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Work More and Do Less – Video Book Review

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Here, I review my friend Stever Robbins’ book, Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More (Quick & Dirty Tips). I recorded the video for this fairly late at night, so please forgive how tired and froggy I sound. Know why I was up late? Because I’m not...
Work More and Do Less – Video Book Review

Best Tech Events This Week (Startup Roundtable, Product Group, Village Tech Breakfast)

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com. A few...
Best Tech Events This Week (Startup Roundtable, Product Group, Village Tech Breakfast)

Millennial CEO Paul Palmieri Describes How Mobile Advertising Will Grow To $13 Billion (MM)

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Paul Palmieri, CEO of Millennial Media, opened the Smarter Mobile Marketing (SM2) conference in New York this morning by noting that consumers spend about 10 percent of their time looking at mobile screens, but the medium still only commands about 1 percent of advertiser budgets. The time/spend ratio under-represents the...
Millennial CEO Paul Palmieri Describes How Mobile Advertising Will Grow To $13 Billion (MM)

Zynga Made Up 12% Of Facebook's Revenue Last Year But, One Year Prior, The Two Were 'Very Prepared To Break Up' (ZNGA, FB)

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Sarah Lacy recently had a fireside chat with Mark Pincus, the CEO and founder of Zynga. She asked him about Zynga's relationship with Facebook. Now, the companies are great partners. Zynga accounted for 12% of Facebook's 2011 revenue, according to Facebook's February S-1 filing. Pincus is also a Facebook investor....
Zynga Made Up 12% Of Facebook's Revenue Last Year But, One Year Prior, The Two Were 'Very Prepared To Break Up' (ZNGA, FB)
It's War: China's Ecommerce Giants Draw Swords on Weibo

How we made: Ways of Seeing

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'Our first audience was one of fridges, cookers and washing machines'John Berger, presenterWe were a small group: Mike, me, a soundman, an editor called David Gladwell, and the director of the BBC department who commissioned it, Stephen Hearst. Stephen left us alone for six months to get on with it....
How we made: Ways of Seeing

Editor's Letter: When it rains, it pours

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In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. It's been a slow couple of weeks here through the beginning of May. Everyone, it seems, was saving up to pile all of their announcements at once, leaving us scrambling and our RSS feed...
Editor's Letter: When it rains, it pours
I want my DNC: three days of hashtags and pseudo-events

Intelligent, Context-Aware Personal Assistant App "Friday" Makes Its Public Debut

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How appropriate. That crazy Android personal assistant app called Friday is debuting today, on a Friday. Marketing genius! Friday comes from a startup called Dexetra, the same folks who previously launched the Siri-like Android app Iris. With Friday, the idea is to provide a history of your communications, like calls, text...
Intelligent, Context-Aware Personal Assistant App "Friday" Makes Its Public Debut

Welcome to the local delivery business, Google -- and good luck with that

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People in the Seattle region have a front-row seat for one of Amazon’s longstanding experiments — the Amazon Fresh grocery ordering and delivery business. Those trucks that roll through our neighborhoods in the early morning are part of a costly physical infrastructure, reflecting the tough economics that have so far...
Welcome to the local delivery business, Google -- and good luck with that

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: Heck Yes, I Leave At 5:30 Every Day

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has a message for everyone: If you have kids, leave the office at 5:30 every afternoon so you can get home to be with them. That doesn't mean you can be a slacker. She says she's emailing people late at night and early in the...
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: Heck Yes, I Leave At 5:30 Every Day

TweetDeck comes back, Twitter says it was random

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Twitter late at night restored TweetDeck's access after pulling it down over a serious bug. In a statement given to The Verge, Twitter said that there had been a bug that led to a "very small number" of users getting control of others' accounts, up to the hundreds in at...
TweetDeck comes back, Twitter says it was random
Mobile First Or Mobile Worst?

Restaurant review: BrewDog and BBQ Chinese Restaurant, Manchester

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It's beer and barbecue season. And a pair of Manchester eateries offers the perfect one-two for an evening outBrewDog 35 Peter Street, Manchester (0161 832 1922)BBQ Chinese Restaurant 45-47 Faulkner Street, Manchester (0161 228 2882). Meal for two £40Revelation of the week: if you pelt lamb's ovaries with enough salt, chilli...
Restaurant review: BrewDog and BBQ Chinese Restaurant, Manchester
SEX AT WORK: Please Take The Survey!

Free Music Monday: Download 10 Free Tracks

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Hello there, music fans! As always, we appreciate your tuning in to this week’s edition of Free Music Monday, wherein we offer you 10 free tracks in honor of the #musicmonday tradition on Twitter.Please enjoy this week’s eclectic selection of free tunes we’ve collected for you. If there’s a...
Free Music Monday: Download 10 Free Tracks
Backpage.com and the prostitution law that could take down Twitter, YouTube, and Wikipedia

Email, Still A Sonofabitch

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Just about two years ago, I went off the deep end. I had come home early from an event in an effort to do something responsible: email. I was on the road and knew the situation would be dire (since I had not been checking my email all day). I...
Email, Still A Sonofabitch

Arianna Wants To Put A Nap Room In TechCrunch HQ. LOL.

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This funny little piece of email just got forwarded to me … From: “****, ***” Date: February 3, 2012 10:11:04 AM PST To: Greg Barto [@ TechCrunch] Subject: NapQuest Hey Greg It is one of our goals to get a “nap room” set-up in every location. Basically, it’s a closed...
Arianna Wants To Put A Nap Room In TechCrunch HQ. LOL.

Technical Glitch Leaks Special SXSW Foursquare Badges Early

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If you’re excited about the mysterious array of special Foursquare badges promised for this year’s SXSW, then you’ll probably want to skip this post. Otherwise, read on. A site dedicated to Foursquare badges appropriately called Foursquarebadg.es has taken advantage of a technical glitch this morning to identify 15 special badges...
Technical Glitch Leaks Special SXSW Foursquare Badges Early
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