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Malcolm Gladwell on entrepreneurship: history will remember Bill Gates, forget Steve Jobs
How to tell the difference between a social media maven, a ninja, and a guru

What Happens When Malcolm Gladwell And Clay Shirk Can't Agree On Social Media?

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What Happens When Malcolm Gladwell And Clay Shirk Can't Agree On Social Media?

You Have No Choice But To Look Up To These 17 Tech Execs

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If you're familiar with Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink", then you're aware of the Warren Harding Effect, which suggests most powerful people are tall, which gives them an advantage in business. Gladwell found that most male CEOs were a shade under six feet. That means most male bosses about three inches on...
You Have No Choice But To Look Up To These 17 Tech Execs
Beyond SOPA and slacktivism: The tech industry gets set to march on Washington

RT @chiefmartec RT @PullNews Malcolm Gladwell responds to Chris Anderson's Free in the New Yorker: http://ow.ly/1jea1

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RT @chiefmartec RT @PullNews Malcolm Gladwell responds to Chris Anderson's Free in the New Yorker: http://ow.ly/1jea1

On Facebook, Breaking Up With "Friends" is Hard to Do

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It's not you. It's not me. It's Facebook. During the past 24 hours - partly on the advice of a therapist but mainly over concerns about Facebook's increasingly Draconian service terms - I broke up with 90% of my friends on the world's biggest social network. This is the...
On Facebook, Breaking Up With "Friends" is Hard to Do

Finally, Here's A Way To Make Serious Money In Mobile Publishing

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Consumers may soon score a free song while waiting for a movie to start, a Starbucks coupon while killing time at the airport, or the latest Malcolm Gladwell essay while waiting for the bus. The freebie arrives seamlessly: the offer pops up on the smartphone screen and users click "yes"...
Finally, Here's A Way To Make Serious Money In Mobile Publishing

Jonah Lehrer, self-borrowing and the problem with “big ideas”

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Newly appointed New Yorker staff writer Jonah Lehrer — author of the bestselling books “Imagine,” “How We Decide” and “Proust Was a Neuroscientist” and a former editor at Wired — has been recycling a bunch of his own content in pieces for various publishers. Jim Romenesko discovered the first example...
Jonah Lehrer, self-borrowing and the problem with “big ideas”

What Happens When Malcolm Gladwell And Clay Shirk Can't Agree On Social Media?

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What Happens When Malcolm Gladwell And Clay Shirk Can't Agree On Social Media?

Has Twitter Really Reached a Tipping Point?

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Venture capitalist and blogger Fred Wilson says he believes that Twitter has reached “an inflection point.” Since the Union Square Ventures partner is one of the company’s financial backers, it’s not surprising that he would choose to see the service as playing that kind of pivotal role. But Wilson...
Has Twitter Really Reached a Tipping Point?
Ironman entrepreneur Ron Erickson on patience, persistence and luck in startups

Amazon Starts Sharing What You’ve Highlighted on Your Kindle

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Shared by Jesse Stay I love this feature! Amazon, in a potentially controversial move, has started collecting information on what readers highlight in the e-books they’re reading on the company’s Kindle reader, and sharing it with others. The service doesn’t say which sections of which specific books a reader has...
Amazon Starts Sharing What You’ve Highlighted on Your Kindle

Think You've Got What It Takes To Be A Tech Entrepreneur? Take My Advice

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This is a guest post by Simon Montford, a serial entrepreneur who also runs Inspire-For-Tech, a monthly event that aims to both motivate and inspire tech entrepreneurs in London. I bet you’ve seen that movie about a certain social network and now you want to create the next big thing....
Think You've Got What It Takes To Be A Tech Entrepreneur? Take My Advice

What Happens When Malcolm Gladwell And Clay Shirk Can't Agree On Social Media?

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What Happens When Malcolm Gladwell And Clay Shirk Can't Agree On Social Media?

Rethinking the concept of "outliers": Why non-experts are better at disruptive innovation

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[This post is part of a series produced for VentureBeat by Singularity University.] Bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell says it takes 10,000 hours to become expert at something, whether it’s playing the guitar, charting the stars, or writing software code. In his landmark book Outliers: The Story of Success, Gladwell looks at...
Rethinking the concept of "outliers": Why non-experts are better at disruptive innovation

Keen On...Top Dogs: What Finger Length Tells Us About Entrepreneurial Success

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Ron Conway once contended that successful entrepreneurs – the seriously big dogs of tech like Gates, Jobs and Zuckerberg – are born rather than bred. But what Conway neglected to add is that entrepreneurial success can be measured by the length of our fingers. That, at least, is one...
Keen On...Top Dogs: What Finger Length Tells Us About Entrepreneurial Success
Nicholas Thompson, <em>newyorker.com</em> editor: 'our capacity to absorb information is growing'

Top posts: A sexually-charged video promoting Windows Azure leads the charts

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Who knew that a video of a cheesy dance routine from a developer’s conference in Norway promoting Microsoft’s Windows Azure would grab so much attention. But that video, which we described as “raunchy” and GeekWire readers called “inappropriate”  and ”weird,” led the charts for the month of June. The post set off an...
Top posts: A sexually-charged video promoting Windows Azure leads the charts

Entrepreneurial Excellence: Can 10,000 Hours Of Practice Make Perfect?

