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Invisible Inkling | Ryan Sholin on the future of news. And other stuff. Social Memories: an Infographic Book of your Facebook Activity: Your very own Feltron report, if you don’t mind that it’s limited to all the information it can get from your Facebook account. Workshop: Advanced WordPress with NYU’s Studio20: Daniel Bachhuber’s notes from a workshop with Jay Rosen’s students.

shaver » because no respectable MBA programme would admit me I read (and talk) a lot about various “management topics”. I’ve been doing this since long before I managed anything more significant than my own clothing choices, because part of my brain was swollen in a childhood bicycle accident; it deprives other parts of my brain of blood and nutrients, explaining in part why I know a lot about how decision-making processes can fall apart, but usually can’t remember to have lunch.

Crowdsourced document analysis and MP expenses As you may have heard, the UK government released a fresh batch of MP expenses documents a week ago on Thursday. I spent that week working with a small team at Guardian HQ to prepare for the release.

Unlearning | Derek Sivers When I would speak on panels at music conferences, I’d always find it funny how all of the panelists’ opinions were completely tainted by their own self-interest. Someone would always ask us, “What’s the future of the music business?” The guy whose company sells MP3s would say, “MP3s are the future.

The Customer Development Manifesto: Reasons for the Revolution (part 1) « Steve Blank This post makes more sense if you read the previous post - The Leading Cause of Startup Death: The Product Development Diagram. After 20 years of working in startups, I decided to take a step back and look at the product development model I had been following and see why it usually failed to provide useful guidance in activities outside the building - sales, marketing and business development.