What You Need to Know Today: June 17

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Here’s what you need to know today


High stakes amateur photography. We’ve all done it. You’re out for dinner with a group of friends and you ask the waiter to snap your photo. After a tutorial on how to use your iPhone, the waiter snaps your photo, breathes a sigh of relief…Wait, your friends want photos too. Garçon, Facebook feels your pain, which is why this week they launched a stand-alone app that will make sharing group photos with friends a cinch. Just make sure that first photo is perfect…

The Information Age in 7,600 volumes. Calling this the worst. summer. job. ever. would be an understatement. But for Michael Mandiberg this is not the case, since he’s passionate (read: crazy) about transforming the entire English-language Wikipedia into a print version. A project Mandiberg has been working on for the past three years and will see come to fruition tomorrow.


The Warrior who’s changing the financial game for pro athletes. Chef Curry and his Warriors captured the NBA Championship last night with a 105-97 victory defeating King James and his Cavaliers. One player who wasn’t on the court last night but is making a big impact in the lives of pro ballers everywhere is former Golden State Warrior, Adonal Foyle. Foyle is the author of a new book, “Winning the Money Game: Lessons Learned From the Financial Fouls of Pro Athletes.” Why are pro athletes so bad with their finances? Here’s your answer.

Deadlines are dead and so are goals. “Instead of telling myself I must be proficient enough in a topic by a certain date, I create a schedule. If I want to learn how to do something, I schedule an hour each day to learn about it,” says Sarah Peterson on why she doesn’t use deadlines. Peterson runs a website called unsettle.org helping young ambitious go-getters break free from the 9-5 grind. I recommend reading Sarah’s latest article (Elite Daily) where she explains how to break down big tasks easily and why goals are limiting.

Personal Development

@PakuluPapipto1 for President. By now, you’ve probably heard The Donald announced a run for the republican nomination yesterday at Trump Tower, disclosing, “I’m really rich.” The media’s response was blunt, “Let’s make this very clear from the start: Donald Trump is not a serious candidate for president.” (The Atlantic). To save you time, here’s a reference on who’s running and if they’re legit or not. Also, if you haven’t heard of the man who’s taking Twitter by storm, this story should put a smile on your face 🙂

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