What I’m reading and finding for January 31st 2012 through February 3rd 2012:
- From Founders to Decorators, Facebook Riches-
- By NICK BILTON and EVELYN M. RUSLIFacebook’s public offering will make a lot of billionaires and millionaires, some of them prominent people and others not.
- Registration Statement on Form S-1-
- Congratulations Crunchies Winners! Dropbox Is The Best Overall Startup | TechCrunch-
- Josh ConstineThis year’s fifth annual Crunchies Awards has just finished up at the classy Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, and it was a smashing success. We poked fun #humblebraggers, got cussed at by Siri, honored former TechCrunch CEO Heather Harde, and gave wild monkey trophies to tech’s greatest innovators. If you missed the event or our livestream, check out the full list of nominees and winners below.
The world owes a thank you to Jack Dorsey, the “Founder Of The Year” and leader of Twitter, win… show all text
- Bowing to anti-abortion politics, breast cancer charity cuts funds for screenings at Planned Parenthood – Boing Boing-
- Xeni JardinCollateral damage in the abortion wars, and bad news for working class and low-income women who rely on Planned Parenthood clinics for breast cancer and cervical cancer screening services. The Susan G. Komen Foundation, America’s largest and best-funded cancer charity, is reportedly cutting funding to Planned Parenthood, in response to pressure from anti-women’s health political groups.
Planned Parenthood provides a wide array of women’s health services, including mammograms and cancer screenin… show all text
- From Twitter – (RePress, An Internet Censorship Defeating Plugin For WordPress) http://t.co/xPHGnRx8
- Letters of Note: To My Old Master-
- Shaun UsherIn August of 1865, a Colonel P.H. Anderson of Big Spring, Tennessee, wrote to his former slave, Jourdan Anderson, and requested that he come back to work on his farm. Jourdan — who, since being emancipated, had moved to Ohio, found paid work, and was now supporting his family — responded spectacularly by way of the letter seen below (a letter which, according to newspapers at the time, he dictated). Rather than quote the numerous highlights in this letter, I’ll simply leave you to enjoy it. Do… show all text
- From Twitter – A working group is pitching a system that will allow providers to authenticate emails better. http://t.co/jqnsSizH