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Yelp – Please Know Yourself

What is Yelp? From Yelp itself, it’s “Our purpose: To connect people with great local businesses“. This sounds good to me. So when I visited the Yelp home page today to…connect with a great local business, I saw this screen with a great photo. It looked like a great place to go and thus intrigued, […]

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Looking at Eugene Wei’s Invisible Asymptotes

Invisible asymptotes, a recent blog post from Eugene Wei dissecting social networks, product design philosophy, and the celling for Amazon, is tremendous. I spent 7 years in Vietnam growing multiple social networks to millions of users, and thus developed a philosophy about how people engage with each other changes generationally and how new social networks […]

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Trying out LucidCam and the YouTube VR180 Format

I’ve been playing with a LucidCam recently as part of my work. LucidCam’s is a really easy way to start taking 180 degree VR content, both with photos and videos. Just turn it on, choose a media mode, and then point and press the “shutter” button to shoot. There’s no viewfinder, though you can enable […]

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Thanks Google! You Know Me So Well…

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The Easy Guide to Privacy Protection and Ad Blocking

I have talked about Ad Blocking and the future of advertising in the past. But if you are tired of being tracked and want to stop all those crazy auto-playing video ads, pop-under ads, and just do not feel right with companies understanding what you are doing in aggregate, what can you do about it? […]