Holy humpbacks Batman, it’s August!
Yes indeed and time flies. I missed last weekends Sunday reading dues to time & work pressure so this weeks will be extra good, enjoy!
- Some people think FourSquare is on the way out. I’ve noticed a 2nd surge of users and think it’s only just starting. It seems Bernie Goldbach (@topgold) agrees.
- This week saw the launch of Storyful, a new venture by @marklittlenews, @dermotcasey and other shining lights of the Irish media.
- “How To Deal With Negative Comments And Bad Online PR“. Getting your ass kicked online? here’s some good advice.
- After all the talk Irelands broadband service still sucks. Also in this case I’ll gladly shoot the messenger.
- How Wikileaks went and proved the value of “old media”
- I’ve been looking at Brightideas for some time now. These guys have come up with a really good way to share and develop ideas online.
- Constantin Gurdgiev, the man to watch for real insights in the Irish (and global) economy.
- “playing with Lego helps you solve your business problems” Are these guys for real?!
- A picture says more than 1000 words: jobs.
- Insight into VC performance
- Nice podcast about the secret of success. Food for thought.
- Four generations of iPhones. Nice performance comparison.
- The Municipal bond debt bomb. Certain economists should read this.
- “The mom thing”. About freedom, and sacrifice and the price of it all.
- There are two people in Ireland who are gurus when it comes to online media. Bernie Goldbach is one and here’s the other one.
- Free speech, terrorism and European security…
- I used to think WikiLeaks was a great thing, I really did. Now I think they’re just a bunch of opportunistic parasites with no more than their own glory in mind. Here’s one of the reasons why.
- And for those of you questioning the current COIN tactics in Afghanistan and Iraq I suggest watching this.
- No nonsense insights from Fred Wilson: “Lead Investors, Dipshit Companies, and Funding Every Entrepreneur“
- Geeks solve the worldwide energy shortage
- “Science vs Faith” simple graphical comparison.
- Thanks to John McGuirk for making me aware of Ann McElhinney.
- I Sense a Disturbance in the Force
- Read this, it’s a great article on coping with PTSD and might make you rethink some things.
- “What every American needs to know” And also most non-Americans
- How to play Jesus
If you like blogs like the above you might also like my tweets. You can find me as @thenext50k