In the intensely competitive start-up scene here, success is as much about who you know as what you know. “Make sure to spend some time after the talk getting to know the people around you,” he [Mr. Systrom, Instagram co-founder] told his audience.
I feel really grateful to the people who encouraged me and helped me develop. Nobody can succeed on their own.
There was a time, not long ago, when you could sum up each company quite neatly: Apple made consumer electronics, Google ran a search engine, Amazon was a web store, and Facebook was a social network. How quaint that assessment seems today.
Great #longread about the tech “Fab Four” and what the future holds (via @brainpicker)
And of course, I’ve already tried physics, ballet, Balanchine (very interesting), etc. Needless to say, don’t try it on the office or while working or you are bound to start procrastinating here!
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