I think there's a lesson in here about clutter and memory and the passage of time -- and maybe about what happens when you don't finish processing everything. The truth is, I'm still trying to figure it out.
We have moved so far into the notion of every man for himself that we have to add complexity to our business law to ensure that there are at least a few companies that have figured out how to be good citizens as well as profitable.
The birth of a royal prince shared headlines with babies given away as game-show prizes in Pakistan. In both cases, ecstatic crowds clapped and cheered. For what, exactly? Life -- or luck?
My friend Alice is a graphic designer who draws, for a living, those funny little tags you see on gifts and bouquets; she also creates greeting cards ...
Open Debates will be a game changer in our political process -- ensuring that questions get asked that the public actually cares about. What starts in Massachusetts will hopefully become the norm for local, state, congressional, and even presidential debates in the future.
In the God-I-Hope-That's-Not-Real department is a nugget from Gawker detailing a Philadelphia mother's ad on Craigslist's "casual encounters" section seeking a young woman who will, for a fee, claim her "socially awkward" son's virginity and turn him into a "cool college kid" prior to his entering Harvard this fall.
The process of hiring and recruiting manpower services has changed notably over the years and still continues to evolve as technology takes a giant leap forward.
Yesterday, the blog Eater posted an entry about an alarming Craigslist ad by an unscrupulous business owner attempting to pay for fake Yelp reviews. The good news is that Yelp has pioneered successful strategies in fighting consumer fraud.
Computer scientist and writer Jaron Lanier on why he thinks our digital economy is screwed -- and how he proposes to fix it.
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Craigslist's furniture category has really just become an overpriced graveyard for Ikea furniture, where everything is "vintage." If you even think about selling, I'd like a word with you.
I love getting into strange people's cars almost as much as I love having strange people get into my car. It sounds crazy, and maybe I'm too trusting, but what I do know is that I have done rideshare approximately one billion times, and have never had a bad experience.
Now, I'm not going to say I wrote this Craigslist ad, but... I wrote this Craigslist ad.
I always felt that I lacked the vision to pluck some hidden treasure from a thrift store, Craigslist, or flea market and turn it into something amazing. Well, recently an opportunity arose that challenged me to do just that.
A friend of a friend of a friend of a friend of a friend showed me an ad they had seen on Craigslist titled "Seven Single White Jewish Males Looking to Host Seven Single Females for Shabbat Dinner." So, duh I responded, duh I got picked, and duh I went.
The cost of the buildings, and all that come along with them is what is killing a lot of businesses -- particularly media companies. The buildings are unnecessary.