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Takeaways: GA’s ‘Making life easy with algorithms’ class

25 Feb

Class: General Assembly session on “Make Life Easy With Algorithms“, led by Adam Levine of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Date: February 22 2012, 20:00-21:00

This was my second class at GA (the first covered mobile strategy). This session, only an hour long, would best be described as “thinking about thinking about algorithms” – it was a high-level overview of the history of algorithms, what they are, their modern applications and a short “how-to” of writing them. Continue reading

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“Much of the debate over old media and new, Hollywood vs Silicon Valley, can be distilled down to who…”

13 Feb

“Much of the debate over old media and new, Hollywood vs Silicon Valley, can be distilled down to who ultimately calls the shots: the producer or the audience. To paraphrase Paul Weller: In a technology company, the public gets what the public wants. In a media company, the public wants what the public gets.”

A Real Media Company Doesn’t Care That You’re Mad At It | PandoDaily

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“Networks beat utilities in the age when everyone is connected to everyone else.”

11 Feb

“Networks beat utilities in the age when everyone is connected to everyone else.”

A VC: Utilities vs Networks