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Temple Run developer shares a behind the scenes look at making a runaway hit iOS game

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Imangi Studios’ Natalia Luckyanova (pictured left, with husband and business partner, Keith Shepherd) was gracious enough to spend a little bit of time this past weekend answering our questions about their runaway hit, Temple Run. With a combination of a smart development cycle and an ability to take advantage of...
Temple Run developer shares a behind the scenes look at making a runaway hit iOS game

FTL is a strategy game for lovers of hard sci-fi

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Captain's Log - It's been countless hours since I first started my mission of delivering sensitive information to the Federation in order to combat the rebel scum. This is not my first attempt, nor will it likely be my last; captaining a ship is a full-time job, and often...
FTL is a strategy game for lovers of hard sci-fi

The Secret To Getting A Full-Time Job At Facebook If You're A Lowly Intern (FB)

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You've snagged your engineering internship for the summer at Facebook and you just finished up your graduation ceremony. Now what? Well, now you probably want to get hired by Facebook at the end of your internship. You have a few months to prove yourself, but you're going to have to...
The Secret To Getting A Full-Time Job At Facebook If You're A Lowly Intern (FB)
Ben Ling Turns His 'Hobby' Of Finding Billion Dollar Companies Into A Full Time Job At Khosla

Stanford engineer launches GoldieBlox, a toy to inspire young girls to be engineers

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A month after Maykah made it’s debut on Kickstarter, another inspiring toys for girls company is heating up on the popular crowdfunding website. GoldieBlox reached its Kickstarter goal of $150,000 after just five days, and is currently at $172,000 with just over three weeks to go. The founder is Debbie...
Stanford engineer launches GoldieBlox, a toy to inspire young girls to be engineers

Hamish McKenzie Joins the PandoDaily Team!

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I’ve been remiss in announcing some exiting news for us today: Hamish McKenzie has joined the Pando team as a full-time reporter. Hamish contributed this excellent guest post two weeks ago, and we were all blown away by the writing and analysis. He asked if we ever paid regular freelancers,...
Hamish McKenzie Joins the PandoDaily Team!

30 Sunrises Over Seattle: A beautiful look at our city

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This is pretty awesome. The one-man graphics company Digital.Meals created a video of 30 sunrises in Seattle over 30 days, picking iconic locations such as Gas Works and Kerry parks, as well as more ordinary streetscapes. I’ve watched the video a few times now, and I’m reminded each time...
30 Sunrises Over Seattle: A beautiful look at our city

Path, Google+ And Jack Dorsey At The 2011 Crunchies: Comebacks Win

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The world loves to celebrate comebacks from failure, but the Crunchies and the companies it features are all so new that the show hasn’t done much of that. That changed last night at the 2011 Crunchies, with Jack Dorsey, Path and Google+ winning big. Path’s story hits home the most for...
Path, Google+ And Jack Dorsey At The 2011 Crunchies: Comebacks Win

"Trying to write something of permanent value is a full-time job even though only a few hours a day..."

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"Trying to write something of permanent value is a full-time job even though only a few hours a day are spent on the actual writing. A writer can be compared to a well. There are as many kinds of wells as there are writers. The important thing is to have...
"Trying to write something of permanent value is a full-time job even though only a few hours a day..."

Rise of the Tech Bandits: John Gruber & Joel Topolsky, the Cool Kids

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Editor's note: In the Summer 2012 issue of SAY Magazine, Dan Frommer chronicles the history of tech blogging. For the rest of this week, Richard MacManus, who founded ReadWriteWeb in 2003, will be looking back on the early days. In our final look at the leading tech bloggers of this...
Rise of the Tech Bandits: John Gruber & Joel Topolsky, the Cool Kids

The Argument Against Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's Alleged Plot To Go After Google And Facebook (GOOG, YHOO, FB)

