Do embrace the fun of failure– Gretchen Rubin: A Year In The Pursuit Of Happiness: 7 Surprising Truths About What Makes Us Happy
When you try to change a little, your old mindset still has its old values and...– Jonathan Tran
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Paul Krugman on the Decade Past: The Big Zero →
Maybe we knew, at some unconscious, instinctive level, that it would be an era best forgotten. Whatever the reason, we got through the first decade of the new millennium without ever agreeing on what to call it. The aughts? The naughties? Whatever. (Yes, I know that strictly speaking the millennium didn’t begin until 2001. Do we really care?) But from an economic point of view, I’d suggest that...
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Why are we so bad at detecting the guilty and so good at collective punishment...– The truth about airplane security measures. - By Christopher Hitchens - Slate Magazine
Don't do it! in 2010
Most of us have already put together a list of things we want to get done in 2010 (even if just in our heads). I’m curious, what’s on your “do not do” list for 2010?
Why Bezos Was Surprised by the Kindle's Success -... →
We start with the customer and we work backward. We learn whatever skills we...– Jeff Bezos: Why Bezos Was Surprised by the Kindle’s Success - Newsweek.com
I always tell people, if we have a good quarter it’s because of the work...– Jeff Bezos
The Lost Decade: What the World Can Learn from 10... →
In a few days, the first decade of the 21st century and of the third millennium will come to an end. It was a decade that began, not with a smooth transition into a new era but with a bang. It was a decade filled with crisis years: the 9/11 crisis, the climate crisis, the financial crisis and the crisis of democracy. Taken together, they represent a general crisis for the West.
My year in Germany, at XING. The departure... →
As the year 2009 concludes, Jason Goldberg, currently Chief Product Officer at XING and founder of Jobster and socialmedian, will set sail for New York again. Amidst the Christmas and pre-moving buzz, XING’s communications team took the opportunity to sit down with him and talk about an eventful year, about coming to Germany, and the future of the web.
Many people have assumed that Twitter is just another social network, some kind...– Why we can never rest: a year in the life of Twitter - Times Online
Here’s the really good news for the web economy over the next decade. Consumers...– Why the web economy will continue growing rapidly cdixon.org – chris dixon’s blog
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I’m young at heart. I try things. I make mistakes. I have fun. I’m...– me.
food is a lubricant that helps keep the innovation machine running.– With High-End Meal Perks, Facebook Keeps Up Valley Tradition - NYTimes.com
Understand that friends come and go, but with a precious few you should hold on....– Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young — chicagotribune.com
Keep your old love letters. Throw away your old bank statements– Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young — chicagotribune.com
Don’t feel guilty if you don’t know what you want to do with your...– Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young — chicagotribune.com
Don’t waste your time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes...– Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young — chicagotribune.com
Do one thing every day that scares you.– Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young — chicagotribune.com
Is the Tipping Point Toast? →
Time Your Attack: Oracle’s Lost Revolution →
In a way, seen through a long enough lens, everything is eventually a failure....– Time Your Attack: Oracle’s Lost Revolution | Magazine
Female Founder Successes of 2009 →
After dry year, start-ups are poised to get cash →
Thoughts on a Failed Launch →
How To Rise Fast At Work: A True Story -... →
Is College Really Worth It? →
Economic Lessons From ‘Mad Men’ →
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Trust is pretty much the key to everything.– me
Five laws of human nature →
Loved this one. Great read.
(I could not agree more) Stealth Startups, Get... →
Lessons learned: Crowdsourced document analysis... →
Awesome post by Simon Willison on lessons learned building the latest crowd-sourced document tagging system for The Guardian. They system turned the problem of classifying 400,000 documents related to MP expense reports over to the people.
I want to be looked at. And honestly, I’m not an exhibitionist.– Complaint Box | Eye Contact - City Room Blog - NYTimes.com
Life is far too important a thing to ever talk seriously about.– Oscar Wilde
Go thataway: Google Maps India learns to navigate... →
This rocks. Visitors to India know that directions in India are more about landmarks and visual cues than about street signs.
The details are not the details. They make the design.– Charles Eames
The Apple Store's Checkout Form Redesign →
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IMDB’s top 15 movies since 2000
The Twitter API is Finished. Now What? →