Apple knows a lot of data. Facebook knows a lot of data. Amazon knows a lot of data. Microsoft used to, and still does with some people, but in the newer world, Microsoft knows less and less about me. Xbox still knows a lot about people who play games. But those are the big five, I guess.
It's not enough to have a hacker culture anymore. You have to have a design culture, too.
Things that are interesting, people will pass around the Internet, around the world. And the blogosphere is only the tip of the iceberg.
Apple, at its best, isn't a technology leader.
Be the authority on your product/company. You should know more about your product than anyone else alive if you're writing a blog about it.
Everyone is on Facebook. It is very rare that I can't find a startup. Out of the 72 Y Combinator startups, almost all of them were on Facebook.
Facebook is studying emotional reaction to things and bringing you fewer of things you don't engage with and more of what you do.
Highlight just hasn't proven to be very addictive to either me or my friends. We talk about it often. I keep running it.
I always tell people, start with what you're passionate about. If you truly are passionate, you'll keep it up.
I believe Larry Page is moving Google from an advertising-based company to a commerce-based company.
I do not see Windows Phones anywhere in the world except Seattle.
I get a lot of email, so if you're sending me an email, if you want to rise above the clutter, put something on it: say, 'Hey!'
I got lucky because my dad moved us to Silicon Valley before it really was known worldwide as an important tech hub.
I happen to be fortunate: I live in San Francisco, and I can afford a $600 phone. Or two of them!
I knew tech was going to be increasingly important in my lifetime, so I focused on it early.
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