Daniel Burka

Designer working at GV and living in Brooklyn

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Daniel Burka

4 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

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

4 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

8 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

hbr.org

Daniel Burka

8 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

hbr.org

Daniel Burka

10 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

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

11 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

11 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

19 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?

fivethirtyeight.com

Daniel Burka

20 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

20 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

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

27 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’

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

30 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

30 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

30 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

30 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

51 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

fortune.com

Daniel Burka

53 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

53 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

theringer.com

Daniel Burka

55 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

64 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

time.com

Daniel Burka

64 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

66 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

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

71 days ago

The Addicts Next Door

newyorker.com

Daniel Burka

79 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

hbr.org

Daniel Burka

79 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

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

79 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

79 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

rollingstone.com

Daniel Burka

79 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

85 days ago

How the Modern World Made Cowards of Us All

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

89 days ago

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

nytimes.com

Daniel Burka

105 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

medium.com

Daniel Burka

105 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

105 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

105 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

105 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

106 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

106 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

106 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

Daniel Burka

107 days ago

I didn’t go to Poland as black person, a white person, a Christian person or a Jewish person — I went as a human being.

Why I Went to Auschwitz

theplayerstribune.com

Daniel Burka

107 days ago

“I have to respect the game. I do respect the game,” he said stoically. “I just had a weak moment.”

Throwing it all away

cbc.ca

Daniel Burka

113 days ago

the only realistic near term way to insure Americans do better is to make existing jobs into good jobs by requiring they be paid adequately.

To My Fellow Plutocrats: You Can Cure Trumpism

politico.com

Daniel Burka

115 days ago

She’s not some clever sociopathic mastermind, an evil, charismatic rara avis. She’s just your basic homicidal nurse working through her issues.

The Killer Nurse

slate.com

Daniel Burka

117 days ago

"It's quite humbling to know that the ocean still holds so much mystery," Nyegaard told ScienceAlert. "We tend to think that we know everything, but we still have so many mysteries to unravel."

New bizarre giant sunfish species 'Hoodwinker' is the first to be discovered in 130 years

ibtimes.co.uk

Daniel Burka

118 days ago

Positive attitudes are great; receiving appropriate care is critical. But if you want to understand cancer, you have to first understand that the die is often cast well before any doctor finds the first patch of mutated cells.

Avoiding the Breast Cancer ‘Warrior’ Trap

thecut.com

Daniel Burka

126 days ago

Rule of thumb: If it's hard you'll have trouble finding people who want to do it. There's no shortage of people who want to be programmers, designers, strategists, social media consultants, entrepreneurs, investors, etc... But try finding people to work the farm. Hard work is doing the work other people don't want to do.

The Cult of Hard Work Isn't Just Damaging--It's Also Untrue

inc.com

Daniel Burka

126 days ago

Did Airbnb Kill the Mountain Town?

outsideonline.com

Daniel Burka

129 days ago

As the Village People sang: ‘You can’t stop the music, nobody can stop the music.’

The night when straight white males tried to kill disco

aeon.co

Daniel Burka

129 days ago

As the Village People sang: ‘You can’t stop the music, nobody can stop the music.’

The night when straight white males tried to kill disco

aeon.co

Daniel Burka

131 days ago

Here’s what has gone wrong: hard work and a good education used to be a sure bet for upward mobility in the US – at least among some groups of people. Americans born in the 1940s had a 90% chance of doing better economically than their parents did – but those born in the 1980s have only 50/50 odds of doing so.

Why do we think poor people are poor because of their own bad choices?

theguardian.com

Daniel Burka

141 days ago

The story of broken windows is a story of our fascination with easy fixes and seductive theories. Once an idea like that takes hold, it's nearly impossible to get the genie back in the bottle.

How A Theory Of Crime And Policing Was Born, And Went Terribly Wrong

npr.org

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