Salvatore Ambrosi

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7 Stories to read this weekend

The first month of the new year is over. It didn’t take very long — maybe it is the faster pace of life which makes it seem like the time is flying away. I don’t know the answer, but what I do know: if you read these 7 stories, time surely will slowdown for you this weekend. Why the calorie is broken?: It is the wrong metric to think about when thinking about diet and weight-loss. A provocative and smart take. [Mosaic Science] The esoteric debate that is tearing the Bitcoin world apart: I have struggled to understand the challenges…

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Furiously Fast Fashion

I was talking to Julie Zerbo (founder of TheFashionLaw), a lawyer who is well-known for blogging about topics that no one in the fashion world wants her to write about, and our conversation ended up on “fast fashion” which is a bit of a pet peeve of mine. Julie who will be featured on my Pico project relatively soon, is very passionate about the topic, and has deep understanding of the challenges posed by this system of consumption. I am not saying that fashion at accessible prices is a bad thing — I am arguing that this loop of endless…

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Beyonce Goes To Bollywood (w/ColdPlay)

Looking to get your weekend getting started right? Well look no further than this video of “Hymn For The Weekend” from ColdPlay’s new album, A Head Full of Dreams. The band is also playing at the SuperBowl half time show. I am not really a fan of ColdPay — too mainstream pistache for my weird musical…

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What? In 2015, Apple sold how many million iPhones?

A day after it reported almost $75 billion in quarterly revenues for three months ending December 31, 2015, Apple stock was down by 6.6 percent. Wall Street didn’t like Apple’s downward revision of its sales estimates for the first 90 days of 2016. Wall Street is never satisfied with Apple and trying to make the crazy trading alogrithims happy is like trying to reason with a drunken sailor: amusing for a while, but in the end you are going to get pissed on. “There are a lot of economies around the world that are in recession,” said Luca Maestri, Apple’s chief financial officer. “We’re…

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