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#DeleteFacebook

Earlier this week I deleted my Facebook account. If we were friends on the service and you can no longer find me, this is the reason why.  Part of why I did this certainly had to do with privacy. I read Brian Acton’s (WhatsApp cofounder)… Read More

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What motivates us

Earlier this week it was announced that Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned from the company. Supposedly it had to do with weakening independence from the parent company, Facebook. But I’m not really in a position to comment on the specifics. Fred… Read More

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The cost of failure

Kevin Rose is an internet entrepreneur. He has built a number of consumer products, including Digg in 2004. Previously he was a venture capitalist with Google Ventures, but now he’s doing that with True Ventures. He also hosts a podcast. This past weekend he posted… Read More

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In defense of Instagrammable moments

Surface Magazine – and more specifically the CEO of Surface Magazine – recently published this article criticizing the “trend” toward designing for Instagrammable moments. Here is an excerpt: We—and yes, this includes architects, too—have succumbed to the pressures of gaining followers, likes, and comments. High-priced, difficult-to-attain… Read More