I think an increased tolerance for paradox is a crucial requirement for a person...– Frank Chimero - On Paradoxes
We focus on a middle ground between patronage and commerce. People are offering...– Perry Chen, Kickstarter, in The Economist (via betaworks)
Cablevision Systems Corp. and News Corp. resolved a fee dispute that blacked out...– Cablevision Reaches Fee Agreement With Fox, Avoiding World Series Blackout - Bloomberg
This is the message of Mr Blom’s book, hinted at but left unstated until the...– Atheism and the Enlightenment: In the name of godlessness | The Economist
Entrepreneurs who spend more time with a diverse network of strong and weak ties...– Stanford Business School Study Cautions Innovators to Beware the Ties that Bind. - Business Wire | HighBeam Research - FREE Article
2081 Everyone Will Finally Be Equal short film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron”, 2081 depicts a dystopian future in which, thanks to the 212th Amendment to the Constitution and the unceasing vigilance of the United States Handicapper General, everyone is “finally equal….” The strong wear weights, the beautiful wear masks and the intelligent...
But one thing seems certain: In the future, content distribution competition...– Cord-Cutters vs. Convergence :: Cable360 (Michael Grebb at CableFAX is the only person in the world that’s so certain)
A new study from Econsultancy sheds some light on the difficulties faced by...– We Are Social - social media agency / online PR agency - London, UK, Europe, Global
Universal McCann Wave 5 the socialisation of brands
And it’s a no-brainer to me that content consumption is going to be intimately...– Subtraction.com: My iPad Magazine Stand
If you haven’t yet made “data wrangler” part of someone’s job, you should. And...– Datarexia | The Drift from Upstream | Clarity and Perspective about Online Marketing since 2001
Nielsen cops to iPad stat cock-up • The Register Forums In reference to…”The customarily competent media-survey firm, The Nielsen Company, has backtracked on its startling claim that one-third of all iPad users have never download an app. The company now says that the number of download virgins is fewer than one in ten. “This article and the related download (PDF) have been...
While there’s no question that Zynga’s social games like FarmVille have taken...– Zynga Vs. Electronic Arts: Both Are ‘Social’ Competitors, But Who Has The Better IP? - Oliver Chiang - SelectStart - Forbes
What was initially unacceptable – to put another company name on your ad – is...– The Growing Web Identity Crisis, Courtesy of Facebook « hueniverse
On a stand-alone basis, it looks as though [streaming game] services will have a...– Streaming game services to hit $400M in 2014 - News at GameSpot
In an attempt to narrow that digital divide, One Economy Corporation, a...– Free Wi-Fi for S.F.’s underserved from One Economy
The first was the creation of the Internet itself, and the second was the...– Kleiner Perkins: Get Social, or Get Left Behind | Fast Company
Steven Johnson and Kevin Kelly at the NYPL The New York Public Library
Technology has opened a new way to play.– Michael Eisner quoted here
Conditioning people to get high-quality, expensive stuff for free isn’t...– Biz looks to monetize on multiple digital platform - Entertainment News, Technology News, Media - Variety
Angry Birds just passed 2 million downloads on Android after launching Friday,...– 5 Lessons Learned from Angry Birds Launch on Android: Tech News «
Rubin’s definition of open is also the definition of why open...– Comment by Ian Betteridge on Techcrunch post about Andy Rubin’s tweet: the definition of open: “mkdir android ; cd android ; repo init -u git://android.git.kernel.org/platform/manifest.git ; repo sync ; make” Android Chief Andy Rubin Sends His First Tweet — And It’s Aimed...
Cultural and social life is also an exploration of the adjacent possible, as one...– Innovation and technology: Well, what a good idea! | The Economist
Stowe Boyd: Facebook Is Deeply Broken →
stoweboyd: The seemingly never-ending cascade of privacy breaches at Facebook continues. The newest demonstrates a design flaw at the heart of Facebook: getting access to a user’s Facebook ID gives access to all information stored in Facebook created by that person. Apparently various companies that build…
CUTTING THE WIRE: Condé Nast “It” boy Scott Dadich has resigned as creative...– Condé Nast Banks On Scott Dadich - WWD.com
Google Yourself To protect your online reputation, you need to know what...– From Microsoft’s Own Your Space - a free, sixteen chapter ebook designed to educate tweens and teens about protecting themselves and their stuff online.
We take user privacy seriously. We are dedicated to protecting private user data...– Using Facebook UIDs - Facebook Developers
Quietly, almost under the radar, a United Nations organization announced this...– A Second Disease Vanquished - NYTimes.com