member, man. I don't know how I get away with it." - Mitch Hedberg (who deserves the top article and the quote - here are a ton of his other one-liners, ranked.
 

  by Jess Denham
 14 mins
This Artist with Synesthesia Sees Colors in Music and Paints Your Favorite Songs 
Melissa McCracken grew up with a neurological condition that means she processes songs as colors—a gift that translates into paintings inspired by her favorite musicians.

  by Jeffrey Toobin 
 17 mins 
Semi-Retro, But Relevant - Roger Stone: The Dirty Trickster 
Roger Stone is a self-proclaimed 'agent provocateur' having had his hands in the Nixon/Reagan years as a political consultant, lobbyist and general political troublemaker. The Netflix documentary 'Get Me Roger Stone' drops May 12th.
 
the news
Google adds search results 'fact check' flag  In an effort to curb the spread of “fake news”, Google has introduced a fact checking feature on its site. A summary of the "fact" will appear in the search, and this will be labeled as either true or false. - BBC

Hackers use college student loans tool to steal $30 million Hackers exploited a financial aid tool provided by the IRS to steal $30 million from the US government. The hackers posed as 8,000 college students in tax refund requests, and used the stolen tax information to obtain refunds from the IRS. - CNET

Amazon, Google and Microsoft Spent $31.5 billion on Data Centers in 2016 Tech companies are investing massive amounts of capital to win the high-stakes race to control the cloud computing market. This past week Amazon is estimated to have spent hundreds of millions on a new data-center in Stockholm. - Wall Street Journal

G7 foreign ministers seek U.S. clarity over Syria  Representatives from the seven major industrialized nations will meet over the next two days to discuss a variety of international issues. The U.S intervention with Syria is predicted to be the main topic of discussion at this year’s meeting. - Reuters
listen up
 
Podcast: News In Slow Spanish
Why Listen?: This concept is 100% geared towards learning the Spanish language, and it is exactly as the title says - listen to the news, spoken slowly in Spanish, once per week. If you've wanted to brush up your skills, or pair beginner's learning on the Duolingo app with language immersion, this wouldn't be a bad way to do it.

 
 


 Future Islands finally blew up after lead singer, Sam Herring danced like no other on The Tonight Show with David Letterman. Their fourth album, The Far Field (released 04/07) continues to flex their unique style of synthpop.  We've been dancing all weekend long.
Notable Jams: Candles, Cave, Ancient Water, Ran
                   

 
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