What I’m reading and finding for December 14th 2011 through December 17th 2011:
- Why Heather Matters « Uncrunched-
TechCrunch CEO Heather Harde announced her departure today.
I’m so angry.
Drift back to the end of 2006. TechCrunch was a year and a half old. My hobby had turned into a business. Federated Media was selling our standard ads and sent a small check every month. Nik Cubrilovic had “invented” the notion of a 125 pixel square ad that we’d sell for a flat rate, which was an unqualified success and was quickly copied by everyone else. We had enough money to have a staff, and things were looking pretty show all text
- Stop Online Piracy Act Vote Delayed | Threat Level | Wired.com-
Rep. Jason Chaffetz. Photo J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press
(This post was updated at 2:55 p.m. EST to reflect new hearing date set for Wednesday.)
The House Judiciary Committee considering whether to send the Stop Online Piracy Act to the House floor abruptly adjourned Friday with no new vote date set — a surprise given that the bill looked certain to pass out of committee.
The committee’s chairman and chief sponsor of the legislation, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), agreed to further explore a show all text
- From Twitter – RT @sggrcLATEST TWEETDECK AIR version http://t.co/EARyzVrb Thanks to @rmdarcherfor tracking it down for us all who need to go back!
- Fox News Live – Video – Fox News-
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- The Real Story Behind Apple’s ‘Think Different’ Campaign – Forbes-
VideoImage via Wikipedia This post was written by Rob Siltanen, chairman and chief creative officer at Siltanen & Partners. Apple’s remarkable rise, coupled with Steve Jobs’ recent death, has prompted quite a few people to reflect on the historical impact of the “Think Different” ad campaign and the “To the crazy ones” commercial [...]
- SAY Media Acquires Tech Blog ReadWriteWeb | Adweek-
SAY Media has acquired popular tech blog ReadWriteWeb. Founded in 2003 by Richard MacManus, ReadWriteWeb became one of the most-respected news sites in the tech world, establishing a voice that’s often more serious and in-depth than its competitors.
- Louis CK: Live at the Beacon Theater-