Random, But Interesting

  • Mobile Gets a Back Button

    … I just opened an email on my phone. It was from a fellow I don’t know, inviting me to an event I’d never heard of. Intrigued, I clicked on the fellow’s LinkedIn, which was part of his email signature. That link opened the LinkedIn app on my phone. In the fellow’s LI feed was another link, this one to a tweet he had mentioned in his feed…

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  • The Streaming Conundrum: Forgetting What I Heard

    … Once upon a time, I’d read the yearly lists of “best albums” from folks like Rick Webb or Marc Ruxin, and immediately head over to the iTunes store for a music-buying binge. Afterwards, I’d listen happily to my new music for days on end, forging new connections between the bands my pals had suggested and my own life experiences. It usually took…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 17 readers -
  • Dear Microsoft. I Want To Use Office 365. But…

    … would redirect to this: Pretty easy, and even if you don’t have a Google account, you see this: Better, but still not great. So I wondered what it’s like at, say, DropBox. Ah, yes. That’s the ticket. Microsoft, you have a lot to learn about living on the web. …

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 22 readers -
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