A terrific way to spend a weekend

This looks like an awesome way to spend a relaxing weekend, actually.

Om Malik: showing us how it’s done

Dave Winer paid tribute to Om Malik on Twitter. I shared my perspective in reply and it seemed wrong to leave my response just as a tweet so I thought I’d re-post my response here too.

“… the whole stream is just noise”, the state of news media

I agree with Om Malik that news media seems pretty superficial lately, so much so that “the whole stream is just noise”. There is a positive side though.

” … chasing dollars and attention at any cost …”

Om Malik has deep insight into the world of the media and shares his thoughts about the media’s pursuit of attention and revenue, regardless of the cost, in a recent blog post.

Om Malik’s advice on writing good blog posts

Om Malik has published his advice on writing good blog posts and it is a treat for writers. He is one of my favourite writers and I had to share this with you.

Perspective on Silicon Valley

Om Malik has a great post titled “Arista, Uber, Silicon Valley” which presents some much needed perspective on overhyped social companies by contrasting Uber with the less sexy Arista Networks. Worth a read: Last week, at least, to me was perfect illustration of how and what media perceives as technology. Everywhere you looked, you saw […]

"Writing, to me, is the meaning of life"

I love this quote about writing and life: "Writing, to me, is the meaning of life. My life became something special because of writing" Haruki Murakami #QuoteOfTheDay #Write — Om Malik (@om) February 12, 2014 (Thanks to Om Malik for tweeting it).

Google+ fundamentally isn't about social or people

I’m reading Om Malik’s interesting article titled “One diabetic’s take on Google’s Smart Contact Lenses” and his assessment of Google+ stood out for me: Google+, their social network, is a fail because it fundamentally isn’t social or about people — it is an effort to solve Google’s need for social data for better advertising using […]

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