The week of December 28, 2014
Looking back on our first five months and the road ahead.
Stop what you’re doing and change your password.
The first step in fixing a problem is to acknowledge it.
“I had spent a large part of my career at GitHub making their culture seem friendly to women. I felt like I had lied to everyone. Like I had led women into a trap by letting them believe that meritocracy in tech is a real thing. That if we work hard enough, we’ll earn the respect of our peers.”
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It was a year of transition.
Nothing is real.
For startup apps, trust is difficult to build and even harder to maintain.
Meet the mostly unsung soldiers in the battle to save the ‘net.
The year esports went mainstream.
These men and women are the ones living the 2014 ideal of changing the face of entertainment.
It wasn’t all bad on the social news site this year—but it wasn’t pretty either.
Check your inbox.
If last year was the year of the fangirl, 2014 was a year of celebrating diversity.
The true acolytes of Vine were the original voices and unique personalities that cropped up seemingly out of nowhere.
Here’s everything you should know about one of the divisive battles of 2014.
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Highlights from a year dominated by Rich Gang, DJ Mustard, and, sigh, Iggy Azalea.
A year measured in fear and loathing.
In 2014, for every one step forward, we took two back.
What Ferguson taught us about media—and ourselves.