Facebook just sent a chill over every digital news organization | Quartz

Facebook just sent a chill over every digital news organization | Quartz Alice Truong, Quartz: Today (June 29), the world’s largest social network announced a change to its news feed algorithm that will show its 1.65 billion monthly active users more posts from friends and family. The tweak also means that articles posted by news…

I Worshipped ‘Seinfeld’ at a George Costanza-Themed Bar | MUNCHIES

I Worshipped ‘Seinfeld’ at a George Costanza-Themed Bar | MUNCHIES. The concept revolving around George—in some ways, the very embodiment of lovable mediocrity—would be lost in anything too spectacular. There’s a new bar in Fitzroy, Melbourne that sounds absolutely lovely in concept and offerings. I’m not much of a Seinfeld fan, but this sounds like…

Spotlight on Bavaria | Monocle

Spotlight on Bavaria | Monocle Monocle worked with Invest in Bavaria for piece about the investment opportunities in the German city. Marketing messages aside, I did take note of some points the video brought up regarding what a forward-thinking and constantly innovating city makes. Dr. Wolfgang Hübschle, Executive Director, Invest in Bavaria: If you’re in…

Jack Dorsey on potential 10,000 characters on Twitter

Original tweet by Jack Dorsey, Twitter, CEO: Here And by focusing on conversation and messaging, the majority of tweets will always be short and sweet and conversational! We’re not going to be shy about building more utility and power into Twitter for people. As long as we’re consistent with what people want to do, we’re…

Anatomy of a Crushing | Daring Fireball

Anatomy of a Crushing | Daring Fireball. John Gruber quoting Marciej Ceglowski (Pinboard, Founder) on his blog, Daring Fireball in 2011: If Pinboard were not a paid service, we could not have stayed up on December 16, and I would have been forced to either seek outside funding or close signups. Instead, I was immediately…

Danielle Fong of LightSail Energy Fights to Get Past the Clean-Energy Startup Pinch | MIT Technology Review

Danielle Fong of LightSail Energy Fights to Get Past the Clean-Energy Startup Pinch | MIT Technology Review. Danielle Fong, Co-founder and Chief Scientist of LightSail Energy, Inc. says I will admit a fair amount of frustration. There are a dozen venture-funded apps to pick up your dry cleaning. The basic story is that research and…

Bubble, My Ass: Some Unicorns Might Be Overvalued, But All Dinosaurs Gonna Die

Bubble, My Ass: Some Unicorns Might Be Overvalued, But All Dinosaurs Gonna Die Unless they innovate more rapidly (or acquire their internet peers), expect most S&P 500 Dinosaurs to be disrupted and destroyed by an endless march of VC-funded Unicorns that will bash their tiny little reptile brains in with software and internet marketing. 500…

Amidst streaming, possible ways for musicians to monetize

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Almost every modern musician knows the arguments for and against music streaming services such as Spotify, Deezer… etc. It’s pretty much common talk amongst independent musicians that without millions of people streaming our songs, we’d hardly make any sort of sustainable revenue. Here’s where things could get interesting. Streaming levels the playing field I’m definitely…