Obama's Google+ Hangout Didn't Change the Game, It... →
The President of the United States held a Google+ Hangout today. He fielded questions selected from over 130,000 submissions as well as from five lucky Americans selected to hang out with him live. For the rest of us, it was a streaming video experience. It began with a swooping, dramatic intro, and then Google MC Steve Grove took control of the proceedings. This is the most user-friendly White...
thatssodigital: 2012 trends from Frog Design.
Amazon's Cloud Search →
parislemon: This has the potential to be massive. And make no mistake, it’s a shot right at Google, just from the other direction. What if the future of search isn’t web search, but data search (which includes web and native apps). The Amazon/Google rivalry is quickly shaping up to be more intense than the Apple/Google rivalry. Good scoop by Sarah Lacy. Undoubtedly the first of many.
Ageism in the entrepreneurial community is a fairly recent development. Vivek...– Boomers Who Start Businesses: The Next Great Generation Of Entrepreneurs (via courtenaybird) Here’s one for my friends at Critical Mass.
As the mainstream media ignored us, we learned from other leaderless resistance...– 2011: A Year in Revolt | OccupyWallSt.org (via mediafuturist)
Social media in the 16th Century: How Luther went... →
infoneer-pulse: IT IS a familiar-sounding tale: after decades of simmering discontent a new form of media gives opponents of an authoritarian regime a way to express their views, register their solidarity and co-ordinate their actions. The protesters’ message spreads virally through social networks, making it impossible to suppress and highlighting the extent of public support for revolution....
"The Web Cannot Deliver Yet." →
parislemon: A pretty damning report from Brian X. Chen for The New York Times. It essentially says that Palm and then HP were incompetent with their building and management of webOS. But even more damning may be what it says about the “web versus native” debate. Quoting Paul Mercer, the former senior director of software for Palm: “If the bar is to build Cupertino-class software in terms of...
parislemon: This is a great post by Danny Sullivan. For those of us caught up in the iOS vs. Android battle, it can be easy to lose sight of the simple, bigger picture. Android may be “open” in the fact that other companies can use the source code and users who so desire (and know how) can root it. But from a pure consumer perspective, the Android phone ecosystem is often anything but open....