Trump Proposes Cutting State Department Budget by 37% – WSJ

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is proposing deep cuts in U.S. diplomatic and foreign-aid funding while dramatically increasing defense expenditures, a bid to fundamentally shift the emphasis of U.S. foreign policy that has sparked fierce criticism from lawmakers and international-affairs experts. The White House has proposed a spending cut of 37% to the State Department and U.S. […]

Twitter app bug inflated video ad metrics by as much as 35% – Business Insider

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.John Lamparski/Getty Images A bug in a recent version of Twitter’s Android app inflated video advertising metrics by as much as 35%, a person familiar with the matter told Business Insider. Twitter let advertisers know about the error earlier this week. The company has issued advertisers refunds for over-billing from video campaigns that ran […]

IT Jobs Explained With A Broken Lightbulb [comic]

Do you know what “frontend” really does? Or “ops”? How about “leadgen”? Well, this comic should clear things up. It’s totally accurate, too: This comic was created by the Toggl Goon Squad – the developers behind the world’s no. 1 time tracking app (certified, probably). We do these comics to give the squad a quick mental break […]

What’s with @thinkpiecebot lately? – Medium

It’s been over a year since I [email protected], and it’s grown a LOT in the interim. The code is a huge, often unwieldy mess, there are over 100 formulas in it, and in the past couple of months the scope and the tone has gone through some… changes. Holy Shit, a Suit-Wearing Racist — Thinkpiece […]