Daniel Burka

Designer working at GV and living in Brooklyn

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Daniel Burka

1 day ago

I think it's completely possible to be both a skeptical, judicious reporter and also create a space for survivors to be heard.

Ronan Farrow, the Hollywood Prince Who Torched the Castle

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Daniel Burka

11 days ago

It's Been an Open Secret All Along

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Daniel Burka

12 days ago

Do Nike's New Marathon Shoes Actually Make You Run Faster?

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Daniel Burka

21 days ago

Surgical Patients May Be Feeling Pain—and (Mostly) Forgetting It

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Daniel Burka

42 days ago

The feet may be dancing under the cassock, but the robe itself must never move. However, this also means changes that had taken place can be rolled back without any official movement.

The war against Pope Francis

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Daniel Burka

43 days ago

Our research shows that very few people really don’t care. Deep down, almost everyone does care about voting, and they feel shame for not doing it.

The real problem is that voting in America is just hard.

The epic journey of American voters

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Daniel Burka

46 days ago

The real problem is that voting in America is just hard.

The epic journey of American voters

civicdesign.org

Daniel Burka

48 days ago

because you can't have a solution until you start dealing with the problem: What you reveal, you heal

Jay-Z Discusses Rap, Marriage and Being a Black Man in Trump’s America

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Daniel Burka

48 days ago

“Consumers are sometimes wary of low-sodium products, thinking they will lack flavor,” Ms. Liebman observed. But when sodium is reduced gradually and without fanfare, they hardly notice it.

Clearing Up the Confusion About Salt

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Daniel Burka

48 days ago

“Consumers are sometimes wary of low-sodium products, thinking they will lack flavor,” Ms. Liebman observed. But when sodium is reduced gradually and without fanfare, they hardly notice it.

Clearing Up the Confusion About Salt

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

48 days ago

Because salt added to our foods by processors and restaurants, not that from our saltshakers, is the main source of sodium in our diets, protecting the health of the most vulnerable requires a society-wide reduction in sodium.

Clearing Up the Confusion About Salt

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Daniel Burka

58 days ago

Looking back, it feels like C.K.’s entire oeuvre was less a deployment of harsh truths than a deft way of laundering them, masking his truly unforgivable behavior. He was strategically vulnerable.

Why All the Comedy Men Are So Awful

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Daniel Burka

65 days ago

Call it the Shalane Effect: You serve as a rocket booster for the careers of the women who work alongside you, while catapulting forward yourself.

How the ‘Shalane Flanagan Effect’ Works

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Daniel Burka

65 days ago

You know, I remember when I woke up on the morning that (I still can’t believe I’m saying these words) the President tweeted at me. You probably don’t need me to tell you this, but, man, it was … surreal.

The Noise

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Daniel Burka

70 days ago

new research shows that it may not be the sound itself that distracts us…it may be who is making it

Why You Can Focus in a Coffee Shop but Not in Your Open Office

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Daniel Burka

70 days ago

new research shows that it may not be the sound itself that distracts us…it may be who is making it

Why You Can Focus in a Coffee Shop but Not in Your Open Office

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Daniel Burka

72 days ago

Now that we are speaking, let us never shut up about this kind of thing. I speak up to make certain that this is not the kind of misconduct that deserves a second chance. I speak up to contribute to the end of the conspiracy of silence.

Lupita Nyong’o: Speaking Out About Harvey Weinstein

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Daniel Burka

72 days ago

There is still a long path ahead, but the results are encouraging. Dr. Green is cautious not to jump the gun, saying, "By no means do we want to suggest that this is a cure-all." But, it is difficult not to be excited at the potential of this drug.

MS could be reversed with existing allergy drug

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Daniel Burka

72 days ago

There is still a long path ahead, but the results are encouraging. Dr. Green is cautious not to jump the gun, saying, "By no means do we want to suggest that this is a cure-all." But, it is difficult not to be excited at the potential of this drug.

MS could be reversed with existing allergy drug

medicalnewstoday.com

Daniel Burka

80 days ago

The takeaway from all of this — particularly if you are a young person interested in math — is that asking weird, philosophical, have-you-ever-really-looked-at-your-hand sorts of questions can lead to stuff that’s actually useful.

What Would Happen If There Were No Number 6?

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Daniel Burka

81 days ago

Leaders don’t have role power to get people to act. They have to use persuasion to make it happen. For design leaders, they often do that by riding the waves of important priorities inside the organization.

How Designers Turn Into Design Leaders

medium.com

Daniel Burka

81 days ago

If the public is quiet, that is partly because so few families bear so much of this military burden, and partly because America is not involved in anything comparable to the Vietnam War

America’s Forever Wars

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Daniel Burka

89 days ago

“Shooting a movie should be fun! It’s not a real job. It can be hard, but at the end of the day we’re dressing up and playing pretend.”

The Superweirdo Behind ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

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Daniel Burka

91 days ago

Any bloke who thinks you’re less of a candidate for a long-term relationship because *both* of you did the nasty, is a knob.

Slutty women don’t end up single and alone, actually

metro.co.uk

Daniel Burka

91 days ago

Decent guys, the kind who might be marriage material, do not write women off because they have had sex with them.

