Paul Carr. You either hate him. You either love him. Immensely. He's smart. He's a geek. He's arrogant. He's rash. He's extremely talented. He's daring (technically, got some balls). Formerly a writer at TechCrunch, left TC, and now is back with his corporation, The New Gambit - its a weekly 'direct-to-the-tab' news magazine. In Paul's words,… Continue reading Paul Carr is back. With a new ‘Weekly Direct-to-the-Tab’ Magazine.
Steve Jobs founded Apple at 20. Made it a multi-billion $ company by 30. Got too egoistic. Lost vision. Got fired at 30. From his own company, ignominiously. Did he die out in the wild? No, he didn't. As history tells us, he came back even stronger, steered Apple Inc. to become the most valuable… Continue reading Be Brave. Be Hungry. Be Humble. Not an Idiot.
Acquisitions usually don't work out. This one didn't as well. Technically, with Mike Arrington gone and now Paul Carr leaving as well, all the 'happening' and 'exciting' stories of TechCrunch are a thing of the past. Only good guy left there is MG Siegler, and am sure, he must be under loads of pressure right now.… Continue reading Mike, start a new Tech Blog. We can call it “TechFries” or “TechMunch”.
Arianna Huffington had called him "an unpaid blogger" at TechCrunch. Earlier today at TC Disrupt, when Arrington came onstage, he stripped off his shirt and had a green Tee on. "UNPAID BLOGGER" it said. Catch the live recording interview of Reid Hoffman on TC Disrupt with Mike wearing his green t-shirt. 🙂 For those of… Continue reading Arrington’s “UNPAID BLOGGER” Green T-shirt is a HIT
Some excellent hacks are taking place at this year's TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon 2011 @ SF; you can check out the live recordings on TC site. But definitely one of the best has been "Let's Drink Tonight" which has a simple but excellent use - you feeling bored, wanna go out, but don't know whom to… Continue reading Let’s Drink Tonight – awesome hack at TechCrunch Hackathon 2011
If you're a TechCrunch fan, dude, you know what I mean. If you ain't and this all sounds Greek to you - well, here's a recap in a few words: There was a guy called Michael Arrington, who's one of the most prolific bloggers/writers/entrepreneurs/VC investors in our current times (contrary to a few on the… Continue reading Why Arrington leaving AOL can hurt AOL Bad?
A life-long career in Digital Marketing, quintessentially, Social Media realm - marketing, strategy formulation, community management, new media technologies can be a very satisfying one, emotionally and monetarily. But are YOU cut out for such a career option - is the million dollar question. During my work ex with a few companies - big and… Continue reading Are You Cut Out for a Career in Social Media? (Updated)