John Battelle's Stumblr

May 23

opencofestivals:

@JohnBattelle doing day 1 wrap. #CMSummit #Openco

opencofestivals:

@JohnBattelle doing day 1 wrap. #CMSummit #Openco

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Sep 16

Why are we stuck in the mindset of the past, Apple? [cid:ADB153BA-8485-4197-8E7D-F75A8F407864]

Why are we stuck in the mindset of the past, Apple? [cid:ADB153BA-8485-4197-8E7D-F75A8F407864]

Sep 12

“Sooner or later, we’ll get to a place where simulating a few billion people—and making them believe they are sentient beings with the ability to control their own destinies—will be as easy as sending a stranger a picture of your genitals on your phone.” — http://www.vice.com/read/whoa-dude-are-we-inside-a-computer-right-now-0000329-v19n9

Aug 19

Sort of not fair but, this is what riding in Marin is like.

Sort of not fair but, this is what riding in Marin is like.

Aug 06

What a lineup! Can’t wait….

What a lineup! Can’t wait….

Jul 20

laughingsquid:

The Internet Flowchart


This is why marketers need to support the Independent web. Because it’s where folks engage.

laughingsquid:

The Internet Flowchart

This is why marketers need to support the Independent web. Because it’s where folks engage.

Jun 10

From my piece Do Not Track Is An Opportunity, Not a Threat

From my piece Do Not Track Is An Opportunity, Not a Threat

May 11

Anonymous asked: I would be interested in getting some hi res photos of sausalito fireworks I am a pyrotech that has worked on that show for 12years now My name is Keith

Not sure I can help, though I did shoot some firewords from Belvedere last July 4

Apr 19

“Give Frodo Baggins a mobile phone and the story of Lord of The Rings gets considerably shorter.” —

Paul Mason. LSE Lecture 30 January 2012 

http://www.scribd.com/paul_mason_01/d/79963708-Mason-Lse-Lecture-Jan-2012

Mar 25

Hi. My Name is James Gross: Facebook's message to marketers: think different -

jamesgross:

Facebook catches a lot of heat in the tech industry. They are Goliath right now and people generally root for David. But this week while I was at Fedeated Media’s Signal conference, I was struck by how impressive Facebook’s ad strategy is and how well, for a tech company, Facebook…