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Steven T. Wright / Ars Technica:
A look at the history of LiveJournal, the early blogging platform that boasted 10M+ accounts at its height but faltered after questionable business decisions   —  George RR Martin's platform switch reminds us of an early blogging giant greatly changed.  —  Last April, famed writer …
Jan 23, 2019, 4:20 AMIn context
Recode:
Q&A with Dotdash CEO Neil Vogel about the rise and fall of About.com and its transformation into a modern network of sites answering people's questions   —  Vogel explains how he turned the '90s internet juggernaut About.com into a modern web publisher.  —  On the latest episode …
Jan 7, 2019, 5:55 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
All Raise: 14 women were added to US VC firms in senior roles in Q2 2018, the most of any recent quarter, but about 75% of firms still have no female partners   —  Venture capitalists spent 2018 welcoming women to the fold, but the welcome has been fitful, uneven and, scariest of all, tentative.
Jan 1, 2019, 9:20 PMIn context
Craig Mod / Wired:
Although the functionality of digital books has largely remained the same for 10 years, technology has improved everything that goes into publishing a book   —  THE FUTURE BOOK was meant to be interactive, moving, alive.  Its pages were supposed to be lush with whirling doodads, responsive, hands-on.
Dec 23, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
The Mom Project, a job site for moms returning to work, raises $8M Series A to expand to more cities, says it has 75,000 registered moms and 1,000 companies   —  If you are a mother who has taken a break from full-time employment to raise kids, you may have also experienced the challenge …
Dec 17, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
The Verge:
Qualcomm gives details on Snapdragon 855, its smartphone chipset: X24 modem, which isn't 5G compatible, 7 nanometer for 20% better graphics, and AI improvements   —  Qualcomm calls it an AI powerhouse  —  Qualcomm officially took the wraps off the Snapdragon 855, its next generation processor, yesterday at the SnapDragon Tech Summit.
Dec 5, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Impressions from a test ride in Waymo One, the first commercial self-driving taxi service, launching next week in Phoenix for Waymo's Early Rider members   —  Going on a coffee run with Waymo One  —  It is late afternoon in Chandler, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona, and I'm getting jittery waiting …
Dec 5, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context
Nathan Vardi / Forbes:
Profile of Joe Liemandt, founder of software company Trilogy and PE firm ESW Capital, which buys US software firms and replaces staff with cheap overseas talent   —  rom an office suite on the 26th floor of the iconic Frost Bank Tower in Austin, Texas, a little-known recruiting firm called Crossover …
Nov 25, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Frederic Filloux / Monday Note:
By pushing the “link tax” in the EU, publishers are shooting themselves in the foot because better options exist by working with Google to drive traffic   —  Within Google, some call into question the validity of helping the media industry.  By lobbying the EU on the “link tax”, publishers are waging a rearguard battle.
Nov 20, 2018, 5:55 AMIn context
Rebecca Mead / New Yorker:
How podcasts, whose audio narratives offer a rare opportunity for slow immersion, became a seductive mode of storytelling that can sometimes be manipulative   —  In our frenetic age, audio narratives offer a rare opportunity for slow immersion.  But this intimacy can become manipulative.
Nov 17, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context

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