Better late than never, Merry Christmas & Happy...
First, I would like to apologize for the insensitive lateness nature of this post. Been pretty occupied with, well, things. Nevertheless, DailySocial team would like to wish our readers and friends a very-very merry Christmas and of course a happy new year holiday! May the holiday brings all joy and happiness to all of you. On a sidenote, it’s been an amazing year for Dailysocial team,...
A little discussion on developing for BlackBerry... →
Between Aulia Masna (DailySocial), Aria Rajasa (Gantibaju.com), Michael Smith Jr. (Yahoo!), and Leo Laksmana (Visa)
Top Ten Reasons Why Large Companies Fail To Keep... →
Eric Jackson on Forbes put together a list of ten reasons why top talents would leave large companies despite receiving substantial salaries. These reasons may sound obvious to some but often large companies can be oblivious to these, refuses acknowledgement, or for some reason unable to meet the conditions. When you think about it, some of the reasons apply to just any company, not just large...
James Altucher on Accidental Entrepreneurs →
Many of the most successful companies today began as a struggling startup. Many of them never got to their feet until years down the line and some of them were forced to become what they are today out of necessities. Altucher calls these accidental startups. Accidents happen. My two best investments at the moment are two accidents. They started as one thing, and after much agony later, ended up...
Facebook Founder Zuckerberg Visits Vietnam For... →
Startup or Pokemon? →
Give it a shot. It can be pretty difficult for some people.
We Have Discount for DEMO Asia 2012 →
Our team managed to secure a 5% discount for DS readers who wants to attend DEMO ASIA 2012 in Singapore! Here’s the discount code we’ve set up exclusively for DailySocial readers: DSN32D You can register at http://demoasia.flickevents.com/attendee with the discount code. The discount code is applicable to all ticket categories!
Questionnaire Tentang Niat Terhadap Online Payment... →
Help this guy and fill out this survey on e-commerce in Indonesia.
The Values-Driven Startup →
Dave Kasheng on GigaOm: Entrepreneurs, I invite you to start asking yourselves new questions. What vision of the future truly inspires you? What values and principles do you want to live by? What will allow you and your team to flourish? In the words of philosopher Howard Thurman, “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people...
12 business lessons from rock stars
1. Be as unique as KISS 2. Be as consistent as AC/DC 3. Be as hated as Nickelback 4. Be as PR-savvy as the Sex Pistols 5. Be as gracious as the Grateful Dead 6. Be as focused as Bob Marley 7. Be as human as The Beach Boys 8. Be as brave as Johnny Cash 9. Be more humble than Axl Rose 10. Be as true as Bob Dylan 11. Be as rare as Led Zeppelin 12. Be an experience like Jimmy Buffett ...
Dear government, just give us good internet. We’ll create the company...– @hfz
Tech startups need non-techies to succeed →
Ndubuisi Ekekwe for Harvard Business Review It’s not always the core technology that’s responsible for success; it’s the execution of other tangential aspects that we often take for granted. You can have the best tech team on earth, but you need someone who can also invent market success. Most times, those people are not techies. That’s why start-up founders need to look...
Why you should move that button 3px to the left →
Braden Kowitz When we’re happy, using an interface feels like play. The world looks like a puzzle, not a battle. So when we get confused, we’re more likely to explore and find other paths to success. There’s a whole book on this topic: Emotional Design by Don Norman. But here’s the important bit: Getting design details right can create positive emotional states that actually make products...
thepersonalnetwork: Our Co-Founder and CEO Dave Morin discussing Path 2 this week with Loic Le Meur in Paris at Le Web.
Why is Android laggy; while iOS, Windows Phone 7,... →
Andrew Munn, a 3rd year undergraduate student at University of Waterloo and an intern for Android and Windows Phone 7 team, tries to explain why Android can’t be smooth, as other mobile OS platform. The reason, he concluded, mostly related with the way Android renders the UI. It’s not GC pauses. It’s not because Android runs bytecode and iOS runs native code. It’s because on iOS all UI...
Information Arbitrage: Tough love →
informationarbitrage: For me, investing in seed stage companies has never been about making money: it has been about passion. Passion for the mission. Passion for the founders. Passion for those in and around the company. Yes, making money is always the hope but not the objective function I’m solving for.
I’d say that in about half of my business conversations, I have almost no idea...– Dan Pallotta (via I Don’t Understand What Anyone Is Saying Anymore)
Social, Digital and Mobile in Indonesia →
WeAreSocial, a social media agency from Singapore recently published an infographic about Indonesia’s digital scene. Via @pennolson