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billychasen: Two philosophies One of Facebook’s core philosophies is that a user’s privacy is paramount. Part of that privacy is the data you create by browsing Facebook is never shown to other users. You’ll never see a newsfeed story that says, “Joe viewed your profile 1,024 times.” It’s that most basic…
It’s worth contemplating one of the primary factors that drove Facebook’s...– - Christopher Mims, How Facebook Saved Us from Suburbia via Technology Review (via courtenaybird)
Future Work Skills 2020
futurist-foresight: The Institute for the Future released a report on future work skills that will be needed by 2020. They are: Sense-making. Social intelligence. Novel and adaptive thinking. Cross-cultural competency. Computational thinking. New-media literacy. Transdisciplinarity. Design mind-set. Cognitive load management. Virtual collaboration. (Gigaom gives a quick breakdown) ...
What is important is providing the conditions through which people can achieve...– L. Hunter Lovins, Reframing The Global Economy To Include Happiness via Co.Exist
Companies are moving here. They’re drawn by a thriving ecosystem fed by money...– Tech startups moving to NYC: Wave of digital companies from across U.S. sees Big Apple as base for next-stage growth (Crain’s New York Business)
Companies die from not being eaten by their competitors, but from self-inflicted...– Drew Houston, Dropbox (via sequoiacapital) I put this quote on a slide at today’s foursquare company meeting. This is the last thing any startup founder wants to be associated with. And I feel that being self-aware, honest and transparent as a company, with everyone in the company - and letting...