Tag Archives: internet

The Web API

Wherever there were Windows PCs in businesses, there’s now the web. Wherever there were peripherals connected to that PC, there’s a need for a new peripheral… just the same, but with a simple web API. Every time you see a dated PC, only running the back-office because of the peripherals hanging off it, there’s a product opportunity. Matt Webb

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Wroblewski’s Theorem

Anything that can be connected to the Internet, will be. Luke Wroblewski

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Internet exceptionalism

Telephones were invented for speaking, and cars were invented for driving, but the Internet was not invented for any single use. That is the source of its value, and certainly of its economic value. It’s why we need to preserve Net neutrality. David Weinberger

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Real people

It’s too overwhelming to remember that at the end of every computer is a real person, a lot like you, whose birthday was last week, who has three best friends but nobody to spoon at night, and is personally affected by what you say. Even if we remember it right now, is it even possible to remember it […]

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Print on demand and hyperlocal data

I received my invite to the beta of Newspaper Club the other day and ever since have been trying to work out exactly which of the many stupid ideas I’ve had are feasible (not many it seems). As luck would have it Brian Suda’s always excellent optional.is has a great post today ruminating on print on demand […]

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