The New York Times is looking at the rise of “off-air reporters” armed with video cams on the campaign trail. Originally hired to cut expenses — their cost is a fraction of a full television crew’s — these reporters, also called “embeds,” have produced a staggering amount of content, especially video. And in this election […]
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Cherryflava points to a story in Architectural Record about design firms working to foster a culture of innovation. Hire naive misfits who argue with you; encourage failure; avoid letting client input limit your vision; and fully commit to risky ventures. This is an extreme approach to fostering innovation in an otherwise relatively static office environment […]
The Wall Street Journal was working late last night, as they posted a short but important business story at 2:29 a.m. Yahoo Inc.’s board plans to reject Microsoft Corp.’s unsolicited $44.6 billion offer to acquire the Web giant, a person familiar with the situation says. After a series of meetings over the past week, Yahoo’s […]
Hugh MacLeod, who occasionally consults for Microsoft, has some interesting thoughts on their pursuit of Yahoo. The thing that might save MSFT long-term is a massive infusion of Silicon Valley DNA. That’s why I think they’re offering Yahoo the $40billion. All companies, no matter what the size, have a their own, unique cocktail of four […]
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