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Email Introduction Etiquette - 42Floors - http://blog.42floors.com/email-i...
How to do email intros - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
MapBox | Design & publish beautiful maps - https://www.mapbox.com/
Hosted maps that can be created with an import of a CSV - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Leaflet - a JavaScript library for mobile-friendly maps - http://leafletjs.com/
Used by flickr and foursquare to annotate their maps. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
WhatWasThere - Put history in its place! - http://www.whatwasthere.com/
Overlay of old photos on Google Street View. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Mash-up of historical photos on map of San Francisco. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Postmortem of a Venture-backed Startup - https://medium.com/p...
Looking at reasons why Sonar failed. "You do not have 20% time. Identify your top three priorities. Throw away numbers two and three." - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
TechCrunch - Brad Frost Web - http://bradfrostweb.com/blog...
Summary of TechCrunch page types and their design process. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
How Promotion Affects Pageviews on the New York Times Website - http://source.opennews.org/en-US...
Detailed study of effectiveness of social media and home page promotion at the New York Times - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Re: The end of paidContent - http://www.digitl.co.nz/1666...
"While coverage continues on Gigaom.com under the new Media tab, the paidContent archive lives on over on http://search.gigaom.com/prope... - search and browse back all the way to posts from 1999!" - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Top Hacks from a PM Behind Two of Tech's Hottest Products - http://firstround.com/article...
Some good product management advice from the guy behind GMail and the Facebook newsfeed. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
collection of user-submitted icons and pictograms - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Grooming the Champions of the Keyboard - http://www.nytimes.com/2013...
Evil Genius Lair in Alameda is home to a professional gaming team. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Why Finland loves saunas - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news...
For many Finns the sauna was the holiest room in the house and the one most closely associated with their well being. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
How Google Converted Language Translation Into a Problem of Vector Space Mathematics | MIT Technology Review - http://www.technologyreview.com/view...
To translate one language into another, find the linear transformation that maps one to the other. Simple, say a team of Google engineers - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
The Unified Theory of XOXO - Waxy.org - http://waxy.org/2012...
How to organize a great conference. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Re: Resharing Differences Between LinkedIn and Radar - http://radar.oreilly.com/2013...
"View source on the post on oreilly.com shows the answer. Both Facebook and Google+ must be looking at rel=canonical to tie the two together. <link href="http://www.linkedin.com/today..." rel="canonical">" - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Re: Resharing Differences Between LinkedIn and Radar - http://radar.oreilly.com/2013...
"If Google and Facebook have this knowledge, wouldn't it be great if they could also centralize the discussion in the comments?" - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Re: Jeremiah’s new venture; moving on from Altimeter - http://www.web-strategist.com/blog...
"The new, new thing sounds exciting. Best wishes and look forward to hearing more." - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
A Product Manager’s Job - https://medium.com/what-i-...
Great product managers understand the very tricky balance between getting it right and getting it out the door. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Above and Below the Fold: Stop Talking about the Stinkin Fold - http://chrislema.com/above-a...
We all know how to scroll. Interesting content is what causes people to scroll. Design for that. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Re: The management framework that propelled LinkedIn to a $20 billion company - http://firstround.com/article...
"Great post. Especially like the tip about starting off meetings with a stated "win" - I'll try that at our next team meeting." - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Counter-intuitive in this day and age of massively scaled consumer start-ups but in the beginning of every great start-up is the Hustler phase. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
This Is What Happens When Publishers Invest In Long Stories - http://www.fastcolabs.com/3009577...
Thoughts on creating a "slow liveblog" to develop stories over time. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Re: This Is What Happens When Publishers Invest In Long Stories - http://www.fastcolabs.com/3009577...
"I was curious about that as well. Having two different urls (difference is only the node #) with essentially the same content would mark you as a spam blog wouldn't it?" - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Re: This Is What Happens When Publishers Invest In Long Stories - http://www.fastcolabs.com/3009577...
"Could be" - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Hadoop: What It Is And How It Works - http://readwrite.com/2013...
Good, basic primer. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Do customers pay for your B2B product in a cost-center, or a profit-center? - http://matthewpaulmoore.com/post...
Cost-center savings oriented products generally need to be 10x more cost-effective than the products they compete against, because switching costs are generally high. Profit-center increasing oriented products generally only have to be 1% better than the products they compete against; more revenue is easy to measure, and usually switching costs are low. - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
Social Login Buttons Aren’t Worth It - http://blog.mailchimp.com/social-...
Sometimes it just takes a little copy edit to make a good login experience - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
The Biggest Mistake Copywriters Make - http://designtaxi.com/news...
sell, don't tell - ian kennedy
ian kennedy
"I Contribute to the Windows Kernel. We Are Slower Than Other Operating Systems. Here Is Why." - Zorinaq - http://blog.zorinaq.com/?e=74
Brutally honest glimpse into the challenges of improving Microsoft Windows. - ian kennedy
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