I wonder how many people reading this watched the television series MacGyver when it originally aired? Aside from being Selma and Patty Bouvier’s celluloid object of desire and the inspiration for SNL’s Will Forte creation MacGruber, this TV character has been “verbed.” To MacGyver something is to bootstrap and/or lifehack something from nothing to save the day. If you are starting something from scratch, be it a business, nonprofit or even something as personal as staSee Original Article
When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post just more than a year ago, expectations of a digital renaissance for the paper became assumptions. What would one of the most visionary business minds of the Internet age do with something as stodgy and inflexible as a newspaper?
The answer, it turns out, is far less exciting than some had hoped
There have been no grand redesigns or big-name hires — one of its stars, Ezra Klein, left when the paper declined to meet his terms. There haSee Original Article