Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Defends His Approach At The New Republic

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
The New Republic, the political magazine that was purchased by Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes a couple of years ago, has seen resignations from numerous writers and editors in the past couple of days — from the outside, it looks like another clash between the values of tech entrepreneurs and traditional journalism.…

Mesosphere Announces First Data Center OS And $36M In Funding

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Mesosphere, the commercial entity built on top of the open source Apache Mesos project, announced some major milestones today, starting with $36M in Series B funding along with the early release of what they are calling the first data center operating system. The round was led by new investor Khosla Ventures with additional funding…

Best Standards and Guidelines Their Value

Public Relations + Engagement  In this age of information, thought leadership is not a quaint idea. The information you want is out there. Why are you here? Why are your customers? Headlines get clicked all the time. You know that. Best standards and guidelines are business processes that illustrate the level of knowledge humanity has reached in the 21st…

Starting And Finishing In Columbus

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Editor’s note: Web Smith is co-founder and CEO of Whence, a local commerce engine focused on connecting local, independent businesses to the city’s citizens who want to support local. Historically, a concentration of the country’s startups with the most upside move to the Valley, Boston, New York and Austin for what the…

Images of Brevity

Originally posted on Quintissentialism:
Time is precious The Affinity News Cycle is Disruptive – blog post   Avi Lambert – business model canvas trainerPhotonic Public Relations Inc. Need a better business model ? Canada, Worldwide. source   Business people need to think digital, are you curious about improving your digital know-how? Join our Facebook page Startups, Small Biz,…

Friday Thought Bite

Open thinking about a multi-screen world and new technologies, and the impact this will on PR & Business Development.

Interactive Cloud Made of 6,000 Light Bulbs

Originally posted on e MORFES:
CLOUD began as a large-scale interactive sculpture created from 6,000 light bulbs by Canadian artists Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett. The piece utilizes everyday domestic light bulbs and pull strings, re-imagining their potential to catalyze collaborative moments and create an experiential environment. As part of the process of building the sculpture,…

5 Golden Rules for Designing a Great Web API

Originally posted on Imran Kabir:
Ever found yourself wondering “what were they thinking?” when integrating a web service via its API? If not, you’ve been far luckier than I have. Any software developer knows how easy it is to let a project devolve into spaghetti code, and APIs are no less prone to resulting in a tangled…