Guests in the dining room at Boulevard Restaurant in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Boulevard was named No. 25 on TripAdvisor's list of most romantic restaurants in America. Guests in the dining room at Boulevard Restaurant in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Boulevard was named No. 25 on TripAdvisor's list of most romantic restaurants in America. Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez / The Chronicle Buy photo Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez / The Chronicle Image 1 of / 14 Caption Close Image 1 of 14 Guests in the dining room at Boulevard Restaurant in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Boulevard was named No. 25 on TripAdvisor's list of most romantic restaurants in America. Guests in the dining room at Boulevard Restaurant in San Francisco, Calif., on … [Read more...] about Is this San Francisco’s most romantic restaurant? TripAdvisor users seem to think so.
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When future history books are written, we know that 2016’s entry will be limited to 140 characters, will be 90% emoji, and will be the perfect reflection of the post-books, post-news, post-facts, post-information, post-intelligence world our children will inhabit in 2096. But in the meantime, we here at Co.Create are going to do our best to celebrate the few creative bright lights that made it at least somewhat worthwhile to wake up every morning and get out of bed. advertisement advertisement As we celebrate the end of 2016 and the maybe-not-apocalyptic 2017 (hey, we can hope, right?), here are the things we at Co.Create enjoyed from January through December. ERIC ALT, editor Most Criminally Overlooked Movie: Shane Black’s The Nice Guys. It shouldn’t be a shock that the “spiritual sequel” to the most criminally overlooked movie of 2005 (Shane Black’s Kiss Kiss Bang Bang) would end up here. Look, I get it—it was a noisy year. You … [Read more...] about From #TrapCovers To La La Land: The Co.Create Staff Pick Their Favorite Things Of 2016
Source: Pexels - Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license Psychologists love to measure things, and perhaps nothing has been measured as much by psychologists as reading—both texts and readers. Multiple different instruments measuring text readability have been devised and used over the past century, as have multiple standardized tests of readers’ abilities. Though their results are often first presented as numerical scores whose interpretation is difficult without a key, most instruments also translate these into more generally understood grade-level reading scores. These are typically reported as year-and-month scores; thus a book scoring at reading level 8.1 is said to be written at the early eighth-grade level, while a student scoring at reading level 4.6 is judged to be reading at the level of the average student in the sixth month of fourth grade. Two common reading level systems are exceptions to this: Fountas and Pinnell’s Guided Reading program uses … [Read more...] about Three Myths About “Reading Levels”
Min-Liang Tan was “officially pissed off,” he wrote in an email to members of Razer’s marketing team in February of 2014. The gaming hardware company hadn’t made the business website Fast Company’s 2014 list of “Most Innovative Companies,” and in his email, part of an exchange obtained by Kotaku, Tan asked of his marketing employees, “Are you guys fucking off?” Tan, who had been chief executive of Razer since 2005, received a deferential, 600-word reply from his director of marketing, Greg Agius. This email included a multi-pronged outline for getting Tan “in front of Fast Company” and boosting his image as the “Asian Steve Jobs.” Agius wrote that he had been focused on winning Razer awards at the Las Vegas tech expo CES, and was dedicated to getting Tan his spotlight in Fast Company. An in-person media tour would have given Tan a better opportunity to make the list, Agius added, offering suggestions for … [Read more...] about Razer CEO Berated And Threatened His Staff, Former Employees Say