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Ian Kennedy
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Attended uc berkeley
Lives in san francisco
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  • Gigaom
    product, 2011 - present
  • Nokia
  • Yahoo!
  • Six Apart
  • Dow Jones & Company
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helsinki - tokyo - concord, ma - tokyo
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Time is nature’s way of keeping everything from happening at once.
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I'm a media plumber.
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  • occidental college
  • middlesex school
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We’ve all seen pretty pictures that tell a story about something we didn’t know. Truth Facts is a site that takes something we all know to be true and puts it into pictures. Here are some of my favorites:
We've all seen pretty pictures that tell a story about something we didn't know. Truth Facts is a site that takes something we all know to be true and puts it into pictures. Here are some of my fav...
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Power out? No problem. pic.twitter.com/dnQ7pOgC — Oreo Cookie (@Oreo) February 4, 2013 What came off as a completely natural off-cuff quip of the moment was actually the product of a well-scripted social media command center prepared to jump on the…
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+Ian Kennedy Figured. You see harbor seals that close to the Maine coast sometimes, but they're a bit smaller.
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"The Bing team spent so much personal time with the Windows Phone group that Cortana eventually thought Calcagno’s work address was a local bar in Bellevue, Washington."
Technically, Cortana isn’t supposed to exist for at least another 500 years, but that’s not stopping Microsoft from bringing her to life this week. While Apple has Siri and Google has Google...
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It's still Microsoft. :-/
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If you’re a stock video company, what’s the best way to get your footage in front of future customers? Create a viral video that will be passed around by marketers and advertisers that license stock videos for their advertising. This Is a Generic Brand…
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While living in Finland, I learned of some of the Finnish idioms that give a wonderful glimpse into the Finnish mind & culture. Here are some of my favorites. juosten kustu translates literally as, “pissing while running” which, if you’re a man and have…
While living in Finland, I learned of some of the Finnish idioms that give a wonderful glimpse into the Finnish mind & culture. Here are some of my favorites. juosten kustu translates literally...
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Hi Ian, "laittaa hanskat naulaan" is the idiom for giving up. You may also say that you are dropping your gloves "hanskat tippuu" when you are giving up. Otherwise spot on. 
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Guest post on everwas about the struggles for local groups to get the word out on Facebook.
A local friend of mine plays in a band that has depended on Facebook to connect with thier fans. Gregg asked if he could share his thoughts on the latest news feed changes and how it's impacted his...
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Walking to San Francisco
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Works for me ;-)
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Slow-Market Arbitrage in Bandwidth and Finance

Michael Lewis published an fascinating look into the world of high frequency traders on Wall Street in the New York Times. He goes deep into the shadowy world of private exchange “dark pools” and unregulated private networks. As someone who follows…
Michael Lewis published an fascinating look into the world of high frequency traders on Wall Street in the New York Times. He goes deep into the shadowy world of private exchange "dark pools" and u...
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A couple of years ago, while living in Finland, I became very interested in physical design. During these years I read Minimally Minimal on a regular basis. Back then Andrew Kim was a student at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. The way he…
A couple of years ago, while living in Finland, I became very interested in physical design. During these years I read Minimally Minimal on a regular basis. Back then Andrew Kim was a student at th...
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Twitter outage makes three
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Google Chat and Windows Azure outages are one thing. The latest Twitter meltdown, on the other hand, has Twitter addicts dealing with withdr

How Facebook built its Timeline feature
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Facebook's Timeline feature is the result of an engineering effort that was the equivalent of building a racing bike customized for a specif

Valais Sunrise by Andreas Resch
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Some of the highest peaks of Switzerland - on the right the famous Matterhorn. Panorama of 3 images. Please view the large version.

Yes, blog comments are still worth the effort
goo.gl

Writer-turned-venture-capitalist MG Siegler recently reignited a long-standing debate over whether blogs should have comments or not. Critic

Bing Goes Sleek and More Social
allthingsd.com

Microsoft's revamped search engine shows promise — if users can adapt.

tokyohometown
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Tokyo Hometown: A blog showing the wonderful and quirky everyday of Tokyo.

Expert analysis on tap
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GigaOM Pro provides real-time expert industry analysis on infrastructure, mobile, green IT and consumer technology sectors.

TechCrunch | Are You Building The Right Product?
techcrunch.com

I was recently asked to spend some time with an early stage startup that has a revolutionary new product. I asked them if they thought they

The Largest Ocean Liner in the World
everwas.com - written by Ian Kennedy

While we’re making lists, Finland topped another one earlier this week with the launch of the Oasis of the Seas which was built in the STX shipyard in Turku

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

How to stand out in the app development game
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With more and more developers jumping on the mobile apps bandwagon, standing out in the sea of apps is becoming more difficult. There are 25

Your guide to the new paidContent
paidcontent.org

Things look a little different around here today. Early on April 3, paidContent moved to a new platform. Here, we tell you what stays the sa

YouTube - Mirage - The Full Experience
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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
everwas.com

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
mashable.com

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

The Mystery Spot Official Website
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Experience strange natural phenomena at this mysterious tourist attraction located in Santa Cruz, CA. Shop the online gift store and view pi