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John Battelle
Works at NewCo, BattelleMedia
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I double took upon arriving at Medium just now, fingers flexed to write about semi private data and hotel rooms (trust m…
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Our industry loves a rashomon, and in the past year or two, our collective subject of debate has been Uber. Perhaps the fastest growing company in history (its numbers aren't public, but we'll get to some estimates shortly), Uber has become a vector for some of the most wide-ranging arguments ...
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Last week Google CEO Larry Page got the Fortune magazine cover treatment, the latest of many such pieces attempting to quantify Google' sprawling business. The business press is obsessed with answering the question of whether we've reached “Peak Google.” (Clearly Fortune's opinion is that we ...
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Lots of the “apps are killing the web” meme going around these days, with the latest batch of casket sealant come from no greater validator of commonly agreed upon wisdom than the Wall St. Journal. “The Web Is Dying; Apps Are Killing It” argues Christopher Mims, and it's hard to argue with him ...
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I'm v. interested in understanding this space again. 
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Because circling is deliberately asymmetric you fist need to decide what your goal is. If you want lots of followers write interesting things. If you want a steady stream of interesting things to read or comment on follow interesting people and join communities related to your interests. 
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I have not posted here in a very long time. Anyone here? 
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Thats about right. Ha ha ha!
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Have you ever been to a music festival, and found yourself overwhelmed by too many great choices? Look at Coachella, for example. There are six stages to chose from. On Friday, how are you supposed to pick between Alabama Shakes and Lykke Li? I love 'em both. There's Alt-J playing at the same ...
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Part of an ongoing set of musings on the mobile market.
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Re “app re-engagement,” Stitcher and Umano both do that with push notifications. Umano is kinda doing it too much lately. Maybe because I haven't opened their app in awhile.
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A dozen prognostications for your New Year's reading pleasure
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wow dear that is amazing
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Chair at Federated Media, founder, author, interlocutor
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