Frank Ocean, Kardashians & Climate Change: Remembering To Grok

It was sad to learn about the passing of a former colleague – Jimmy Guterman – a veteran journalist who worked for Forbes when I worked there and later he joined The Industry Standard, where he was responsible for a blog/newsletter hybrid, Media Grok. Sharp writing, excellent curation and great insights made it a must read, not just among us tech writers but also amongst hundreds of thousands who subscribed to the publication. It sifted through tech stories, and pieces together a great narrative – who scored a scoop and who had something smart to say about a hit story. Continue reading “Frank Ocean, Kardashians & Climate Change: Remembering To Grok”

How to win friends & buy influence in Washington DC: Google edition

The Wall Street Journal recently published a report based on accidentally released documents about FTC’s two-year investigation into Google. The 160-page document concluded that Google’s “conduct has resulted—and will result—in real harm to consumers and to innovation in the online search and advertising markets.” I am sure Yelp and others would agree with that conclusion, and are … Continue reading How to win friends & buy influence in Washington DC: Google edition