Matthew Simmons

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What happens when a marketing initiative becomes a billion-dollar industry
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"Any lingering doubts that these guys get to invest however they want has been extinguished," the Farnam Street Investments boss said.
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Tune in Tuesday to see what Apple has in store.
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One of the major challenges facing gene therapy — a way to treat disease by replacing a patient’s defective genes with healthy ones — is that it is difficult to safely deliver therapeutic genes to patients without the immune system destroying the gene, and the vehicle carrying it, which can trigger life-threatening widespread inflammation. Three decades ago researchers thought that gene therapy would be the ultimate treatment for genetically inherited diseases like hemophilia, sickle cell anemia, and genetic diseases of metabolism. But the technology couldn’t dodge the immune response. Since then, researchers have been looking for ways to perfect the… This story continues at The Next Web
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There might be an iPhone SE 3 next year, and there are a lot of upgrades we want in it.
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Scrolling through endless made-for-TV movies and series that should have never have got the green light in search for something decent to get stuck into on Netflix can feel like a never-ending and often fruitless task.But in amongst all of that stuff, there are bona fide hidden gems to be discovered.Just because these shows didn’t make it onto the Most Watched lists doesn’t mean they’re not worth your time of day. On the contrary, recommend these to your mates and they’ll think you’re a Netflix connoisseur. You’re welcome.Rita A subtitled Danish dramedy isn’t the easiest of sells, but bear with me, because you’re about to discover your favourite new show (honest). The titular character (played by the charismatic Mille Dienssen) is a teacher and mum to three grown-up children who plays very much by her own rules – with varying degrees of success. The kids love her at school. Not all of her colleagues respect her (it doesn’t help that she’s rubbing belly buttons with the headmaster), and it’s her personal life where things get really sticky (no pun intended). Over the course of five series we follow Rita as she goes from one disaster to another trying to avoid confronting her “stuff”. It’s all incredibly relatable, extremely funny (who knew Danish and British was so alike?), boundary-pushing and often, very touching. Not only will you be rooting for Rita all the way, you’ll also want to be her mate.Speaking of which, her best friend Hjørdis is an absolute delight – and proved so popular that she got her very own spin-off series. I got through all five series in a week and honestly feel bereft that Rita and co are no longer part of my daily life. Joyous stuff. (Matt Bagwell, Head Of Entertainment)The Midnight Gospel  The best way to describe The Midnight Gospel would be hallucinogens mixed with Rugrats or Rocko’s Modern Life. The visuals and worlds in which main character Clancy Gilroy visits through his “unlicensed multiverse simulator” are really what I would imagine an acid trip to be like.I originally watched it on a whim thinking it would be some cartoon escapism after a long day, and instead I was surprised about the show’s ponderings on life, existence, love, spirituality and more. It’s kind of what I would imagine Rick & Morty might be if they suddenly became introspective and holistic (don’t come at me R&M fans, I just don’t like it). It was only recently that I looked into the writing and production credits and found that the discussions are recordings from co-creator Duncan Trussell’s podcast. Actual interviews from facing death with Anne Lamott, meditation and enlightenment learnt in prison from Damien Echols (one of the ‘West Memphis Three’) and legalisation of drugs with Drew Pinsky – deep intellectual chats wrapped up in an incredible world of cartoon fantasy. (Jayson Mansaray, Video Producer)Special Not only does Special break new ground in terms of representation of disabled people (its lead actor, Ryan O’Connell, also created the show and wrote the whole first series), its attitude to other themes like sex work and body positivity also feel totally fresh. What definitely helps is that it’s also laugh-out-loud funny and beautifully shot – and with each episode clocking in at around 15 minutes, you can fly through the whole thing in an afternoon. (Daniel Welsh, Entertainment Reporter)Dark  Dark is a German sci-fi thriller that finished a three season run this summer. I binged the first season (admittedly, in one night) back in 2017 and loved it but totally forgot about it until the last two seasons popped up on Netflix (a TV binger’s dream!).You think you are going to be watching a crime show but then get thrown right into time travel, alternate universes and the most complicated family tree imaginable.If you can overlook English translation voiceovers and a few questionable special effects, I’d highly recommend this show. It was super engaging and suspenseful with no shortage of plot twists. (Samara Mackereth, Head Of Video)Been So Long Been So Long is exactly what I didn’t know I needed one lazy Sunday afternoon and definitely a hidden gem, perhaps because of its low ratings on the streaming site. But don’t let that, or the fact it’s a “modern musical” put you off. It’s gritty, funny, refreshing and stars the brilliant Michaela Coel (filmed in between Chewing Gum and I May Destroy You) and the talented Arinzé Kene, who you may recognise from Youngers.I do love musicals, so I am biased, but the soundtrack was fresh and uplifting, the story passionate and gripping and the acting fantastic. I mean Michael Coel is in it, come on.Just like people “discovered” Crashing and the first series of Fleabag after the success of its second season, I think it should be time for people to “discover” this film, after the boom of I May Destroy You. (Becky Barnes, Audience Editor)The Apartment  If, like me, you still mourn the loss of Changing Rooms (I still think about that poor woman’s collection of teapots getting smashed at the hands of Linda Barker’s malfunctioning shelving unit regularly), then may I introduce The Apartment?It’s a reality competition series that usually sees amateur designers makeover various rooms in an apartment, which are then judged by a panel that includes Changing Rooms alum Lawrence Llwellyn Bowen.There’s only one series currently available on Netflix, which is a celebrity edition that originally aired back in 2015, but the fact they are not experienced designers – thus creating some truly monstrous rooms – only adds to its addictiveness. Insatiable  Insatiable is a about a teenager called Patty Bladell (Debby Ryan) who has always been bullied for her size, but after shedding the pounds one summer and becoming a pageant queen, she goes back to school seeking revenge on the people who bullied her. The show is such a great watch because it takes the best bits of a comedy, thriller, drama, murder mystery and romance, and packs them all into one show. It really does take you on an emotional rollercoaster because the lead character, Patty, is so unpredictable with her actions. From first look, it seems like a one of those generic high school dramas but when you actually watch it, it definitely doesn’t end up where you expect it to. (Anisah Vasta, Editorial Intern)READ MORE: From Selling Sunset To Sex Education – These Are Netflix's 10 Best Originals Of 2020 (So Far) 21 Films And TV Shows To Stream On Netflix If You Need Some Escapism In Your Life Netflix's Circus Of Books Profiles Conservative Couple Behind Gay Porn Empire
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Political appointees accused career scientists of undermining President Donald Trump's optimistic messaging on the pandemic.
