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Brian Chesky, CEO of AirBNB:

The stronger the culture, the less corporate process a company needs. When the culture is strong, you can trust everyone to do the right thing. People can be independent and autonomous. They can be entrepreneurial.

scobleizer:

My new sounds:

Gillmor Gang discussed Unified Identity, Mobile and Facebook’s big blue decline.
Occams razor: Action items. Jump to 06:00:00
Steve: Semil, do you buy the idea someone will be successful with Unified Identity, or do you believe as I do watching my daughter for tech information, they don’t give one whit.
Semil Shah: Things may change over time, people who use unbundled services may believe, and Zuckerberg may, that Unified Identity enables reputation and payments. Different graphs to mine arriving at your mobile device.    
Dan Farber: Zuckerberg cannot grow with big blue, recognizes with colonisation, more WhatsApps, he can build an uber graph.
Semil: continues posing questions on mobile identity - 
Kevin Marks: picks up…  
Keith: continues about multiple Auths, or an Unified Identity platform to plug into. 

Gillmor Gang discussed Unified Identity, Mobile and Facebook’s big blue decline.

Occams razor: Action items. Jump to 06:00:00

Steve: Semil, do you buy the idea someone will be successful with Unified Identity, or do you believe as I do watching my daughter for tech information, they don’t give one whit.

Semil Shah: Things may change over time, people who use unbundled services may believe, and Zuckerberg may, that Unified Identity enables reputation and payments. Different graphs to mine arriving at your mobile device.    

Dan Farber: Zuckerberg cannot grow with big blue, recognizes with colonisation, more WhatsApps, he can build an uber graph.

Semil: continues posing questions on mobile identity - 

Kevin Marks: picks up…  

Keith: continues about multiple Auths, or an Unified Identity platform to plug into. 

Too many founders have sacrificed the WHY in the process of speeding up the WHAT and HOW.

French economist Thomas Piketty has written an extraordinarily important book. Open-minded readers will surely find themselves unable to ignore the evidence and arguments he has brought to bear… 

French economist Thomas Piketty has written an extraordinarily important book. Open-minded readers will surely find themselves unable to ignore the evidence and arguments he has brought to bear… 

(Source: ft.com)

The question today is: has lock in (due to social network power) become so powerful that power users can’t leave, even if they’re tired of being treated like people who marketers seem to believe want something too-simple* and dumb? Without a doubt, networks yearn to be bigger and more inclusive. The challenge is to do that without losing what made them work.

Seth’s Blog: You are not the lowest common denominator

In other words: To what degree can a social networking tool enable personal and brand social networks to scale?

(via abnerg)