Tag: General

Blog Caste System

Change is Good has a really great post today about types of bloggers. S/he compares bloggers to the caste system of social orientation. From the post:“How to become one: There is almost no way to become a Brahmin Blogger unless…

Clifford Geertz: RIP

Clifford Geertz died on the 30th. He will be remembered as a great anthropologist. I first read “The Interpretation of Cultures” in the 80’s and it greatly influenced my thinking on how societies use symbols and how those symbols are…

Creating the Multiverse

Patrick Cox has a great article up talking about how Netscape created the conditions for the modern web and how the next big thing is 3D worlds. I wrote my masters thesis on Virtual Reality in 1990 and created one…

NBC's Jeff Zucker: Change Agent

Big changes are afoot at NBC; layoffs, consolidation and a push torward digital media. Tell us why Jeff: “You have to think about the tremendous changes that are taking place in the media landscape,” said Jeff Zucker, chief executive of…

PopSugar Raises $5m

Via TechCrunch, PopSugar has closed on a $5m round lead by Sequoia Investments. From TechCrunch: “Blog network Sugar Publishing (the most popular blog in the network is PopSugar) has raised “around $5 million” in a Series A round investment from…