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You can add cities to the Weather app on an iPhone and flip through forecasts for different cities with a quick swipe.
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As CEO of SpaceX and Tesla and founder of The Boring Company and Neuralink, Elon Musk seems to be everywhere all at once.
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The next Nest thermostat might use Google’s Project Soli motion controls, according to a new FCC document.
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The trailer for season 2 of The Mandalorian has to premiere at some point soon, but when will it happen? Here's when you might expect to see it.
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The prosecutor worked on Barr and John Durham's probe into the origins of the Russia investigation but reportedly resigned because of Barr's actions.
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CDC contract tracers have linked at least 31 coronavirus cases to outbreaks at Utah childcare facilities. Many infected children had no symptoms.
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Scientists used millions of nanopillars to control color, density of incident light.
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Netflix is now offering full movies, like "Bird Box," and the first episode of hit shows, like "Stranger Things," for free with no sign-up required.
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Granting clients access to private companies' shares can allow them to bet on firms earlier in their lifespans and benefit from rapid growth.
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The Chinese government reportedly prefers TikTok to shut down in the U.S. instead of ByteDance being forced to sell the video-sharing app to one of its suitors.
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A two-bulb Sengled Smart Light Bulb A19 Starter Kit is discounted by $18 from Woot, today only. Shipping is free for Amazon Prime members.
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The letter signed by CEOs of NYC businesses asked Mayor de Blasio to take action to help reopen the city or "people will be slow to return."
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Short-seller says truck in a promotional video was actually rolling down a hill.
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A new Google thermostat has been spotted at the FCC, with indications that it could include Google Soli gesture control using a new sensor. It’s been several years since Google last updated the Nest Thermostat, with competition in the smart HVAC space arriving in the intervening years to fill that gap. Indeed, much of what set Nest’s connected thermostat apart … Continue reading
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Tesla's anticipated battery innovations could double margins and save $2,300 per vehicle by 2023, UBS analysts said Friday.
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Image: iFixit I don’t think anyone expected an impressively thin gadget with two displays to be more repairable than single-screen smartphones, and iFixit’s teardown of Microsoft’s new Surface Duo confirms this is the case. The takeaway is that while the displays and rear glass can be swapped without too much stress, replacing anything else will be a tedious, risky process. As part of the teardown process, iFixit got this very cool X-ray shot of the Surface Duo. The innards of the left half look close enough to an iPad or any modern tablet, but iFixit says the right side “looks like nothing we remember seeing before — it’s almost a solid wall of circuit board, with a little window in the middle for the second battery.” There’s that engineering... Continue reading…
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Rea Ann Silva is the creator of the Beautyblender, the egg-shaped makeup sponge that changed the game. We spoke with her about how she created it.
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With a $50 price cut, this is a great time to upgrade to the high-end iPad Pro 12.9 tablet
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In 2017, Google changed its algorithm once again to include a new setup.While past algorithms have worked towards improving standards on quality content and the links being used on a site, some newer changes are coming along this time around.This comes in the form of the Google Fred algorithm.This is an interesting update to the Google algorithm in that unlike with others; Google never did anything to directly announce to the public that the Fred algorithm was going to come along.This put many people in the marketing field into a real look as they did not know what to expect out of it.https://indianaffiliateprograms.com/google-fred-algorithm-changes-marketing-industry/
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Addison Cross is a college freshman at Texas A&M who's learning the ropes as she navigates her first year at school.
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Inflammatory bowel disease(IBD) refers to the range of conditions in which there is irritation of the digestive tract.The digestive tract is helps in digestion of food, absorption of vitamins and removal of waste.Due to irritation in the digestive tract, all these features are impaired.The two most common prerequisites of IBD include ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.Ulcerative colitis: In this condition, infection takes place solely in the internal lining of the colon and rectum.Crohn’s disease: In this condition, the inflammation takes place in full thickness of the bowel wall in any phase from the mouth to the anus.Causes of Inflammatory Bowel Disease?Blood in your stoolDiarrheFeverFatigueRisk Factors for Inflammatory Bowel Disease?1.Age: This ailment is normally identified before the age of 30 years.2.Cigarette smoking: Chemicals in cigarette smoke is believed to harm the lining of the stomach.It is viewed as the controllable chance thing for IBD.3.Environment: The chance of creating IBD is excessive in humans dwelling in the industrialized areas.
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The biggest new live-action movie of 2020 is out now - here's how to watch Mulan online and stream the film today with Disney Plus.
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