What Does Psychological Safety Mean in Silicon Valley?

After a Google engineer released an anti-diversity memo, we have to reckon once again with sexism in tech(Ringer illustration)This week, a very opinionated Google engineer decided to make his opinions very publicly known. He recorded them in a 10-page document titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” and sent them to his coworkers…
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No Korean Variety Show Obstacle Can Stop Steph Curry

The Curry brothers came to ‘Infinite Challenge’ and conquered infinite challenges(‘Infinite Challenge’)This summer, NBA stars from Dame and J.R. to Kyrie and Klay took trips to Asia to market shoes, promote wine through dance, and break Guinness world records. We took stock of the trips that looked like the most…
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The Chilly Winterfell Family Reunion

Sansa, Bran, and Arya are all home, but they’ve never been further apart(HBO/Ringer illustration)There was a meme that circulated the day after the Red Wedding aired that was dumb but effective: a Brady Bunch–like grid of each Stark family member overlaid with the Taylor Swift song lyric: “We are never, ever,…
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Bill Belichick Is the Best Jets Coach of the 21st Century

Few loathe what Belichick has built in New England more than fans of Gang Green — in large part because they know it’s what they could have had(Getty Images/Ringer illustration)We all — well, most of us — agree with you: The Patriots are an insufferable football machine that must be stopped. But here’s the thing: Can anyone…
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Bill Belichick Will Teach You His Football Secrets If You Ask the Right Questions

Highlighting the best X’s and O’s breakdowns from the famously terse head coach(Getty Images/Ringer illustration)We all — well, most of us — agree with you: The Patriots are an insufferable football machine that must be stopped. But here’s the thing: Can anyone stop them? Five weeks before the season kicks off, New England is favored…
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Which Rapper Had the Best Last Day on “24 Hrs. to Live”?

On the classic 1997 song from ‘Harlem World,’ Mase, Jadakiss, Black Rob, Sheek Louch, Styles P, and DMX proposed how they would spend their final hours on Earth. Who imagined the best day?Mase (Arturo Torres)This is an article about the song “24 Hrs. to Live,” which is a song from Mase’s debut…
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The Decline of 3-D Movies Should Restore Your Faith in Humanity

The One Thing We All Agree On: 3-D Movies Must DieThe lackluster trend is on the decline; we all deserve a pat on the back(Getty Images/Ringer illustration)Late last week, The Hollywood Reporter did some Pulitzer-worthy reporting that pointed to a glorious trend: 3-D is on the decline. Three-dimensional movies, which accounted for…
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We Need to Talk About Jaime Lannister

And the last scene of “The Spoils of War”(HBO/Ringer illustration)Jaime begins the Battle of the Oh My God, Dragons Are Real and Terrifying (name pending) by telling Bronn “We can hold them off.” This promise, spoken seconds before Drogon swoops in, is already wishful thinking. The Dothraki, who have just appeared…
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Watch ‘Talk the Thrones’ for Instant, In-depth Analysis of Episode 4

Our experts are here to break down what happened in ‘Game of Thrones’ on Sunday nightbody[data-twttr-rendered=”true”] {background-color: transparent;}.twitter-tweet {margin: auto !important;}TalktheThrones Episode 4: Breaking down "The Spoils of War" https://t.co/x2bJIeDoqt — @ringerfunction notifyResize(height) {height = height ? height : document.documentElement.offsetHeight; var resized = false; if (window.donkey && donkey.resize) {donkey.resize(height); resized = true;}if (parent…
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‘Game of Thrones’ Episode 4: Dany’s Battles Have Only Just Begun

Nothing on the show is ever simple, a reality that “The Spoils of War” highlights(HBO)Game of Thrones has spent six and a half seasons building up to the second conquest of Westeros. And while “The Spoils of War” marks Daenerys Targaryen’s official landfall on the mainland she wants to rule,…
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