startups

re/code: the very opposite of a lean startup Members Public

John Gruber commenting on re/Code’s acquisition by Vox Media [http://daringfireball.net/linked/2015/05/28/lefsetz-news]: > My take is that if you’re going to go indie, you need to stay lean and mean. You don’t have to stay as lean and mean as I have

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
publishing strategy

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

Beware the hype of the social media gurus [http://observer.com/2015/04/how-to-survive-the-looming-tech-bubble-ignore-the-gurus/] : > So what we have here are ignorant people (Vaynerchuk, Brogan, Kawasaki, and friends) telling big brands and agencies to dump their money into unproven platforms, or platforms with really shady metrics that they can totally fudge

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
hype

news:rewired - Startup culture in a big broadcaster Members Public

How do you bring start-up thinking to a traditional broadcaster? That’s what Stijn Lehaen set out to explain in the closing session of news:rewired yesterday [http://www.newsrewired.com/2014/07/23/live-a-start-up-approach-to-news-innovation/] . The Belgian broadcaster [http://www.vrt.be/en] was struggling online, at least in comparison

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
broadcasters

The dangers and rewards of Data Journalism Members Public

[http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2014/03/photo-3631.html] Allison Schrager has a problem with data journalism [http://qz.com/189703/the-problem-with-data-journalism/]: > But I worry that data give commentary a false sense of authority since data analysis is inherently prone to bias. The author’s priors, what he

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
data journalism

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

[http://www.onemanandhisblog.com/archives/assets_c/2014/03/startups-journalism-3609.html] Don’t you hate it when somebody leading a journalism business slips into jargon? Sarah Lacy of PandoDaily does exactly that when quoted in a Quartz piece on why funding is piling into new journalism ventures [http://qz.com/

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
31-3-14

About the new Flickr... Members Public

[https://i1.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2013/05/new-flickr-whatevr.jpg] So, I wrote a long thing about the new Flickr [http://nextberlin.eu/2013/05/revamping-flickr-life-after-startup/] elsewhere. The TL;DR version is: * Evidence suggests that the new Flickr is successful * Many old users aren’t used to

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
flickr

Bruce Sterling: the joy and danger of the future Members Public

It’s a beautiful sunny day, I’m full of cold and I’m distracting myself by reading commentary on NEXT 13 for my work on the conference blog [http://nextberlin.eu/]. The talk that seems to have had the most impact – despite being the shortest – was Bruce Sterling’s.

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
futurology

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

[https://i2.wp.com/www.onemanandhisblog.com/content/images/2012/12/Neelie-Kroes.jpg] Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission Interviewed by Loic Le Meur Neelie Kroes has begun an exciting experience – the inventors of Angry Birds came over to tell them what was needed. She cancelled her next

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
Europe