When we used to call it "the web"
Found this little gem over on Gizmodo
The facebook feature I've been waiting for
The New York Times ran an article about my high school the other day. I found out about it on facebook where a bunch of my friends had shared the link with each other. Users have been able to share links for ages but facebook has only recently started to surface content in the News Feed by aggregating the actions of your friends around a single topic. In the past two weeks I’ve seen...
Union Square Ventures invested in Codecademy this week and I’m really happy. Reasons I think this is a good investment: The founders: Two recent college grads, both with technical backgrounds, are very close to their own formative educational experiences. They’re the right people to come up with a solution to this problem and also the ones who can build it. The problem: There is...
Crazy 3D videos. Mindblowing. Can you imagine if watching live TV is like this in the future?
Check out some great data from foursquare
It’s really incredible to see what kinds of insights you can glean from check in data. I can think of so many uses for this, and the dataset that they have will only get more and more valuable as adoption/usage increases Machine Learning and Big Data at Foursquare
Don’t Blink! The Hazards of Confidence →
“Overconfidence arises because people are often blind to their own blindness.” Putting aside the implications of my mom being the one to send this my way, this article has given me a lot to think about. If you take anything from it, it’s this: “True intuitive expertise is learned from prolonged experience with good feedback on mistakes. You are probably an expert in...
Great read: How Startups Have Changed the Way... →
“What Valentine could see in Apple’s unlikely founders, the leaders of America’s emerging economy are seeing generally today: the limitless potential of the new.”
Survived my first earthquake. Woo!
2011 State of the Internet →
So I guess the key takeaways from Mary Meeker’s presentation are, if you didn’t know this already: 1) China is going to make up most of the consumer web sooner than we think 2) Mobile mobile mobile mobile 3) New interaction paradigms like touch, slide, pinch, and speak 4) Tech industry is the only thing growing in the US
Apple: Ugh. God. Why Is Apple Making Everything Look Like an Ugly Wild West? - @Gizmodo http://t.co/ihUgAHoj
The world’s greatest restaurant review site @immaculateinfat gets an iPhone app. Finally. http://t.co/jmaIR5Qk
Land in San Francisco. Check phone. Discover arrested development is back! http://t.co/ck11yLJq