FIFA to consider four bids to host 2023 Women’s World Cup

FIFA has received bids from Brazil, Japan, Colombia and a joint bid from Australia and New Zealand to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup. Soccer’s international governing body will now assess the bids, which will include visiting each country. Evaluations will be submitted to the FIFA Council and a vote on the host will be … Read more FIFA to consider four bids to host 2023 Women’s World Cup

Jaguar Land Rover Unsure It’ll Recoup China Sales Lost to Virus

Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Plc says it may never recoup the sales lost because of the deadly coronavirus outbreak that’s stifled production and kept customers away from dealerships in one of the company’s biggest markets. “At the moment, we don’t see anything happening in terms of demand in China,” Chief Executive Officer Ralf Speth said … Read more Jaguar Land Rover Unsure It’ll Recoup China Sales Lost to Virus

Are the Tech Bros Who ‘Dopamine Fast’ Full of Shit?

Like most wellness trends among tech bros, this is simply a centuries-old meditation technique brought back with a man-friendly name When bioengineer and coder Janey Muñoz tweeted that a member of her cohort at the Y Combinator startup accelerator had cut short a conversation because he was in the midst of a “dopamine fast,” the derision came thick and … Read more Are the Tech Bros Who ‘Dopamine Fast’ Full of Shit?

The Lonely Work of Moderating Hacker News

Open-plan offices offer few pleasures; one of them is snooping on other people’s browsing habits. When, years ago, I began working for tech companies in San Francisco, I noticed that my co-workers were always scrolling through a beige, text-only Web site that resembled a nineteen-nineties Internet forum. They were reading Hacker News—a link aggregator and … Read more The Lonely Work of Moderating Hacker News

Beyond ‘Hangry’: New Terms to Describe Our Most Common Feelings About Food

Earlier this week, The Cutpublished a compelling list of 78 “new emotions,” identifying complex feelings previously unnamed in our everyday lexicon, like “homerriment” (“The feeling of being greeted by a pet or person who is unself-consciously delighted to see you”) and the excellent “moral masturbation” (“The solitary pleasure of being right”). Among these emotions, I … Read more Beyond ‘Hangry’: New Terms to Describe Our Most Common Feelings About Food