After a year of tumult and scandal at Tinder, ousted founder Sean Rad is back in charge. Now can he — and his company — grow up?
“At the four seasons in Beverly Hills, where the show is filming, Rad debates whether he should buy a portrait for his condo of former President George W. Bush made from a collage of porn images.” - Nellie Bowles | California Sunday Magazine
“So how long do I have to live? Five years? Ten years? Two? No one knows. But I’m 57 years old, and death is no longer so far away that I never think about it. The odds are slim that I’ll ever collect a Social Security check.” - Kevin Drum | Mother Jones
A take on the first world’s swoop-in-and-save-‘em approach to international aid and social entrepreneurship.
“Don’t go because you’ve fallen in love with solvability. Go because you’ve fallen in love with complexity. Don’t go because you want to do something virtuous. Go because you want to do something difficult.” - Courtney Martin | The Development Set
A perfect storm of increased competition, immigration, and international monetary policy threatens Britian’s network of approximately 12,000 curry houses. How will the country’s curry entrepreneurs respond?
“The familiar aroma of tempered spices and caramelised onions begins to emerge at noon from the Spice Rouge curry house on Stevenage high street, a full six to seven hours before the evening rush begins. ” - Malcolm Moore | Financial Times