Serial entrepreneur and investor Morten Lund joined us on stage with Mike Butcher to look back at his past ventures. Most of them turned out to be failures. Lund is now even famous for declaring personal bankruptcy even though he was one of the first angel investors in Skype. “I lost everything, I had to […]
The Real Reason Investors Dump Stocks After Big Gadget Announcements
The big selloff of Tesla shares the day after CEO Elon Musk unveiled the new all-wheel-drive version of the company’s Model S electric car prompted some to argue that investors were underwhelmed by the vehicle. But this conclusion ignores a common pattern that attends the “big reveals” that have become the tech industry norm for launching new products.
For better or worse, Twitter and Facebook are the guardians of free speech now — Tech News and An…
Harvard lawyer Marvin Ammori argues in a recent essay that while the New York Times helped define the free speech laws of the last generation, companies like Twitter, Facebook and Google will define how we see free speech in the future -- and how much we get
When Tim Cook was interviewed by Charlie Rose after Apple’s mega launch event a few weeks ago, he scoffed at any mention of competitors, highlighting only Google as Apple’s arch-rival. Apple and Google are entrenched in a modern version of the PC war, and are the only two players with relevancy at the operating system […]
Gamasutra - Pay for Play: The ethics of paying for YouTuber coverage
There's a new branch of ethical conundrums on the block. With the rise of the video game YouTuber, viewers have started to question whether certain big names in the world of YouTube are being paid off by publishers.
How to Trick Your Brain Into Banishing Bad Money Habits
If you’ve been making excuses for your lack of financial resolve, science may have your back: Believe it or not, researchers have identified a gene that could determine whether you’re good or bad with money. Specifically, the discovery has to do with self-control—or how some people are better able to resist temptation to make sound financial decisions.