Big Law career guide: How firms are navigating the new normal, which practice areas are faring the best, and how pay is shaping up

Summary List Placement The legal industry has seen its fair share of disruption from the coronavirus pandemic: Many law school graduates were — and still are — stuck in a state of limbo, while top law firms have seen pay cuts, layoffs, and furloughs.  Still, there have been some bright spots. Restructuring lawyers have seen…

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A guide to the TikTokish apps that want to be the next TikTok

Last week, Alessandro Bogliari wouldn’t have imagined that anyone posed a serious threat to TikTok. Yes, there were imitators and competitors out there, but Bogliari, who runs a social media agency called the Influencer Marketing Factory, thought the app was so successful that there was no way it would be overthrown in the near future.…

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A teenager’s guide to building the world’s best pandemic and protest trackers

The coronavirus pandemic and the protests sparked by the May 25 murder of George Floyd have been the defining events of 2020 so far, and in both cases one 17-year-old has played a major role online: Avi Schiffmann, the creator of the web’s preeminent covid-19 case tracker and, more recently, a protest tracking site. The…

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