13 March 2012 Y Combinator is trying an experiment this funding cycle....– New: Apply to Y Combinator without an Idea
Seeing pictures of my ex with another girl
whatshouldwecallme: How I used to be: Now:
Making stuff on the Internet is so easy for lazy programmers.
$49 Android PC System– APC » About
Junar · The Open Data Platform →
wondertonic: Art Descriptions takes artists’ statements about their work and presents them without any context. Now you can enjoy the over-involved description without any of that pesky art. Made with Chris Baker.
Lesson: Content strategy is bogus
throughthetrees: Content strategy is bogus. There, I said it. And content strategy is what digital strategists say instead of communication. That’s the gist of what I have settled on. The number of ‘content strategy’ how-to articles published each day rivals the number of times Mashable is retweeted. That is to say, too many. These articles chatter about creating content to go into your digital...
It is no coincidence that interaction design is replacing technical prowess as...– The experience economy - Chris Dixon (via rickwebb)
Google+ As California City →
parislemon: An interesting analogy by Alexis Madrigal: But by most accounts and third-party research, the service is growing its number of users but not their engagement. People are “on” Google Plus, but they are not really ON Google Plus. The infrastructure is there. The street signs are there. People own plots of land. But there’s nobody actually visiting town. To make it obvious: Google...
Derrick Bradley: The Best Kind of Newsletters →
derrickbradley: The best kind of newsletter isn’t a newsletter. It’s a message that’s for you and not anyone else. It shows no sign of being a template, even though it probably is. The best kind of newsletter takes behavioral and personal data to tailor its message. It knows your shoe size, that you’re partial…
Female bosses are less likely to make jokes in the boardrood because they are...– Female bosses ‘less funny in the boardroom’ - Telegraph (via Findings.com) I fully believe this. (via libbybrittain)
Factlink - Blog: Don't look for a UX guy, be a UX... →
factlink: The current meme going around Silicon Valley and startup land is that any founder needs to be a technical founder and be able to program. Don’t look for a technical co-founder, be a technical co-founder. Even more, every employee at an internet startup needs to be able to program. No…
Coda 2 →
Insane product page.
Aerial photo tour of the Alberta oil sands
jkottke: Since the companies mining the oil from the sands of Alberta wouldn’t provide access to their operations to a reporter, he rented a plane and took a bunch of photos. As Stewart said, “Better than I thought”.
The best thing you can do over the next 4 years is try and become as interesting...– James Nord on college + the future. (via thecrfty)
In computing, NoSQL is a class of database management system identified by its...– NoSQL - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Insane.
After graduation, when anybody asked if I had...
whatshouldwecallme: ASIP goodness.
But the real problem with apps was more profound. When people read news and...– Why Publishers Don’t Like Apps - Technology Review
► Jay-Z vs. The Glitch Mob - 99 Days (Carlos... →
Pretty sure this is going to blow up the Internet.
Looking to get some Tumblr analytics, but sick of... →
shortformblog: For example, our notes-to-posts ratio is 113:1, based on an early sample. Also, we have over 12,000 posts on Tumblr. Which is a pretty useful to know, right?