> All this happened, more or less. The Wednesday before Thanksgiving I am sitting in my office when a tall, skinny man wearing glasses comes in delivering my mail. This is unusual because I usually walk out to the front to pick it up. We’re into the lean startup thing which means lots of walking.
> Al bijna twee weken zijn we met een heel team aan de slag in Dakar in Senegal. Veel van onze tijd brachten we door in Kër Thiossane, een zeer gastvrije plek, een familiehuis voor cultuur, kunst en multimedia.
> Four months ago I committed to completely cutting lying out of my life. The positive results from this change have been shocking and hopefully serve as a potent motivator to consider doing the same in your own life.
> The term “filter bubble” entered the public domain back in 2011when the internet activist Eli Pariser coined it to refer to the way recommendation engines shield people from certain aspects of the real world. Pariser used the example of two people who googled the term “BP”.
> A parade of tourists is going to walk past your store today. Each is a separate opportunity for you to tell a story, to engage, to make a sale. Here’s the key question: are you trying to change an individual or are you trying to incite/inspire/redirect the tribe?
> We are seeing the “Facebookification” of Twitter happening before our eyes. No longer will we see a nice, minimized feed of Tweets presented to us on our smartphones or computers with several Tweets lining top to bottom on the screen.
> Clark Hunt — son of the late NFL legend and Kansas City Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt — has a lot to be excited about these days. Yes, the president and partial owner has watched his Chiefs leap to their first 9-0 start in a decade after years of irrelevance.