Interesting talk given by Eric Ries at PARC in Palo Alto based on his experience as a serial tech start-up entrepreneur, entrepreneurship and the interplay with Silicon Valley culture.
I really like this presentation by JDA Software’s Cindy Kim which is a combination of history lesson and her experience driving social media case studies in a business-to-business environment.
Follow her on Twitter here.
Sysomos – Business Library for Social Media – Sysomos going for the thought-leadership jugular
Wealthy Investors Grow Pessimistic About Economy – WSJ – US economy, due to government debt and economic growth
Five Lessons From Samsung’s Second Quarter Results – WSJ – interesting that Samsung is husbanding its cash by reducing shareholder returns
Foxconn to replace workers with 1 million robots in 3 years – and fits in with the Chinese population getting older. Offers quality opportunities; will also be interesting to see how countries like Japan compete
Doug Cutting talks about Hadoop, and open source | ITworld – interesting comments on the motivations and personal ethics to do open source
A Billion Dollars Isn’t Cool. You Know What’s Cool? Basic Human Decency | TechCrunch – social norming around the social web
At VidCon, YouTube’s evolution becomes clear — Online Video News – interesting piece on how YouTube is evolving channel design and its larger offering
Laramie ISP – LARIAT.NET Home Page – Laramie, WY WISP – I find something charming about the homespun feel of this small ISP’s website. It is honest in its design, simple in its arrangement and really easy for search indexing