Category: Culture

THE BEATLES MAY HAVE BEEN BIGGER THAN JESUS, BUT YEEZUS IS BIGGER THAN THE POPE. Last week Kanye West sold nearly $1 million in merchandise at his Madison Square Garden show, a commercial-religious accomplishment that’s particularly fitting considering Yeezy’s allusions to both Pablo Escobar and Saint Pablo, and the fact that the venue’s previous record holder was…

It came from space, without warning. Nearly two years after Donald Glover completely blacked out his internet presence just because, the Atlien returned with a single tweet. That tweet contained a single link. That single link opened a single app, mysteriously titled Pharos, which launched us zooming through space with a countdown clock as our only…

An up-close look at some of the personalities found in our BitTorrent offices. It may sound crazy, but wizards do exist, and at BitTorrent we have quite a few of them lurking in our midst. Of course, they’re not magical wizards. But they can play one heck of a game of pinball. Richard Brooks, an engineer…

Every couple of months, BitTorrent’s staff spends two days in a company-wide hackathon. The goal: to come up with an innovative project that embraces the company’s mission of distributed technology, user control, and sustaining an open internet. We call these a Palooza. Here’s the results of what happened at our latest event.

An up-close look at some of the personalities found in our BitTorrent offices. BitTorrent is constantly researching how our brand reaches the outside world so that we can build the best possible products. We conduct surveys and focus groups, inviting people to come in and tell us what they think of our products. If you’ve stopped…

An up-close look at some of the personalities found in our BitTorrent offices. The BitTorrent offices are actually a pretty big place, with rows of desks housing different teams across a whole floor. But even though the place is expansive, it’s hard to go a day without running into Data Analyst Cory Cox. He not…

When the hardworking men of BitTorrent aren’t crafting the latest updates to our products, they actually do some real good. It has been a longstanding tradition for the men at BitTorrent to take part in Movember, the annual month-long event that encourages growing and sporting a mustache for charity.