Alex Payne — Letter To A Young Programmer Considering A Startup
I regularly get emails from young people, usually those with an interest in programming, who are trying to make decisions about school and/or their professional futures. This post is for those young people. If you’re in your late teens or early twenties, you’ve grown up in a world that has come t
Transitioning To a Mobile Centric World | Above the Crowd | By Bill Gurley
"If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice." — Freewill, Rush If you happen to be a sports fan (I am), one of the coolest features to emerge in our lifetime is the ability to program your DVR remotely. The game is about to start, and you forgot to record it. No problem — you can simply talk to your DVR remotely. It’s like magic. When you get home your game is there. DirecTV has supported this feature for some time, initially on the Internet via the browser and more recently via their smartphone application. Ironically, the smartphone…
The Internet Ideology: Why We Are Allowed to Hate Silicon Valley - Debatten
It knows how to talk about tools but is barely capable of talking about social, political, and economic systems that these tools enable and disable, amplify and pacify. Why the “digital debate” leads us astray.
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Twitter’s IPO means that it is growing up — but will it lose its soul in th
Twitter's initial public offering is a sign that it has graduated from being a startup into a full-fledged media entity -- but the pressures of doing that have already changed the service in some important ways
Just because someone’s evil doesn’t mean they can’t teach us something worthwhile, and the millionaires of the world are no different. Even though you may consider some of them evil, there’s no doubting that they know how to amass a fortune. With that in mind, here are just a few of the most applicable tips from evil millionaires (money laundering not included).
Synopsis - A kid visits Salina Turda's amusement park, built on an old salt mine in Romania. Un enfant visite le parc d'attraction de Salina Turda, construit dansune ancienne mine de sel en Roumanie. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ A film by, Emmanuel JAMBOIS - email@example.com http://www.linkedin.com/pub/emmanuel-jambois/27/a94/3b6/en Co-directing / Modeling / Technical Lead / Lighting / Shading / Compositing Florent BENITO GUYOT - firstname.lastname@example.org http://fl.benito.free.fr Co-directing / Modeling / Rigging / Layout...
Amazon and the "profitless business model" fallacy — Remains of the Day
[DISCLOSURE: As always when I write about Amazon, I'll note I worked there from 1997-2004 and that I still own some shares in the company. I still have many friends who work there, though I have no more idea what Amazon is working on now than any of you in the public.] With every quarterl