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Connie Loizos / PE Hub Blog:
Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes on Gladwell, Palin, ‘The Social Network’ and His New Startup, Jumo   —  Last week, the New Yorker published a piece by Malcolm Gladwell, in which “The Tipping Point” author argued that “social media evangelists” vastly overstate the value of social media in activism.
Oct 11, 2010, 4:40 PMIn context
Davidw / Joho the Blog:
Gladwell discovers it takes more than 140 characters to overturn a government   —  It seems to me that Malcolm Gladwell's debunking of the claim that the Net will empower political revolutions is right about one big thing, but wrong about a whole lot more.  —  Because of Gladwell's often-emulated twisty …
Oct 2, 2010, 7:50 PMIn context
Leo Mirani / Guardian:
Sorry, Malcolm Gladwell, the revolution may well be tweeted   —  Malcolm Gladwell is wrong about the poor revolutionary power of social networking, as the tweeters in Kashmir show  —  For a man who has devoted a significant part of his life to documenting “how little things can make a big difference” …
Oct 2, 2010, 1:35 PMIn context
Anil Dash:
Make The Revolution   —  Malcolm Gladwell gets started with “The revolution will not be tweeted” in this week's New Yorker, condemning social media's ability to enact real cultural change with an argument he sums up early in the piece: … Who are the “they”?  It's not really clear.
Sep 28, 2010, 7:20 PMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
UK iBookstore shelves filled for iPad readers   —  Having made its international debut earlier this week, only with nothing but out-of-copyright titles to choose from, Apple's iBookstore has now started to fill up with more modern fare.  Coinciding, unsurprisingly, with the international launch of the iPad …
May 28, 2010, 8:00 AMIn context
John Tozzi / Business Week:
Malcolm Gladwell Punctures the Risk-Taker Myth   —  Malcolm Gladwell's piece in this week's New Yorker (subscription required) deflates the conception of entrepreneurs as risk-takers.  The entrepreneurs who succeed, he says, get ulcers worrying about potential losses and do everything they can to minimize their risk.
Jan 13, 2010, 1:45 PMIn context
abovethecrowd.com:
Bill Gurley On The “Free” Business Model   —  Filed under: Internet, Venture Capital, Web/Tech, advertising, online video, video |  I have been intrigued by the back and forth between Chris Anderson, Malcolm Gladwell, and Mark Cuban on the topic of “Free” as a strategy and business model.
Jul 15, 2009, 2:35 PMIn context
Yukari Iwatani Kane / Digits:
Just How Successful is the iPhone App Store?   —  In Malcolm Gladwell's review of Chris Anderson's new book, “Free: The Future of a Radical Price,” he said that Apple will soon be making more money from iPhone downloads than it does from the iPhone itself.  —  Getty Images  —  Malcolm Gladwell
Jul 5, 2009, 8:50 PMIn context
Fred / A VC:
Freemium and Freeconomics   —  This week we saw the release of Chris Anderson's book Free and reviews from the New Yorker (Malcolm Gladwell) and the Financial Times (John Gapper).  I'd like to talk a bit about the firestorm that freeconomics (fed by Chris' book) has unleashed but first we need to clarify something.
Jul 4, 2009, 10:45 AMIn context
Anil Dash:
Free Criticism, Science After Data, and Airport Books   —  When I saw Malcolm Gladwell doggedly dissecting Chris Anderson's upcoming “Free: The Future of a Radical Price” (see Chris' response here) my first reaction was: Brilliant!  Chris Anderson is editor-in-chief of Wired …
Jul 3, 2009, 10:40 AMIn context

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