Tim O'Reilly's Top Stories

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  1. Alan Eustace Jumps From Stratosphere, Breaking Felix Baumgartner’s World Record
    Parachutist’s Record Fall: Over 25 Miles in 15 Minutes Alan Eustace Jumps From Stratosphere, Breaking Felix Baumgartner’s World Record Continue reading the main story Video Google Executive Makes World Record Jump Alan Eustace, a senior vice...
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  2. Management Clichés That Work
    Managing product development and management in general are ripe with clichés. By definition of course a cliché is something that is true, but unoriginal. I like a good cliché because it reminds you that much of management practice boils down to...
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  3. Google CEO Larry Page Reorgs Staff, Anoints Sundar Pichai as New Product Czar
    In a significant reorganization of Google management, CEO Larry Page is transferring leadership of core Google products to Sundar Pichai, according to sources close to the situation. Google has sent a memo to staff about the move this afternoon,...
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  4. The New York Ebola patient is a brave and heroic doctor. Stop criticizing his bowling trip.
    Let's start at the beginning: Craig Spencer, who contracted Ebola while working with Doctors Without Borders to stop the outbreak in West Africa, is almost certainly a better person than you are. He is almost certainly a more careful person than you...
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  5. Plutocrats Against Democracy
    Plutocrats Against Democracy It’s always good when leaders tell the truth, especially if that wasn’t their intention. So we should be grateful to Leung Chun-ying, the Beijing-backed leader of Hong Kong, for blurting out the real reason pro-democracy...
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