Slutty women don’t end up single and alone, actually

metro.co.uk

Daniel Burka

92 days ago

if the chief justice hides his true objections behind a feigned inability to grok the math, well, that’s a problem math can’t solve

The Supreme Court Is Allergic To Math

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Daniel Burka

92 days ago

if the chief justice hides his true objections behind a feigned inability to grok the math, well, that’s a problem math can’t solve

The Supreme Court Is Allergic To Math

fivethirtyeight.com

Daniel Burka

112 days ago

Vint Cerf, one of the coauthors of TCP/IP and now vice president and “chief Internet evangelist” at Google, has reservations. “I think that the claims that blockchains will change the world are hyperbolic for the most part,” he zapped in an email to Fortune

Why Big Business Is Racing to Build Blockchains

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Daniel Burka

114 days ago

Now that so many people have read “Hillbilly Elegy” this summer, I hope they draw this better moral from the story: Individuals can make a difference in others’ lives, and by providing opportunities for all, our government can do the same. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness should be legitimate expectations for everyone, “hillbillies” included.

I was born in poverty in Appalachia. ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ doesn’t speak for me.

washingtonpost.com

Daniel Burka

114 days ago

NBA people love to complain about AAU basketball and the many ways it hurts American players. However, the complaints of a multibillion-dollar industry about the way its workforce is trained ring a bit hollow. They have the money to fix it. There’s a lot that NBA teams can learn from MLS. FC Dallas doesn’t care if a particular MLS draft is weak. It isn’t trying to find the next great soccer players. It’s trying to create them.

The Future of NBA Player Development Is Soccer’s Youth Academy Model

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Daniel Burka

116 days ago

scientists say, the growing availability of high-calorie, nutrient-poor foods is generating a new type of malnutrition, one in which a growing number of people are both overweight and undernourished.

How Big Business Got Brazil Hooked on Junk Food

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

126 days ago

It may be remembered as just as important as her ministry to the poor. It would be a ministry to people who had experienced some doubt, some absence of God in their lives. And you know who that is? Everybody. Atheists, doubters, seekers, believers, everyone."

Mother Teresa's Crisis of Faith

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Daniel Burka

126 days ago

“We’re not her priests,” Professor Johnson added, using an expletive.

From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

127 days ago

The center aisle of the courtroom served as a physical divider between those in favor of the secession and those who were against it but also a metaphor for a much more impenetrable divide: On one side sat those who sought to be free of a past they do not want to remember; on the other sat those bound to a past they can never forget.

The Resegregation of Jefferson County

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Daniel Burka

132 days ago

The Addicts Next Door

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Daniel Burka

140 days ago

Science fiction isn’t useful because it’s predictive. It’s useful because it reframes our perspective on the world.

Why Business Leaders Need to Read More Science Fiction

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Daniel Burka

140 days ago

True prudence means eschewing safety and familiarity in favor of entrepreneurial living. It requires clear eyes, a courageous heart and an adventurous spirit.

How the Modern World Made Cowards of Us All

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Daniel Burka

140 days ago

The survivors of Hurricane Harvey do not need empty tweets and platitudes from people like Donald Trump and Joel Osteen. They have shown beyond a shadow of a doubt that, as we say in Texas, they are all hat and no cattle.

The Cheap Prosperity Gospel of Trump and Osteen

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

140 days ago

"Every woman, every man, everyone should be a feminist. Because whoever is not a feminist is a sexist

Gal Gadot on Becoming Wonder Woman, the Biggest Action Hero of the Year

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Daniel Burka

140 days ago

You, me, and the citizens of this country carry a special burden in 2017. We have to do what our president has not. We have to uphold America’s values.

'We Are Living Through a Battle for the Soul of This Nation'

theatlantic.com

Daniel Burka

147 days ago

How the Modern World Made Cowards of Us All

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

151 days ago

The Loyal Engineers Steering NASA’s Voyager Probes Across the Universe

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

166 days ago

If you want to write something longer to the patient like a letter or email, that is great, just avoid asking direct questions or anything that makes the patient beholden to respond and always make it clear this is just something you wanted to share with them by ending “no need to reply.”

Etiquette and the Cancer Patient

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Daniel Burka

166 days ago

His team had figured out the sequences for 19 of the 300 tournament openings, but as it turned out, those 19 were all that were needed to prove that the game, played perfectly, amounts to a draw.

How Checkers Was Solved

theatlantic.com

Daniel Burka

166 days ago

it’s possible that unhappy teens spend more time online. But recent research suggests that screen time, in particular social-media use, does indeed cause unhappiness.

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

theatlantic.com

Daniel Burka

166 days ago

There is compelling evidence that the devices we’ve placed in young people’s hands are having profound effects on their lives—and making them seriously unhappy.

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

theatlantic.com

Daniel Burka

166 days ago

The aim of generational study, however, is not to succumb to nostalgia for the way things used to be; it’s to understand how they are now. Some generational changes are positive, some are negative, and many are both.

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

theatlantic.com

Daniel Burka

168 days ago

best of all, this year's kickass $1,200 phone looks just like next year's kickass $650 phone

A Super-Expensive iPhone Would Be Good News For Us All

wired.com

Daniel Burka

168 days ago

best of all, this year's kickass $1,200 phone looks just like next year's kickass $650 phone

A Super-Expensive iPhone Would Be Good News For Us All

wired.com

Daniel Burka

168 days ago

And best of all, this year's kickass $1,200 phone looks just like next year's kickass $650 phone.

A Super-Expensive iPhone Would Be Good News For Us All

wired.com

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