right place at the right time

right place at the right time

In the New York Times, Sheryl Sandberg Is Lucky, Men Are Good

www.theatlantic.com
In a recent profile, the New York Times takes special note of the good luck Sheryl Sandberg has had in her rise to the top.What does it take for someone to rise to the top -- the very top -- of a field? Hard work, mentors, connections, brains, charm, ambition...
In the New York Times, Sheryl Sandberg Is Lucky, Men Are Good
Red Hat Becomes Open Source’s First $1 Billion Baby

Samsung Is The New King Of Mobile

techcrunch.com
Sammy is now the big kahuna of cell phones. Today’s Juniper Research and comScore reports indicated that Samsung kicked Apple from the top spot in regards to smartphones. IDC also released a report today indicating the same thing while noting that Samsung kicked Nokia from the top of total phone...
Samsung Is The New King Of Mobile

"ZUCK! How The Brat Tycoon Became A Brilliant CEO"

www.businessinsider.com
New York Magazine was kind enough to ask me to write a big story on Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook to celebrate the company's long-awaited IPO. The story's out now, and you can read it here. If there's anything good in it, it's probably the result of excellent editing and research...
"ZUCK! How The Brat Tycoon Became A Brilliant CEO"

Welcome (Back) to The Next Web, Robin Wauters

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Back in 2008, @Boris put a tweet out looking for a replacement for one Robin Wauters, a contributor, who after a spell with The Next Web was being snapped up by Michael Arrington to join TechCrunch. As with many things, both TNW and I were at the right place at...
Welcome (Back) to The Next Web, Robin Wauters

Codecademy Plans Global Code-Teaching Expansion With $10M From Branson, Milner, Kleiner, Index, Union Square

techcrunch.com
Codecademy, the New York startup that wants to teach the world to code, has capitalized on widespread interest by raising a second venture round of $10 million from top investors — Kleiner Perkins, Index Ventures, Union Square Ventures and Yuri Milner — and serial entrepreneur Richard Branson. It’s been at...
Codecademy Plans Global Code-Teaching Expansion With $10M From Branson, Milner, Kleiner, Index, Union Square

Oceanhouse Media talks Dr. Seuss, book-apps and mobile edutainment

www.guardian.co.uk
But president Michel Kripalani is keen to avoid 'predatory' in-app purchase modelsThere are tens of thousands of smartphone and tablet apps for kids available on the various app stores, but how many are making much money for their creators? The jury is still out on whether many of the startups...
Oceanhouse Media talks Dr. Seuss, book-apps and mobile edutainment

Pair wasn’t the first “social network for couples”, remember Cupple, Duet, and Between?

thenextweb.com
There’s been a lot of buzz the past few days about a service called Pair, which lets you interact with your significant other in an intimate way. Think of it as a “Facebook for lovers”, a “Path for couples”, or “Super-SMS”. In just its first few days, the app has...
Pair wasn’t the first “social network for couples”, remember Cupple, Duet, and Between?

T-Mobile 1,900MHz 3G lights up Moscone West in time for WWDC, carrier swears it's a happy accident

www.engadget.com
T-Mobile may be planning to deploy 1,900MHz HSPA+ across the whole of its network, but it sure has a knack for being in the right place at the right time. The carrier has confirmed that it just recently started testing the refarmed frequency for 3G in San Francisco's Moscone...
T-Mobile 1,900MHz 3G lights up Moscone West in time for WWDC, carrier swears it's a happy accident
Derrick Ashong On Going Viral, Again and Again
An inside look at SURF Incubator: How one entrepreneur’s dream became Seattle’s latest startup experiment

Understand the ‘local consumer,’ and you’ll understand how to serve SMBs

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This sponsored post is produced by Street Fight. It’s fair to say we’re entering hyperlocal marketing 2.0. After a much-hyped explosion, the daily deal industry is now in the process of consolidating; smaller players are falling off while the bigger players are looking beyond the deal to create customer loyalty...
Understand the ‘local consumer,’ and you’ll understand how to serve SMBs

In 1844, Morse Gets The Scoop, Then Tweets His Dinner

battellemedia.com
I’m reading a fascinating biography of Samuel Morse - Lightning Man: The Accursed Life Of Samuel F.B. Morse by Kenneth Silverman. I’ll post a review in a week or so, but one scene bears a quick post. Morse successfully demonstrated his telegraph between Baltimore and Washington DC in May of 1844....
In 1844, Morse Gets The Scoop, Then Tweets His Dinner
How Colleges Are Becoming Entrepreneurial

The Revolution May Or May Not Be Branded

techcrunch.com
The Occupy movement, or rallying cry, or whatever you want to call it, is by its nature decentralized. By refusing to come together under one banner other than the word “Occupy,” they’ve both diluted their message and allowed it to spread more quickly. You don’t need an Occupy license to...
The Revolution May Or May Not Be Branded

The irresistible rise of Will Lewis, News Corp's clean-up campaigner

www.guardian.co.uk
You have to hand it to Will Lewis, the guy has a knack of being in the right place at just the right time.Then again, as he would undoubtedly say, getting into the right place at the right time is a skill in itself.Similarly, he has had penchant for making...
The irresistible rise of Will Lewis, News Corp's clean-up campaigner

15 Insanely Popular Lady Gaga YouTube Videos

mashable.com
You may have heard that Lady Gaga is the first music artist to reach one billion online video views. Some of us here at Mashable say that’s downright ridiculous — a tragedy, even — but other staffers are cheering her on.And while we may not be able to agree...
15 Insanely Popular Lady Gaga YouTube Videos

How To Be In The Right Place At The Right Time More Often

www.lifehack.org
Ever wonder how some people seem to have all the luck? Whether or not you believe in luck, there’s something to be said for being in the right place at the right time. For example, say we were walking together and saw a sign offering $5,000USD to any responder who...
How To Be In The Right Place At The Right Time More Often

5 Guaranteed Ways to Hate Your Own Writing

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If you’re like the majority of writers out there, you’re a self-doubting bundle of neuroses, determined to believe that your writing will never be good enough. That’s the life of the tortured, misunderstood writer, right? What’s that? You think you’re pretty good at writing and actually like some of...
5 Guaranteed Ways to Hate Your Own Writing
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