Ducked into a burrito place during a rainy lunch break to find its walls (bizarrely) papered with a certain pink business newspaper. Some real blasts from the past here

RT @SimonTilford@twitter.com
"Ignorant people can succeed if success depends on other, unrelated qualities. Many companies promote good-looking people. The Tory party promotes articulate public schoolboys." Great as usual from @KuperSimon@twitter.com: ft.com/content/8d7d7e0e-8719-1

RT @politico@twitter.com
Russia's infamous troll farm conducted a campaign on Twitter before the 2016 elections that was larger, more coordinated and more effective than previously known, a cybersecurity firm has found politi.co/2HUTjfH

🆕 Brazenly using words rather than code, I reflect on Facebook’s journey to an open ads API for our Tech Teardowns column ft.com/content/7e7f0564-82e9-1

RT @JohnReedwrites@twitter.com
I’m thrilled to have co-won a @sopasia@twitter.com award for this story, in collaboration with @lesliehook@twitter.com, @davidcblood@twitter.com, @Ryn_writes@twitter.com, and
the excellent FT magazine editors @AliceFishburn@twitter.com, @estherbintliff@twitter.com, and @suematthias@twitter.com. Thanks to all

twitter.com/sopasia/status/113

RT @davidallengreen@twitter.com
This is what happened to my barrister friend, a EU and migration law expert. twitter.com/APatyna/status/113

RT @martinstabe@twitter.com
The end of an era approaches at OSB…

For those who didn't have the opportunity to see it in the story, this was the (short-lived) main graphic

Non-exhaustive list of tools used on this _one_ story:

🦄 (pandas, SciPy, Altair)
🦄 Lab
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🦄 Blender
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🦄 Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

Story w/ @gabewildau@twitter.com 👇
Code 👉 github.com/ft-interactive/chin
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RT @FinancialTimes@twitter.com
Some fore@gabewildau@twitter.comes in China bucked the country’s slowdown trend last year even as the economy decelerated more than official figures suggest. Read more in China’s slowing pains: on.ft.com/2HzvHfB
twitter.com/FinancialTimes/sta

RT @AdrienneKlasa@twitter.com
China’s slowing pains: our new series examining the brave new world of slower growth China launches today - stay tuned for more features this week via @FT@twitter.com
on.ft.com/2LDj1JA

Remember how good Arcade Fire used to be?

“I’m reading books and watching films and walking round exhibitions with a new level of attention, tucking away images and ideas not in order to impress people I’ve never met, but… to construct novels and short stories and paint pictures”
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RT @FinancialTimes@twitter.com
‘I feel as if I've stepped off a crowded city street and find myself alone in woods’ – Life after Twitter has become fascinatingly refreshing for author Mark Hadd…
twitter.com/FinancialTimes/sta

Youthful bad-assery — in journalism, at least — is great if you can afford it. It took me years to save enough for master's degree tuition; as a result, I'm much older than most of my peers whose parents paid it for them. A segment of them view me as an underachiever for this 😐

This piece is mainly about the neuroscience of late bloomers, but I'd be interested to hear more about their economic circumstances versus those of e.g. 30 Under 30 types wsj.com/articles/its-never-too

RT @jeremybowers@twitter.com
I didn't graduate college until I was 26 and didn't write my first line of code until I was 28.

You don't have to be a bad-ass in your teens in order to have a career. twitter.com/francescamarief/st

RT @FinancialTimes@twitter.com
Britain’s main Conservative and Labour parties look to have suffered heavy losses in local elections held across England on Thursday. Live updates here: on.ft.com/2GT30tr

In a bizarre and dramatic reversal of fortune, I appear to be the best-dressed person in the worst-smelling bar

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