[I’m Reading] single-purpose apps work far better than single-purpose desktop websites

This is from Benedict Evans’ Mobile Newsletter No. 48. The comment is about Facebook’s launch of its “Paper” app; emphasis mine: Facebook launched a new combined newsfeed and ‘clipboard-like news aggregator, ‘Paper’. This is the first output from Facebook Labs, which aims to produce more standalone apps. Paper is an interesting attempt to make Facebook’s […]

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[I’m Reading] single-purpose apps work far better than single-purpose desktop websites

This is from Benedict Evans’ Mobile Newsletter No. 48. The comment is about Facebook’s launch of its “Paper” app; emphasis mine: Facebook launched a new combined newsfeed and ‘clipboard-like news aggregator, ‘Paper’. This is the first output from Facebook Labs, which aims to produce more standalone apps. Paper is an interesting attempt to make Facebook’s […]

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[SQAS] Mobile + email = are we really ready for this?

Posts labelled [SQAS] (as in Stats, Quotes, Anecdotes, Snippets) will feature nuggets of information and insight. These are the kinds of things I save in Evernote because I’m a digital hoarder because they make for great bullet points in presentations and quality soundbites. The numbers are in, and they are clear: a majority of emails […]

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"Networks beat utilities in the age when everyone is connected to everyone else."

“Networks beat utilities in the age when everyone is connected to everyone else.” – A VC: Utilities vs Networks

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