My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-8-21) →
Darren Hanlon (70) Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (46) Curtis Mayfield (39) Nina Simone (39) Something For Kate (23) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
fred-wilson: You Can Call Me Al (Paul Simon...
I’m a chivalrous bloke, I’d like to think. But there’s at least two instances where I stand by actions that some might say are distinctly un-chivalrous. 1. When there’s a big utilitarian benefit. Yes, the John Stuart Mill idea of ‘the greatest good for the greatest number’. You’ll notice I said ‘big’ benefit, and that’s where it gets...
Twitter’s monetization strategy lies more in the ability to reach interest...– The Rise Of Social Advertising
There was nothing difficult about the concept of multiplication — the problem...– Fast Company has profiled him (Bret Victor thinks math needs a new UI)
MIG and Endemol were working to develop a Facebook app that lets viewers vote on...– MIG moves to further mobile Facebook voting | News | New Media Age
So I suggest we stop trying … to do that. Stop treating Social Analytics as a...– WebMetricsGuru » Social Analytics Deliverables are still a Conundrum
but now other traditional entertainment providers are facing the same threat....– Marc Andreessen on Why Software Is Eating the World - WSJ.com
Football’s governing bodies have maintained that there needs to be a delay of...– Football bodies strike deal on media Twitter use | Media | guardian.co.uk
But Facebook has been so darn good for so long because of their refusal to IPO,...– Is G+ Putting Facebook On The Defensive? | TechCrunch
Agencies who don’t do lots with the same publisher - for example, who aren’t always taking to a video seeding provider - are actually are a sign of good work. This runs contrary to the typical media agency bravado of “oh yes, we’ve got so many clients, and we so understand video seeding, that we’re on the phone all the time to X”. Why is it a sign of good...
Most brands do social media because most other brands are doing it and, as we...– The seven dumbest sins of social media | Opinion | Marketing Week
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-8-7) →
Florence + The Machine (44) Death Cab For Cutie (37) Angus & Julia Stone (32) Danger Mouse (25) Hauschka (25) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
that’s 50 million URLs a day to process, and growing. It’s a very important...– More on Twitter’s Great Opportunity/Problem
With DataSift we have built something that is truly awe-inspiring in power and...– Building the Future | DataSift Blog
In addition, one of Square’s less-talked about features is its ability to...– Are the New Square Hacks a Real Concern?
Instead of spending months building the complex technology behind the trading...– It’s OK to launch before you’re ready - FT.com
An ex-colleague of mine, Scott Wilson, has had astonishing success using a...– It’s OK to launch before you’re ready - FT.com
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-7-31) →
Danger Mouse (31) J Mascis (19) Steve Grady (15) Nina Simone (14) Bonobo (14) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
No wonder Universal went to great lengths to keep its name off the site, except...– Record Label Launches Spotify Playlist Site, Launch Goes Down in Flames
Java is a high level programming language. It’s unproductive to have an opinion...– Nick Farina - An iOS Developer Takes on Android
In the past Google has been able to rely on this group to act as arbitrators of...– Why Google + is already giving better social ranking signals than Twitter | Econsultancy
For example, Facebook mega-brand Starbucks reached 8% of all U.S. internet users...– What’s a Facebook Fan Worth? Depends on Number of Friends | Digital - Advertising Age