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Clinton's cheapskate campaign

From office supplies to travel rules, the message to Hillary’s troops is clear: Pinch pennies this time.<p>By the time she dropped out of the presidential race in June 2008, Hillary Clinton had lent her campaign $13 million and owed almost as much in debts to various consultants.<p>This time around, the …

Government

Is Our Addiction To Tragedy On Social Media Inspiring Violence?

If terrorism requires an audience, then the recent mainstream adoption of social media may be giving violent actors a bigger stage than ever before. There are many reasons people lash out at the world, but I don’t think it’s unreasonable to suggest that becoming the center of attention could be a …

A Non-Negotiator’s Guide to Negotiating

For most of my life, I was a terrible negotiator. I accepted lowball offers, I never demanded the raises I deserved, and I overpaid for everything. I …

Self-help

When Things Don’t Work Out

I have said many times that early stage VC is a lot like baseball, if you get a hit one out of every three times, you are headed to the hall of fame. …

How to do anything

March 28, 2013<p>Many people, when faced with doing something new that they know nothing about, won’t ever get started. The project seems too daunting …

San Francisco

Future Overview

Throughout the ages, architecture and building design have dramatically evolved. Although elements of history are usually included in today’s …

Architecture

Foursquare’s API Is A Pillar Of The Mobile App Ecosystem

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jonathan Barouch is the founder and CEO of location-based startup Roamz, developer of social media business product Local Measure. Follow him on Twitter @jbarouch.</i><p>Foursquare has become entrenched in the fabric of the local web, providing an API that delivers common good for …

Big Data Could Cripple Facebook

So there’s this startup called SmogFarm, which does big-data sentiment analysis, “pulse of the planet” stuff. I spotted them last year, and now they’ve got an actual product with an actual business model up and running in private beta: KredStreet, “The Social Stock Trader Rankings,” which performs …

BlackBerry’s Android Bet Is Paying Off

BlackBerry’s App World now touts 100,000 BB10 applications. An impressive number for a platform just months old. But out of those 100,000 applications, roughly 20% are Android apps, simply ported over rather than being coded specifically for BlackBerry 10.<p>This is a win for BlackBerry. It’s a big …