The most common mistake when forecasting growth for new products (and how to fix it) at andrewchen http://andrewchen.co/the-most-common-mistake-when-forecasting-growth-for-new-products-and-how-to-fix-it/ Forecasting weather is hard, and so is forecasting product growth. A startup is a company designed to grow fast. Being newly founded does not in itself make a company a startup. Nor is it necessary for a startup to work on technology, or take venture funding, or have some sort of “exit.
Americans’ Privacy Strategies Post-Snowden http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/03/16/Americans-Privacy-Strategies-Post-Snowden/?utmsource=Pew+Research+Center&utmcampaign=5a803a6165-Internetnewsletter032015&utmmedium=email&utmterm=0_3e953b9b70-5a803a6165-399465737 It has been nearly two years since the first disclosures of government surveillance programs by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden and Americans are still coming to terms with how they feel about the programs and how to live in light of them.
How To Be Efficient: Dan Ariely’s 6 New Secrets To Managing Your Time http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2014/10/how-to-be-efficient/?utmsource=feedburner&utmmedium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bakadesuyo+%28Barking+up+the+wrong+tree%29 It’s hard to be efficient. Sometimes it feels like the world doesn’t make any sense. Sometimes you don’t make any sense. And sometimes it feels like it’s all a conspiracy.
How to Excel in Your Career http://time.com/3418499/how-to-excel-in-your-career/?utmcampaign=Feed%3A+time%2Ftopstories+%28TIME%3A+Top+Stories%29&utmmedium=feed&utm_source=feedburner Answer by Matt Wyndowe, Head of Product Partnerships at Uber, on Quora. During two years of business school at Stanford, I wrote down the best advice from our professors and lecturers.
9 Rules For Emailing From Google Exec Eric Schmidt http://time.com/3425368/google-email-rules/ In a new book out this week chock full of Google-flavored business wisdom, How Google Works, Google executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt and former Senior Vice President of Products Jonathan Rosenberg share nine insightful rules for emailing (or gmailing!) like a professional Commun
How The Most Successful People Manage Their Time http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2014/09/manage-their-time/?utmsource=%22Barking+Up+The+Wrong+Tree%22+Weekly+Newsletter&utmcampaign=c485aa79c9-Successfultime914149142014&utmmedium=email&utmterm=0_78d4c08a64-c485aa79c9-56413969 “Where does the time go?” I say it. I’m sure you say it a lot. We seek work-life balance but it seems there’s never enough time to get it all done.
Apple Pay: An in-depth look at what's behind the secure payment system http://www.tuaw.com/2014/10/02/apple-pay-an-in-depth-look-at-whats-behind-the-secure-payment/ With Apple Pay slated to go live later this month, one can soon expect to see an avalanche of fear mongering from pundits who, like PayPal, will question the wisdom of trusting Apple with user credit card information.
An Argument for Building Multiple Apps at the Same Time — Medium https://medium.com/@willydennis/an-argument-for-building-multiple-apps-at-the-same-time-87b1ffc67c41 I’m not going to blindly advocate for a labs model, or an in house incubator. I don’t think these models make sense for small teams in most industries or verticals. Even 6 months ago this would have been a bad idea.
Go Fund Yourself - Full Episode - Season 18 - Ep 01 | South Park Studios http://southpark.cc.com/full-episodes/s18e01-go-fund-yourself BONER BALLS. BONER, BONER FAR REST.
The Periodic Table of Tech https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/tech-periodic-table/ The 118 venture capital firms, micro-VCs, angels, accelerators, late stage investors and acquirers you should know.
iPhone 6 and Android value — Benedict Evans http://ben-evans.com/benedictevans/2014/9/10/iphone6 The new iPhones were much the most predictable part of Apple's event - widely leaked and impelled by an irresistible logic - the customer is always right.
Most smartphone users download zero apps per month – Quartz http://qz.com/253618/most-smartphone-users-download-zero-apps-per-month/ Mobile apps have skyrocketed in popularity and utility since Apple introduced the iPhone App Store in the summer of 2008. Apps now represent 52% of time spent with digital media in the US, according to comScore, up from 40% in early 2013.
Predictive First: How A New Era Of Apps Will Change The Game http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/29/predictive-first-how-a-new-era-of-apps-will-change-the-game/?ncid=tcdaily Editor’s note: Vik Singh is CEO of Infer. Over the past several decades, enterprise technology has consistently followed a trail that’s been blazed by top consumer tech brands.
Who’s Winning, iOS or Android? All the Numbers, All in One Place http://techland.time.com/2013/04/16/ios-vs-android/ Who’s winning the mobile platform wars, Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android? It’s one of the blogosphere’s favorite tech topics. Every new nugget of competitive information is fodder for an avalanche of coverage.
I Can't Get My Work Done: A New Industry Survey Looks At Workplace Distractions http://www.fastcompany.com/1753935/i-cant-get-my-work-done-new-industry-survey-looks-workplace-distractions A new industry survey looking at the impact of distractions at work has been released. The survey polled 515 IT users working in U.S. and global companies and found the following:
Translation table explaining the truth behind British politeness becomes internet hit http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/10280244/Translation-table-explaining-the-truth-behind-British-politeness-becomes-internet-hit.html The British trait of being too polite to speak one's mind has led to a table translating numerous hollow English phrases becoming an internet hit.
Happy Thoughts: Here are the things proven to make you happier: http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2012/08/here-are-the-things-that-are-proven-to-make-y/ What’s the secret to a head full of happy thoughts? Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we can use.
4 Things Astronauts Can Teach You About A Good Night’s Sleep http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2013/09/sleep-astronauts/#ixzz2g0tIQeC0 Who knows about sleep? Astronauts. They have to. Their bodies are cut off from many of the normal external cues that remind us what time it is.
Why cards are the future of the web http://insideintercom.io/why-cards-are-the-future-of-the-web/#sthash.TQWAkoB1.uxfs Cards are fast becoming the best design pattern for mobile devices. We are currently witnessing a re-architecture of the web, away from pages and destinations, towards completely personalised experiences built on an aggregation of many individual pieces of content.
You waste a lot of time at work https://www.atlassian.com/time-wasting-at-work-infographic Is your team under performing? Is your inbox flooded with emails, and calendars stuffed with back-to-back meetings? Does team collaboration sound like a fairy tale? Millions of teams suffer from Collaborative Dysfunction and they don't even know it.