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What I’m Reading Today – Jan 6, 2014 #KevinsDailyReads

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How Zuckerberg “grew up” and took the helms of the $100 advertising company; good read on Facebook‘s mobile monetization (WSJ); An unusually long and human piece for TC – Silicon Valley‘s rise and fall through the past half decade; a tale of immigration, innovation and your smartphones (TechCrunch); “It really isn’t a floor,…

What I’m Reading Today – Jan 5, 2014 #KevinsDailyReads (“Weekend Ed”)

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Two physicists tried to find time travelers on social media – apparently, Stephen Hawking wanted to hold a party for them once (The Atlantic); reminds me of that Safety Not Guaranteed movie – watch it (Rotten Tomatoes); #longform “There are laws against drunk driving, but not against driving with a hangover.” A dive into the ‘hangover’ (New Yorker); “Do…

Jan 2, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads

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And… now we’re done with exciting festive days for a while. Till MLK or something, I suppose. Here’s to another day. I refuse to write about the recent Snapchatdb debacle (it’s everywhere). Google it. Benefits of being a Berkshire Hathaway newspaper company – deep pockets; so far, Buffet has spent ~ $400M…

Jan 1, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads

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Hurray! 2013 has finally come to a close and we get a fresh start for 2014 – from Taipei, a big happy new year wish to everyone (pic: fireworks from Taipei 101). Here’s the first lot of reads for the year. Biggest news in #tech over the past two days…

Dec 29, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads (“Weekend Ed”)

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Hello. Just flew back into Taipei from Penghu from a nice family vacation in a vacation (“vacationception?” as Kameron pointed out). This pic (http://instagram.com/p/igPrRUwn02/) basically highlighted my trip – totally disregards the ridiculous wind all weekend. Hope your weekend is going well too – enjoy the weekend’s reads. The app game –…

Dec 26, 2013 #KevinsDailyRead

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Happy Thursday everyone – now that Christmas is done, get over the Christmas hangover with the hangover sandwich (http://buswk.co/1bVXEVb) with today’s reads. Rap Genius just got whacked by Google; Rap Genius (http://rapgenius.com/), the Andreesson Horowitz backed startup that helps rap fans decode lyric meanings, was caught #growthhacking the search giant’s algorithm; it’s one…

Dec 24, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads

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Happy Tuesday/Merry Christmas Eve everyone! One day till the big “jolly” holiday. As always, I really appreciate the feedback and if there are any particular kinds of articles you want to see more of (or less of), feel free to just tell me. Here’s material (http://bit.ly/1bomOMf) for those family conversations….

Dec 23, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads

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Happy monday everyone – for those on vacation, hope you’re getting a great start to another well-rested week. For those who are working, keep it up – it’s worth it! and here are some reads for when you’re procrastinating. Let’s revisit fiasco over minimum wage – on one hand, current…

Dec 20, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads

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It really just occurred to me today that Chrismas is right around the corner. Jus remember it could be offensive to wish someone “Happy Holidays” (http://bit.ly/1bUWSLn). Here’s today’s reads. My fav #hedgefund SAC Capital’s latest update – another exec convicted (Steinberg, 41); Long-form exposé on what’s been happening with the…

Dec 13, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads

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It’s been a long week. Happy Friday. See you on Sunday for #KevinsDailyReads Weekend Edition Photo of the Day: my good friend Penelope is currently in Netherlands doing research; she put together this beautiful mini-photo book (http://bit.ly/1kDPcz5 & http://bit.ly/1bzrr5G); The big white (elephant?) Ghost in the room – Snapchat; co secured…