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Yahoo's board hired Marissa Mayer to be its CEO because board members want the company to embrace a "products" strategy instead of the "media" strategy that interim CEO Ross Levinsohn would have gone with if he had gotten the full time job. A "products" strategy is one where Yahoo competes...
The Argument Against Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's Alleged Plot To Go After Google And Facebook (GOOG, YHOO, FB)

The Unlikely Multimedia Path Of Guardian Interactive Guru Gabriel Dance

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The computer scientist by trade put multimedia skills to use in journalism and helped usher The New York Times, News Corp, and now The Guardian into the digital era.As an undergraduate at Colorado State, Gabriel Dance majored in computer science. But he didn't follow his peers into the technology sector....
The Unlikely Multimedia Path Of Guardian Interactive Guru Gabriel Dance

How A Tiny Ohio Clothing Site's Revenue Exploded From $5 - $50 Million In 1.5 Years

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In 2010, Ohio-based JackThreads was acquired by the cool guy's site, Thrillist, for an undisclosed amount. JackThreads is a discount clothing site for hipsters. When Thrillist acquired JackThreads it generated about $5 million in annual revenue. Today JackThreads pulls in $50 million. Thrillist co-founder Ben Lerer tells us JackThreads...
How A Tiny Ohio Clothing Site's Revenue Exploded From $5 - $50 Million In 1.5 Years

How to create a rating system for freelance prospecting

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I just graduated from college a couple of weeks ago. Since I have been freelancing for over five years, earlier this year I made the decision to continue my freelancing after college and relaunched my freelance business under a new name. Between a full-time school schedule and word-of-mouth freelance clients,...
How to create a rating system for freelance prospecting

What The World's Biggest Apple Fanboy Has To Say About His New Job At Google (GOOG)

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MG Siegler, the TechCrunch columnist and venture capitalist known best for his unabashed pro-Apple bias, spurred a lot of discussion (and mockery) today when he announced he was departing Michael Arrington's VC firm CrunchFund for Google Ventures. The irony wasn't lost on us: the idea of a part-time Apple blogger...
What The World's Biggest Apple Fanboy Has To Say About His New Job At Google (GOOG)

To SQL or to NoSQL: the database dilemma

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(L to R) Peter van Hardenberg – Co-Founder, Heroku Postgres, Heroku; Dave Rubin – Director of NoSQL Database Development, Oracle; Cliff Moon – CTO, Boundary; Barry Morris – CEO, NUODB(c) 2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com Everybody likes a good technology debate: Mac vs. PC, Android vs. iOS, Larry Ellison vs. the...
To SQL or to NoSQL: the database dilemma

Podcast: Inside the world of a prolific iPhone app maker

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Plenty of people out there make iPhone and iPad apps, but we were particularly impressed with the breadth and variety of Mihai (“Mike”) Draghici’s work, especially considering that this isn’t even his full-time job. iOS app developer Mihai (“Mike”) Draghici By day, Draghici is a senior software engineer for insurance...
Podcast: Inside the world of a prolific iPhone app maker

5 Silicon Valley tech companies we all want to work for

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If only we could all live and work in Silicon Valley.  The New York Times reports that Evernote--the company behind the same-named app as well as others including Skitch and Penultimate--is giving its employees a fantastic perk: Housekeeping twice a month for everyone from receptionists to executives. Anyone with...
5 Silicon Valley tech companies we all want to work for

Wanna Collaborate On A Song With Paul Oakenfold? Beatlab Is Making It Happen

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Historically there’s been a pretty high barrier to entry when it comes to making electronic music. The standard tools used to create beats are software programs things like Traktor and Ableton Live, desktop programs aimed at professional music producers that have tons of complicated features (and pricetags that start in...
Wanna Collaborate On A Song With Paul Oakenfold? Beatlab Is Making It Happen

Khan Academy's Salman Khan on startups, technology and perseverance

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Salman Khan and Bill Gates at TED in 2011. (Photo by Steve Jurvetson, via Flickr.) Salman Khan is known for his educational videos, and his Khan Academy is a non-profit venture, but he has all the hallmarks of an entrepreneur. He made the leap from his full-time job, took a...
Khan Academy's Salman Khan on startups, technology and perseverance

