The Price Hike & The Bloomberg: Eat Your Math
pricehike: The fine folks at Bloomberg LP are now displaying headlines from The Price Hike & The Bad Deal on their professional terminal service. That’s a GOOD DEAL. So if you work at a bank, hedge fund, or anywhere with access to a Bloomberg, you’ll see breaking updates from The Bad Deal & The Price Hike. Click on the headline and you’ll be taken to our respective website. In fact, if...
In our culture, we’re suspicious of strangers. They’re a threat....– David Weinberger, linked from an older post on Caterina’s blog
Deutsche Bahn führt Mobiltickets ein →
Oder auf Englisch: Deutsche Bahn, the operator of Germany’s train system, is going to start accepting ticket bookings and payments via iPhones and Android phones. Go Germany.
MR. ISAACSON: So was that scene in the social network true?
DR. SUMMERS: I've heard it said that I can be arrogant.
DR. SUMMERS: If that's true, I surely was on that occasion. One of the things you learn as a college president is that if an undergraduate is wearing a tie and jacket on Thursday afternoon at three o'clock, there are two possibilities. One is that they're looking for a job and have an interview; the other is that they are an asshole.
How can we best design technology to support a...
Apple’s design directive.
I am at a loss to understand why people hold Miss Austen’s novels at so high a...– Ralph Waldo Emerson apparently felt the same way about Jane Austen as I do. (Link from Marginal Revolution)
[Google, Netflix, and Salesforce were] last generation’s contribution to the...– Andrew Parker - The Gong Show: Scope of Job Creation
The art of community management →
Community managers can be under-appreciated contributors in some companies, but they serve a crucially important role in any organization that aims to reach millions of people.
I didn’t know how I could justify $12 billion. But I’m not the one...– Kevin Ryan in an interview with the WSJ. He mostly talks about Gilt - understandably - but I found this line about running Doubleclick in the late 90s the most interesting. Especially, well, today.
Only thing is, to them it’s not about “starting an Internet...– Couldn’t agree more with John Battelle.
The value of our virtual goods is highly dependent on how we manage the...– Three years ago, Steve Blank told me that more and more tech companies in the future would employ virtual economists. Zynga’s S-1 is showing just that.