Posts Tagged ‘startup’

Guide to Newspapers – Humor as insight

Making the point that you can use humor to 1. make a point, 2. stimulate a conversation or 3. make someone laugh. Enjoy April Fool’s Day!

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Ceci N’est Pas Un Téléphone – This Is Not A Telephone

An over reliance on using the cheapest forms of communications by many entrepreneurs – particularly those outside the US – results in lost venture capital, lost customers and lost partners who simply could not hear what you had to say. So put Skype down and pick a regular phone to make all those critical calls (and they’re all critical by the way).

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Technology Topples Governments

The use of Facebook and Twitter is fueling the growth of democracies in Egypt and Tunisia, respectively.

The printing press was invented in 1493 yet democracies did not truly begin in the modern era until 1776.

Facebook and Twitter are together less than six years old. Where will we be ten years from now?

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Wikileaks and The War In Vietnam

What do the recent hacking events related to Wikileaks have to do with the Vietnam War? We’ve entered a new era of political protest (i.e. hacking) because we haven’t found a suitable alternative. Newspaper readership is declining and there is a need for new ways to protest. So what would you do today to protest the Vietnam War?

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RIAA and MPPA Go Down: Pirates 1 – Suits 0

Citizens banding together in anonymous fashion to protest against an organization, person or event will grow in the years to come. We are already seeing this as evidenced in last week’s successful DDoS attack against the MPPA and RIAA websites. Perhaps it is the beginning of the anti-Facebook, anti-MySpace, generation?

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A Blog In Two Pictures – Apps vs. Songs

Total apps downloaded at iTunes will soon exceed the total number of songs downloaded on iTunes. Who would have believed this to happen and to happen in such a short period of time.

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This Whole Android Vs. Apple Thing Is So USA

We’re so busy trying to conjure up the next Facebook that we’re missing Facebookx10 opportunities. So start innovating outside the box (e.g. the Fifty States, the EU).

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The CIO Is Not The Customer

Ever more complex and burdensome features have been built into products in the mistaken belief that “more is better” as design has shifted away from actually engaging and listening to the end user.

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How To Design Like Apple

12 easy steps to follow in order to begin designing products like Apple. Some serious some not so serious – for you to decide which is which.

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HTC Android Gets an “F” in Branding

HTC Android Gets an “F” in Branding. It actually launched on the Home Shopping Network. I kid you not! Stupid is as stupid does.

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