We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg wants you to knock off early, Intel goes Back to the Future III to sell the Ultrabook, and David Gregory gives his Jamaican bar recommendations.
In a new video, Facebook COO and noted rich person Sheryl Sandberg endorses the idea of leaving work at 5:30 p.m., every day. We would if we could,
every person we've ever dated, Sheryl Sandberg, but someone has to stay and make the Internet doughnuts. Also, not living on the west coast complicates this idea to no end. And besides, we'd rather stay at work until 6:15 -- or 6:30 if we're working on a feature. Or 7 p.m. on Mondays, when we have our conference call -- if it means not having to check our email five times on the way home. Also: we kind of like work. It beats the Orange Line, you know? [Mashable]
It was only a matter of time before the mini-scandal involving former GSA boss Martha Johnson's decision to hold a swanky conference in Las Vegas complete with a mind reader and commemorative coin set on the American taxpayer's dime produced a self-aware follow-up video from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chiding Johnson on her lack of thriftiness. Well, the video is now here, and it features a man playing a ukulele or possibly just a tiny guitar. Enjoy. [oversightandreform]