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Anil Dash:
On Location with Foursquare   —  There's a great, deep story by Austin Carr in Fast Company today giving a broad overview of where Foursquare is headed, as a product and as a company.  I was quoted a few times in the piece, and spent a good bit of time talking to Austin …
Aug 7, 2013, 3:25 PMIn context
Anil Dash:
Zuckerberg's FWD: Making Sure They Get It Right   —  Mark Zuckerberg built himself a political action committee called FWD.us, and they're diving headfirst into trying to change immigration policy as their first priority.  They seem to have good goals, and they've already adopted …
May 2, 2013, 5:15 PMIn context
Anil Dash:
Rebuilding the Web We Lost   —  We have the obligation to never speak of our concerns without suggesting our solutions.  I've been truly gratified to watch the response to The Web We Lost over the last few days; It's become one of the most popular things I've ever written and has inspired great responses.
Dec 19, 2012, 9:45 AMIn context
Anil Dash:
The Web We Lost   —  The tech industry and its press have treated the rise of billion-scale social networks and ubiquitous smartphone apps as an unadulterated win for regular people, a triumph of usability and empowerment.  They seldom talk about what we've lost along the way in this transition …
Dec 13, 2012, 5:05 PMIn context
Anil Dash:
Who benefits from iOS6's crappy maps?   —  The classic criticism that thoughtless Apple haters use against the company is that it makes products that are pretty but dumb.  Usually those criticisms are by people who don't understand the value of a comprehensible user experience …
Sep 19, 2012, 12:25 PMIn context
Anil Dash:
Why Your Complaint About Twitter Is Wrong   —  I know I usually try to be a thoughtful tech writer, but sometimes, holy s**t you guys. … That's Dalton Caldwell (with my emphasis added), who is a very nice guy, but does nothing to break the pattern that everything I read on the Svbtle network exists solely …
Jul 2, 2012, 1:50 PMIn context
Anil Dash:
Why you can't trust tech press to teach you about the tech industry   —  If there were one lesson I'd want to impress upon people who are interested in succeeding in the technology industry, it would be, as I've said before, know your s**t.  Know the discipline you're in …
Apr 30, 2012, 1:00 PMIn context
Anil Dash:
Foursquare: Today's best-executing startup   —  About two years ago, Fred Wilson and I were talking about which startups we found interesting and I mentioned offhandedly that Foursquare was far and away the one that I thought had the most potential to be a huge, meaningful business.
Jan 3, 2012, 4:15 PMIn context
Anil Dash:
Facebook is gaslighting the web.  We can fix it.   —  Facebook has moved from merely being a walled garden into openly attacking its users' ability and willingness to navigate the rest of the web.  The evidence that this is true even for sites which embrace Facebook technologies is overwhelming …
Nov 21, 2011, 2:05 PMIn context
Anil Dash:
Apple's Twitter   —  I've been waiting a year for someone to write about this, but my laziness has not yet paid off, so here are a few things that we all know about everybody's favorite Cupertino fruit company:  — Apple has client app software on hundreds of millions of devices in the form …
Jun 1, 2011, 9:30 AMIn context

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