The startup world routinely fetishizes failure: “Fail fast, fail often,” as it were. Considering a good majority of all startups will eventually fail, it’s understandable for the world of early stage tech to spin a disaster into a learning opportunity.
Women are confronted with a bevy of tough choices to make all day, every day. What should we wear? How much skin should we show? How little should we eat? What color hand towels should we hang in the downstairs powder room? Will dying our hair red turn us into wanton sluts?
Of course, most of these quandaries stem from the core issue that motivates each and every one of our questions: how do the men feel about what we’re doing?
So we were relieved when the following pitch came into our inbox from dating site Zoosk: “How Do Men Really Feel About Women Wearing Makeup?” This reporter has racked her brain for the answer to this for years. Men are usually so shy about giving their opinions about a woman’s appearance, after all. Read More
In Fast Company today, Neal Ungerleider writes about Twitter’s acquisition of a company called Whisper Systems. Know what Whisper Systems does? They make software to encrypt information you send over your phone, like Tweets! Know where this would be useful? If you said “countries where fascist regimes are censoring and detaining activists engaging in Read More