Sean Gourley, who cofounded Quid is one of my favorite people and we often catch up for a coffee and an unstructured conversations about virtually anything, though often it is about data and its role in our contemporary lives. Yesterday, however we met to commiserate about the respective spankings our cricket teams received at the … Continue reading LinkedIn & Zynga & a tale of two hired guns
Computers are for people. [Jason Kottke] The reading brain in the digital age: the science of paper versus screens. [Scientific American] Why we hate the new tech boom. [Salon] The “Breaking Bad” School. [The Economist] 3 reasons why comparisons between Zynga and King are flawed. [Eric Seufert] Microsoft directors have a lot of explaining to … Continue reading What I am reading today
“(My wife Alison and) I have worked our ass off for last five years and are staying with it, every day. There are so many staging points for the entrepreneurs — highs and lows. You have to stay with it.” Zynga’s CEO & Founder Mark Pincus. Continue reading Entrepreneur Lesson #1: Stay with it
….have to be constantly learning. If you don’t learn something new every week, you lose your edge and in the end you lose. You need to be aware of that in order to adapt as a CEO…. Zynga CEO Mark Pincus, in a conversation with me, that was published earlier this week.