The future of communication? WebRTC is a browser plugin for video calls
WebRTC is an open-source standard (spearheaded by Google in 2012 through the World Wide Web Consortium) enabling browsers to make voice or video calls without needing any plug-ins. Using WebRTC, a user can establish a voice or video call by clicking on a button in a browser representing the other endpoint. Is this technology a game changer?
Cdixon blog about an interesting strategy to gain traction
A popular strategy for bootstrapping networks is what I like to call “come for the tool, stay for the network.” The idea is to initially attract users with a single-player tool and then, over time, get them to participate in a network. The tool helps get to initial critical mass. The network creates the long term value for users, and defensibility for the company.
Why you should carry a Notebook?
Pen and paper are meant for each other, and one without the other simply does not work. Adding a pocket notebook to your carry is very easy due to their dimensions, thinness, and flexibility in a pocket. Adding a memo book to your back pocket adds a ton of utility without much bulk. Pocket notebooks are great for a variety of reasons.
Get a Google Earth Pro Account!
Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program that was originally called EarthViewer 3D created by Keyhole, Inc, a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) funded company acquired by Google in 2004. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite imagery, aerial photography and geographic information system (GIS) 3D globe.
10.000 hours with Reid Hoffmann
Ben Casnocha spends a couple of weeks with LinkedIn founder and Silicon Valley legend Reid Hoffmann. He talks about various interesting start-up related topics, such as team- and project management, and tells us "how to play the game right".
Tim Berners Lee on net neutrality in Europe
The web's inventor rallies Europe in support of net neutrality. Tim Berners-Lee issues a timely reminder of the web's founding principles.