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Editor’s note: Jon Auerbach is a partner at Charles River Ventures, a 42-year-old, early-stage venture firm based in Menlo Park and Cambridge, Mass., where he focuses on mobile technologies. Follow him on Twitter @jgauerbach. Research over the past two decades has identified a strong link between hours of practice and...
Entrepreneurial Excellence: Can 10,000 Hours Of Practice Make Perfect?

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very nice article on entrepreneurs approach to risk: "Malcolm Gladwell is Wrong!" http://www.tinyurl.com/yeuj2z3

New Yorker expands online humor section with "The Borowitz Report" and new Shouts & Murmurs blog

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The New Yorker has acquired humorist Andy Borowitz’s parody news site “The Borowitz Report.” It is now part of the magazine’s blogs section. “This is the first person we’ve hired primarily for his blogging,” NewYorker.com editor Nicholas Thompson told me. The magazine is also launching another humor blog today, “Daily...
New Yorker expands online humor section with "The Borowitz Report" and new Shouts & Murmurs blog

What Happens When Malcolm Gladwell And Clay Shirk Can't Agree On Social Media?

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What Happens When Malcolm Gladwell And Clay Shirk Can't Agree On Social Media?

Hey, E-Commerce Entrepreneurs! Aren't You Forgetting Someone?

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Guest author Rudy DeFelice is CEO of Bizinate.com, a consulting firm that helps young firms get their social-media sea legs. Over 20,000 e-commerce stores are opened every week in the United States. Most of them will fail. And most of those that crash will have one thing in common -...
Hey, E-Commerce Entrepreneurs! Aren't You Forgetting Someone?

DailyDirt: No Accounting For Taste?

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Quantifying how our taste buds react to different ingredients isn't an easy task. It's hard enough to get 4 out of 5 dentists to agree on a toothpaste, so it's understandably difficult to get untrained taste testers to agree on what kind of flavors they prefer. The assumption that there...
DailyDirt: No Accounting For Taste?

Paul Revere Would Have Liked Facebook But Loved LinkedIn

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Were Paul Revere alive today, he likely would have liked Facebook and had many friends there. But he would have loved LinkedIn. The reason why explains his famous role in the Revolutionary War. It also explains why most marketers still can't make social media really work for them. On April...
Paul Revere Would Have Liked Facebook But Loved LinkedIn

Malcolm Gladwell on Social Media

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Celebrated writer and thought leader Malcolm Gladwell is relatively - and deliberately - absent from the social media landscape. The Globe and Mail spoke with Gladwell during his recent trip to Vancouver to gauge his perspective on social media, and to understand why he hasn't capitalized on it to...
Malcolm Gladwell on Social Media

MALCOLM GLADWELL: Why History Will Remember Bill Gates And Forget All About Steve Jobs

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Author Malcolm Gladwell recently spoke at the Toronto Public Library's Appel Salon, and he had some interesting insights about entrepreneurs in our culture. "We venerate entrepreneurs in our culture," said Gladwell. "They are our new prophets. Literally, we worship them. If you read the literature about great entrepreneurs, it is...
MALCOLM GLADWELL: Why History Will Remember Bill Gates And Forget All About Steve Jobs

In 50 years, Steve Jobs will be forgotten, Gladwell says

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Author Malcolm Gladwell suggests that in 50 years' time people will remember the great societal contributions of Bill Gates far better than those of Steve Jobs, whom he describes as "shameless." [Read more]...
In 50 years, Steve Jobs will be forgotten, Gladwell says

Video: Malcolm Gladwell dissing Steve Jobs

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“And of the great entrepreneurs of this era, people will have forgotten Steve Jobs” FORTUNE — Edited down to 2 minutes for your convenience, author Malcolm Gladwell’s provocative remarks about which entrepreneurs will be remembered 50 years from now and which forgotten: http://youtu.be/6FrnyIUVrHw In a nutshell, the bestselling author (Tipping Point, Blink,...
Video: Malcolm Gladwell dissing Steve Jobs
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