Boing Boing’s Xeni Jardin posts a letter from dot-com-era entrepreneur Josh Harris in which he criticizes The New York Times for knowingly promoting his company Pseudo.com even though it was "a fake company."
Actually, Media Mob isn’t clear on what Mr. Harris is charging—or why he’s bothering, since most of the references are Read More
Instructions for the interested: Go to http://www.WeLiveInPublic.com. There you will see Josh Harris, sleeping in the master bedroom of his magnificent Soho loft. You will see his cat, Neuffy, jump onto the bed and curl up at his feet. I see him, too, though I’m a few blocks away, watching him on Read More
Why, asked Marc Singer, doesn’t anyone write about the difference “between companies that were trying to take advantage of the euphoria” and the other companies that “were working for the long haul and products they believed in”?
Mr. Singer, founder of a Silicon Alley firm ToggleThis, which designs e-mail marketing campaigns with cute animated Read More
It’s not so easy being a pornographer. Elements of pornography have long been legit in the art scene, and it’s practically a compulsory course of study in graduate schools. And porn is, of course, a standout business model for the Internet. But the hard part about being a pornographer is the human factor. That’s what Read More
If the Internet is like the TV business, then we are now in 1945 or so. That was when TV began to look like a legitimate medium-but most people working in radio did not believe it would ever become dominant.
Meet Jon Klein. At 41 years old, Mr. Klein, the No. 2 guy in the Read More