I love that the tech blog mentions the UX design considerations up front. The Netflix tech blog is always great reading.
Interviews with dozens of current and former employees reveal what went wrong and what it tells us about where Amazon is headed.
Fascinating read. Bezos sounds like a lot of other wealthy founders, I know: eccentric, confident to a fault, and often more concerned about the long game rather than short-term sound decisions.
I think these are admirable qualities in founders actually. The problem is that such a person needs a friend he/she trusts to say, “Ok, no really, you’re being completely unreasonable.” Without that, you eventually get to madness and unsustainable ideas.
Really fascinating stuff here for those interested in technology and journalism.
According to investors we spoke to, it takes a special type of non-technical person to muster the empathy to work with developers.
Biz Stone talks about wealth and anxiety.
Zuckerberg explains how purchase of WhatsApp will help Facebook ‘make the world more open and connected’
A very good list, indeed.
This is an interesting list from CNET. As always, Apple's TV and iWatch rumors figure into the list. I have my doubts on this points, but otherwise, there is some interesting stuff here to think on.
Like many others in the field I was left scratching my head about Snapchat recently. Not because of the reported $4 billion offer but because of the explosion of age-old arguments about how scandalous it is for a company with no revenues to be valued that highly.
For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure that promises to make the connections to our mobile devices faster and more reliable than ever […] It’s called multi-path TCP…
Great intro to multipath TCP, if you’re unfamiliar with it or why it matters.