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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