May 2011

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

All Revenue is Not Created Equal: The Keys to the 10X Revenue Club

Bill Gurley: “Second, networks effects are discussed way more than they exist.”


Monday, 23 May 2011

Michael Arrington is Naive

Abine: “Facebook isn’t trying to figure out privacy.  They’re trying to figure out how to murder it and dispose of the body before people catch on that current and potential employers, creditors, and lawyers will pay big bucks to know all the details of what was once part of your private life.”


Friday, 20 May 2011

Study Says Spam Can Be Cut by Blocking Card Transactions “‘In the end, spam is an advertising business,’ Dr. Savage said in an interview. ‘However, it only makes sense if you can find a way to take people’s money.”


Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Why Presidential Races Are so Limited

The Washington Monthly: “One of the biggest problems with starting with such a small pool of candidates is that after the disqualification process is finished, everyone left over is considered a viable candidate by default.”


Sunday, 8 May 2011

Hollywood’s impending Internet revolution

Cringely: “The big risk (or big opportunity depending how you look at it) has always been that Apple would spend $1 billion optioning TV pilots and by doing so effectively grab control of television.”


Saturday, 7 May 2011

Arctic Ice Melting Faster Than Previously Thought

HuffPo: “projected to help raise global sea levels by 35 to 63 inches (90-160 centimeters) by 2100”


Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Beleaguered mission measures swirling space-time at last

New Scientist: “frame-dragging with a precision of about 20 per cent”


Sunday, 1 May 2011

The High Cost of Low Teacher Salaries “So how do teachers cope? Sixty-two percent work outside the classroom to make ends meet.”