Lesenswerte Artikel 1. Oktober 2010

Lesenswerte Analysen, Hintergrundberichte und interessante News:

  • TripAdvisor cuts through clutter with Reviews at a Glance "For hotels that have at least 50 reviews, Reviews at Glance captures the most frequently used phrases in that hotel’s reviews and makes it easier for the user to read a variety of user comments about that aspect of the hotel."
  • Google Shortcut-Dienst offen für alle
  • Disqus Mobile: Moderate on the go "Today we’re announcing a set of mobile apps on Android, iPhone (iOS), and webOS to help you achieve this. These apps are simple to use, lightweight, and battery efficient." Android jetzt, iOS und webOS folgen.
  • 2 New Tools for the Backend of Location-Based Apps
  • Did Peter Thiel Make The Single Best Investment In History? "In 2005, Peter Thiel paid $500,000 for a 10% stake in Facebook.
    Today, with Facebook's estimated value topping $33 billion, his stake is worth between $2-3 billion. That's a 6,000x return on his capital in 5 years."
  • Live Shopping: Twitter beendet @earlybird Aktionen wieder "Fazit: Mit nur mäßig attraktiven Angeboten tut sich selbst der reichweitenstärkste Dienst schwer, eine Fanbasis aufbauen."
  • Five Months In, 2 Million Websites Using Facebook’s New Social Plugins "That’s impressive considering the number was 50,000 only five months ago. Facebook’s new social plugins,which include a ‘Like’ button for the web and an array of other widgets, were launched at f8 in April."
  • Qwiki Wins TechCrunch Disrupt: Information Consumption To Be Disrupted "Qwiki climbed above the rest by offering a new way to consume information: text, audio, video, and images melded together in a seamless interface, generating a dynamic movie of whatever you search for."
  • Silicon Valley's Disruption Deficit Disorder "If I had to guess, I'd say that a 21st century ventureconomy, just like other 21s century industries, will be built atop markets, networks, and communities. Ask yourself: why aren't there transparent markets for venture finance (like, for example a futures market, to let risk be shared, pooled, and spread)? Liquid networks to let resources be shared, pooled, and remixed amongst aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned investors? Transparent, self-organizing communities to pool, aggregate, and filter knowledge, access, and even investment ideas? The real question for Silicon Valley is this: who can think beyond "funds," "product," "revenues," and "scale"? Who can move beyond merely making another clubby oligopoly and structurally reshape the ventureconomy, with the liquid, open, transparent, accessible, reconfigurable markets, networks, and communities that spark the reconception of companies, jobs, funds, bottom lines, IPOs, and boards (to name just a few) and as we know them?"
  • Die deutschen Flattr-Charts im September
  • Tschüss Futurezone This makes me a sad panda.

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About Marcel Weiß

Marcel Weiß, Jahrgang 1979, ist Gründer und Betreiber von neunetz.com.
Er ist Diplom-Kaufmann, lebt in Berlin und ist seit 2007 als Analyst der Internetwirtschaft aktiv. Er arbeitet als (Senior) Strategy Analyst bei Exciting Commerce, schreibt für verschiedene Publikationen, unterrichtet als Gastdozent an der Popakademie Mannheim und hält Vorträge zu Themen der digitalen Wirtschaft. Mehr zum Autor.
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