Has the Internet become better at mediating change? It’s a good question, and the exploration of the topic by Jane Hu for The New Yorker is even better. This should be on one of your must-reads for the weekend. (In relation to this piece, I would recommend this report from Brookings. More than half of … Continue reading What is worth reading this weekend
When I look back upon my journey as a photographer, it can easily be summed up by the words of Jonathan Swift. “Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.” The journey has been about learning the basics of image-making. It also has been a communion with the camera, and what we can do together. … Continue reading Imagined Landscapes
Long before the pandemic made in-person coffee conversations a nostalgic memory, I was chatting with a friend about the increased frequency with which large technology companies copied their rivals. Microsoft was quick to imitate Slack with Teams. Instagram ripped off Snap Stories and brazenly acknowledged that in its initial announcement. And today, Facebook-owned IG announced … Continue reading What do Instagram & TikTok have to do with Asparagus?
I didn’t have the luxury to study the fine arts in college. I didn’t go to journalism school. So all my writing skills were acquired by osmosis and practice. I would voraciously read books — all types of books. From noir to travel to classics — everything that I could find in my local library. … Continue reading Pete Hamill, RIP
The Information this morning reported that Headspin, a network performance software provider, restated its revenues — down from $100 million annual recurring revenue to $15 million ARR after an internal audit. It had fired its co-founder and CEO, Manish Lachani. Headspin was also returning $95 million, a hefty chunk of capital it had raised during … Continue reading Cooking the books