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Great video of Gigaom colleagues trying out Google Cardboard. Filmed for post http://gigaom.com/2014/06/28/why-google-cardboard-is-actually-a-huge-boost-for-virtual-reality/
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Running a start-up can be a lonely. What is glamorized in media are the high points, revenue and usage going up and to the right, the launch party, the high-fives when you close a big deal, the opening of your first office. The reality is more gut…
Running a start-up can be a lonely. What is glamorized in media are the high points, revenue and usage going up and to the right, the launch party, the high-fives when you close a big deal, the ope...
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The New York Times  data blog, The Upshot has a data-dump piece illustrating the impact of the recession on various sectors of the economy. You can see the full hairball image at the top of the post but what I’ve highlighted is how the digital…
The New York Times  data blog, The Upshot has a data-dump piece illustrating the impact of the recession on various sectors of the economy. You can see the full hairball image at the top of the pos...
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Next week the world’s largest sporting event kicks off in Brazil when the host plays Croatia on June 12th. To get you in the mood, here’s a montage of amazing trick shots put together as part of an ad campaign by McDonald’s. Many dismiss the shots as fake…
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Harley-Davidson is touring the United States getting customer feedback on a prototype of their first electric motorcycle. It’s unlike any motorcycle that they’ve ever produced. Rather than try and simulate the classic Harley potato-potato idle of…
Harley-Davidson is touring the United States getting customer feedback on a prototype of their first electric motorcycle. It's unlike any motorcycle that they've ever produced. Rather than try and ...
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I think that's why they are going on tour with the prototype - to gauge the reception. I hear the old guys are saying, "it makes a nice starter bike" which may mean you'll get a whole new market, younger riders who would not normally ride a Harley. Depends on price of course. 
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  The Wall Street Journal quantified the number of minutes spent watching men roll around in the grass glancing sidelong at the ref. I’m surprised to see the Italian “men of glass” so far down the list. In the 2014 World Cup it is the host nation who…
  The Wall Street Journal quantified the number of minutes spent watching men roll around in the grass glancing sidelong at the ref. I'm surprised to see the Italian "men of glass" so far down...
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There is a tradition of public mischief and random acts of art in the Bay Area. From The Cacophony Society, to The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the Billboard Liberation Front all the way back to Coyle & Sharpe, the people of San Francisco have…
There is a tradition of public mischief and random acts of art in the Bay Area. From The Cacophony Society, to The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the Billboard Liberation Front all the way back t...
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Last week I attended the 2014 edition of Building Better Products, an invitation only conference hosted by Ty Ahmad-Taylor of Samsung Electronics and Josh Elman of Greylock Partners. As with last year’s conference, it was an agenda packed with interesting…
Last week I attended the 2014 edition of Building Better Products, an invitation only conference hosted by Ty Ahmad-Taylor of Samsung Electronics and Josh Elman of Greylock Partners. As with last y...
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If you didn’t catch John Oliver the other night on net neutrality, swallow your coffee and go somewhere where you can comfortably laugh out loud. In fine form he cuts through the smoke, mirrors, and sheer boredom (“I would rather sit with my niece and…
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TechCrunch | Are You Building The Right Product?
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The Largest Ocean Liner in the World
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TV disruption: It's not about the cord
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The power of network owners to bundle channels together -- to force pay-TV operators as well as subscribers to buy programming as a package

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Your guide to the new paidContent
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Google Wallet, Confirmed
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Google is said to be launching its somewhat delayed Google Wallet service sometime later today. From the looks of it, it might actually be o

New Job, Two Weeks In
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A friend from Finland asked how things were going at the new job which nudged me to put some thoughts down. Here are some highlights from th

Google's Schmidt Takes Subtle Shots At Microsoft, Apple, Facebook
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Eric Schmidt called Google one of a "gang of four" consumer technology kings, with Amazon, Apple and Facebook. Not on that list: Microsoft

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