[TV Review] “Orange Is The New Black” - Season 3

The Pitch: Season 3 begins with Director Caputo's new regime in place which appears to be kinder and gentler than the women are used to and some of the staff begin to become disillusioned. Later; a bed bug infestation causes tempers to flare, Norma (Annie Golden) gains new followers, Daya (Dascha…

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Renewing my Kindle

I’ve bought my first Kindle back in 2011, during my internship in San Francisco. I knew I wanted to get back into reading and the advances of eInk as well as the convenience of being to carry hundreds of books in such a small device made it incredibly attractive for me. I’ve been really happy wit…

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Quick thoughts on Growth and the Digital Digest podcast

From Kai Brach at Offscreen Magazine: There is a saying that you only need 1000 true fans to make a living from your work. Going through my reader database I can recognise almost all of my ‘true fans’ because we are in touch regularly via email, Twitter, Instagram or in real life when we finally mee…

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Millennials & Early-Onset Nostalgia

From Digiday: This generation is far more in touch with previous generations’ styles and tastes and there’s elements of a greater sense of discovery. While the article talks more in depth about using nostalgia as a marketing tactic to target millenials (for brands that, you know, were seen as coo…

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Project Lightning: Twitter x Real-Time Events

From Buzzfeed: Project Lightning will bring event-based curated content to the Twitter platform, complete with immersive and instant-load photos and videos and the ability to embed those experiences across the Web — and even in other apps. Twitter is finally focusing on owning events with an e…

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Twitter, Google, and Chris Sacca...

So... In case you missed it, Chris Sacca, one of the biggest investors in Silicon Valley, and the biggest investor/shareholder of Twitter has published an amazing memo about his portfolio company. The post, titled “What Twitter can be” is a full-fledged essay, peaking at 8500 words. But it still man…

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