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Sarah Tavel:
“Uber for X” services must be more convenient than incumbents and more importantly, cheaper   —  Taking the wrong lesson from Uber  —  The last few years, it's become cliche for startups to describe themselves as “Uber for X”.  With Uber as the north star, the mobile phone became the …
Feb 7, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Paul Adams / Inside Intercom:
Why “mobile first” is outdated, and big screens are still the most important for some tasks   —  Why Mobile First Is Outdated … For a number of years now, we've been hit over the head time and again with “mobile first” and “mobile only”.  Those of us building software since …
Feb 1, 2016, 10:15 AMIn context
Robert Scoble:
Why self-driving cars won't replace human drivers for at least a decade: people, police, laws, maps, and technology aren't ready   —  Don't worry Uber/Lyft drivers: self-driving cars won't take your job for at least a decade  —  Truth is people like me have overhyped self-driving cars.
Jan 31, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Chris Messina:
How chat apps could usher in a new wave of services that are easier to deploy and access   —  2016 will be the year of conversational commerce  —  As  —  I've surveyed the landscape collecting startups and apps that fit into this paradigm, talked with the press, observed how marketers …
Jan 24, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context
Mark Harris:
Kickstarter-hired journalist concludes makers of failed Zano drone were overconfident but not fraudsters   —  How Zano Raised Millions on Kickstarter and Left Most Backers with Nothing  —  Kickstarter tasked me, a freelance reporter, to find out why a highly funded crowdfunding campaign …
Jan 21, 2016, 12:15 AMIn context
Mike Hearn:
Prominent Bitcoin developer Mike Hearn says the crypto-currency is a failure because of community civil wars, a full block chain, and too much Chinese control   —  The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment  —  I've spent more than 5 years being a Bitcoin developer.
Jan 15, 2016, 7:45 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
An exclusive look behind the scenes at Google's autonomous car testing center   —  I have backed out of a lot of parking spaces in my life, but today is different.  As I adjust the mirrors, fasten the safety belt, turn on the ignition, and put the Lexus RX450h SUV in reverse …
Jan 14, 2016, 9:10 AMIn context
Ryan Hoover / Medium:
Product Hunt's Ryan Hoover responds to app developer's criticism that called for more transparency about how products get promoted to its front page   —  Let's continue to build Product Hunt, together  —  Last week was difficult.  —  A Medium article was published, criticizing Product Hunt.
Dec 21, 2015, 11:10 PMIn context
Blake Ross / Medium:
Dec 16, 2015, 11:40 PMIn context
Ben Wheeler / Medium:
App developer calls for transparency at Product Hunt, decrying hidden role of power users, some with financial conflicts, in promoting products to front page   —  How Product Hunt really works  —  It starts with a mystery  —  Earlier this year, having devoted countless hours to creating my latest app …
Dec 16, 2015, 12:20 AMIn context

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