Friday News Bites: Obituaries, Comic Book Movies + More

Happy Friday! We have some more marriage equality updates, a timeline for future comic book movies, and the untimely passing of some notable people. Also, there’s a rather weird music/intelligence “study” with which I have some problems. Let’s get started:

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Laurie Anderson, Supreme Goddess of Performance Art

“O Superman” is arguably the most well-known example of performance art, and that’s no coincidence. Anderson uses unique electronic components and haunting prose to create timeless pieces of auditory art. Read More Laurie Anderson, Supreme Goddess of Performance Art

Which Music Streaming Service is Best?

These days, everyone seems to be using a different streaming service. Facebook is littered with notifications on what your great-aunt Prudence is listening to (who knew she liked Kanye?), and the options for streaming are approaching limitless. So how do you decide which service is right for you? How do you sift through the dozens of providers and make a decision that will benefit you? Read More Which Music Streaming Service is Best?

Facebook Stops Even Pretending To Care About Privacy With Latest Settings Update

On Thursday, Facebook announced (via their blog) that they would begin the process of removing a privacy setting that was used by a minority of users: the ability to hide yourself from Facebook search results. Facebook removed the ability to set this from users who were not taking advantage of it last year and will start notifying the users who are of this change this week. While this seems like a minor change, it’s one more aspect of privacy control that Facebook (started as an exclusive, private network) has taken away in recent updates. Read More Facebook Stops Even Pretending To Care About Privacy With Latest Settings Update

The Ashes by Any Means: Old Trafford and Chester-le-Street

In case you needed any proof that cricket is different, consider this: Last Monday, England officially retained the Ashes. Since then, another four days of cricket have been played, and another Test will be staged next weekend. There has been the same amount of play, broadcasting and public discussion that would have happened had nobody won the series yet. Theoretically, this is done. In practice, they just won’t stop playing. Read More The Ashes by Any Means: Old Trafford and Chester-le-Street

Launch 2013: Women Founders Represent

Women startup founders were representing during last week’s Launch Festival 2013, held in San Francisco.  Read More Launch 2013: Women Founders Represent