Exec Changes At Etsy: Adam Freed Steps Down From COO Role

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Adam Freed, who was appointed chief operating officer at Etsy just over a year ago in August 2011, has stepped down from the COO role at the online crafts marketplace. News of the change first came to us through sources familiar with the company, who indicated that Freed would be...
Exec Changes At Etsy: Adam Freed Steps Down From COO Role

The worst job at Google: hunting for child porn, beheading videos

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"Bestiality, necrophilia…body mutilations… explicit fetishes (like diaper porn)" are just a few of the things a Google employee saw while monitoring the company's products for unsavory content, according to a piece at BuzzFeed FWD. The employee says Google usually hires contractors to those positions, so workers are offered no benefits...
The worst job at Google: hunting for child porn, beheading videos

VMware Gets A New Boss - Paul Maritz Turns Over Job To EMC COO Pat Gelsinger

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Paul Maritz turned over the job of VMware CEO to EMC’s COO Pat Gelsinger on stage at VMworld today. It’s a move long expected that tells us more about the company’s future direction as it moves into new territory beyond its enterprise kingdom. There are battles ahead with the likes...
VMware Gets A New Boss - Paul Maritz Turns Over Job To EMC COO Pat Gelsinger

It's Unclear If Marissa Mayer's Most Important Lieutenant Is Going Or Staying (YHOO)

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During his short run as interim CEO of Yahoo, Ross Levinsohn made a huge, widely-lauded hire.  He poached, from Google, Michael Barrett, to be Yahoo's chief revenue officer. Barrett is the former CEO of Google acquisition AdMeld, an ad tech firm. Levinsohn paid a lot of money to lure Barrett -...
It's Unclear If Marissa Mayer's Most Important Lieutenant Is Going Or Staying (YHOO)

Groupon's Andrew Mason: We Were 'Toughened Up' By Quiet Period (GRPN)

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Life hasn't changed much for Groupon CEO Andrew Mason since the company went public last year. "It's a lot like being a private company except I have to do this once a quarter. I have to do earnings calls." Mason was talking at the Goldman Sachs Technology conference in...
Groupon's Andrew Mason: We Were 'Toughened Up' By Quiet Period (GRPN)

Amazon's Vogels: Cloud is the resource model for today's uncertain economy

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Amazon has been on the tips of everyone’s tongue Tuesday at our Structure:Europe event in Amsterdam as the de facto standard that everyone has to measure up against. So when Werner Vogels, CTO and VP of Amazon, joined Om Malik onstage to explain how cloud changes business models and how...
Amazon's Vogels: Cloud is the resource model for today's uncertain economy

Google Buzz Now Available via Yahoo’s YQL

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Another day, another API… Keeping on top of all the APIs that have been made public these days can be a full time job, not mention trying to write code across all of them. Yahoo thought so too, and so they created Yahoo Query Language (YQL), which offers a simplified,...
Google Buzz Now Available via Yahoo’s YQL
Most app developers make less than $500 a month (chart)

Microsoft may turn to mobile gaming for crowdsourced mapping data

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Keeping map data relevant's a full-time job -- just ask Nokia, Google and, yes, even Apple. Which is why Microsoft may be gearing up to offload some of that heavy lifting to users in the augmented reality guise of mobile gaming. Or at least that's one possible future outlined...
Microsoft may turn to mobile gaming for crowdsourced mapping data

Moped Raises $1 Million From Betaworks And SV Angel To Become Twitter For Private Messages Only

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There's not a lot of privacy on Twitter. You can DM someone but it's easy to mess that up, and you can only send private messages to people you're already connected to.Moped (pronounced Mo-Ped) is a German startup. It has raised $1 million from Earlybird, Betaworks, SV Angel and Lerer...
Moped Raises $1 Million From Betaworks And SV Angel To Become Twitter For Private Messages Only
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