Gov 2.0: There's An App For That →
On NYC Bigg Apps and the Congress passage of the America Competes Act.
Another great talk by Fred Wilson - this one at the Paley Center. Notably, Fred says “I think education is a media business,” and elaborates that, “Teachers are talent; Curriculum is the content; Classrooms are the theater.” See his education comments around 30:00.
GroundReport Needs To Get GroupOnized To Take Off →
A look at Paramendra’s post on GroundReport and GroupOn, with nods to Kickstarter and Spot.us.
Mark Zuckerberg: Our First Millennial CEO →
Jose Antonio Vargas on how pragmatism & idealism define Gen Y entrepreneurs.
I think I’d be drawn to a founder whose story somewhat parallels my own—working...– That’s 4Chan’s Christopher Poole (Moot) on what he’ll be looking for as an advisor to Lerer Ventures. Journalists like to paint Gen Y as self-obsessed, entitled, and distracted. The common trait of young entrepreneurs working for the greater good — to change the world...
Bnter Banter: On Short Sightedness →
bnterbanter: When the idea for Bnter first hatched, I only thought in terms of text message conversations. Looking at my job history, it’s not hard to see why I saw the world through a phone. I underestimated our users. They’ve taken the chat interface and injected their everyday lives into their profiles…. Lauren Leto, bnter’s founder learns from her community. As Craig Newmark...
Your answer to ‘what data should the government make public?’ depends not so...– From Clay Shirky’s excellently reasoned analysis of the Wikileaks conflict. He’s quoting Tom Slee above.