startups

May
29
re/code: the very opposite of a lean startup

re/code: the very opposite of a lean startup

John Gruber commenting on re/Code’s acquisition by Vox Media: My take is that if you’re going to
1 min read
Apr
30

It's an "influencer" bubble, not a tech bubble

Beware the hype of the social media gurus: So what we have here are ignorant people (Vaynerchuk, Brogan, Kawasaki, and
1 min read
Jul
24

news:rewired - Startup culture in a big broadcaster

How do you bring start-up thinking to a traditional broadcaster? That’s what Stijn Lehaen set out to explain in
2 min read
Mar
24

The dangers and rewards of Data Journalism

Allison Schrager has a problem with data journalism: But I worry that data give commentary a false sense of authority
4 min read
Mar
13

31-3.8 - Journalism will survive - but you might not recognise it

Don’t you hate it when somebody leading a journalism business slips into jargon? Sarah Lacy of PandoDaily does exactly
3 min read
May
30

About the new Flickr...

So, I wrote a long thing about the new Flickr elsewhere. The TL;DR version is: Evidence suggests that the
May
16

Bruce Sterling: the joy and danger of the future

It’s a beautiful sunny day, I’m full of cold and I’m distracting myself by reading commentary on
Dec
05

Neelie Kroes: can the European Commission make Europe better for startups?

Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission Interviewed by Loic Le Meur Neelie Kroes has begun an exciting experience
2 min read
Nov
21

How to close an online service gracefully

The problem with today’s startup-centric web culture is that increasing numbers of services fail or get sold, and they
1 min read
Oct
21

Tech City's new Shields

Interesting interview with Joanna Shields, ex-Facebook and now chief executive of the Tech City Investment Organisation: “London has access to