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★ Tessa Horehled’s Trip Around The World

An acquaintance of mine (but someone I follow on Twitter) is taking 3 months off, leaving Atlanta and traveling around Europe: 01 Jun – Atlanta > Barcelona 04 Jun – Barcelona > New York (Speaking at Internet Week) 08 Jun – New York > Barcelona (Resume voyage) 22 Jun – Barcelona > (layover in Paris) …

★ Valley-Hype Meets Real World Hype

Alexia Tsotsis: So it turns out that almost nobody wants people to check out their purchases. And also that just adding a social element to a feature isn’t enough to make it useful. The lessons of user adoption are sometimes learned the hard way. Thus is the story of the failure of Blippy, a product that …

★ The End of The World – May 21st, 2011

I was going to say something on this blog but an op-ed piece at SFGate.com said it so much better: My favorite excerpt Maybe we’ve been going at it all wrong. Maybe if there’s one thing we’ve should have learned by now about the Rapture, about the end of everything, it’s this: It’s a slow …

★ “Apple to launch new MacBook Air in June-July”

Digitimes (they’re usually completely wrong): The Taiwan-based supply chain for Apple products will begin shipments of new 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch MacBook Air models featuring Sandy Bridge platform and Thunderbolt interface in late May for launch in June or July, according to makers in the supply chain. While Apple’s PR representatives in Taiwan have neither confirmed …