Category: technology

Start-ups do not need a marketing budget, or do they?

Two deservedly well-regarded investors, Fred Wilson and Brad Feld, have written about why they think start-ups do not need a marketing budget. Both are …
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Do More Faster

Link: This review now appears on Amazon-UK here where, if you like, you can vote for it. Thanks. The “entrepreneur” is, to many, a …
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"Women in tech": what gives?

(Long post alert!) The meme is old but the current phase may well have started with Tereza’s idea of starting an XX Combinator, an …
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A Passage To India (2010 ed) and the other R-word

When EM Forster wrote A Passage To India, the Indo-British relationship was one of the ruler and the ruled, of imbalances in power. Things …
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Honest Signals

Link: You can vote on my Amazon Review here. Thanks. This book belongs – very, very broadly – with Dan Ariely’s Predictably Irrational and …
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On walls and winning

Walls fascinate me. They signify territoriality – such as firewalls keeping desirable people or data in and keeping undesirables out, or even the Great …
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Where did you come from and does it matter?

This weekend, Clay Shirky wrote on Twitter: Nokia products say “Made in China” on the back. Chinese-made Nokia-knockoffs say “Made in Finland.” Interesting point, …
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Four For Friday (7)

This occasional series of good readings from around the web appears when the week’s readings have been thought-provoking. The themes are strategy, technology, investment …
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Four For Friday (6)

This occasional series of good readings from around the web appears when the week’s readings have been exceptionally good. The themes are strategy, technology, …
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Who's shaping your customer's expectations?

I recently changed my mobile network operator (MNO) and got a new mobile handset. Where I live and work, mobile coverage is especially unreliable. …
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