Justin Hartfield founded an Irvine, California-based company, Weedmaps, that I came to find out is considered the "Yelp of Cannabis."
It's a fascinating debate, a fascinating time, one that mirrors much of what's already happened in the music industry, in journalism, art and photography; even online news aggregation. And, as in all revolutionary movements, the paradigm is shifting, to use a weary phrase.
You don't want it to happen. You fool yourself into thinking that it won't. But then it does: Your app or site goes down.
Is Amazon a disruptor because of its size? Or is its size a result of previously stifled innovation?
For the first time in known history an algorithm has been given a seat on a corporate board of directors. I always suspected that algorithms would take over the world, but this is an unexpected development.
Having a child with autism was a significant concern of mine prior to the birth of my first child Alexis back in January 2006. But then, on April 10, 2008 cancer knocked on our door and without an invitation took up residence in our then 27-mont-old daughter Alexis. Mr. Alan, do you still wish your kids had cancer?
While the concerns that many proponents of strong net neutrality rules hold may seem sensible, the truth is that pursuing draconian regulations in a knee-jerk reaction is simply unnecessary and could potentially hamper future innovation.
All three Hachette titles on last week's rankings took a spill, with one -- David Baldacci's The Target -- dropping out of the top ten.
Will the cover be "me?" More importantly, will it honestly represent the emotions and story I've put on the page and attract readers?
In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the w...
To be fair, I am an Amazon supporter. An early, early user. A Kindle type (app, though, not device any longer). A believer that they should raise prices... you get the point. But, I now put them in the Google category. They scare me.
The tide is finally turning on the negative press that has helped to depress Apple's stock.
While it may seem as if this is a private custody battle between two parental behemoths, the potential impact of the Amazon/Hachette battle is greater than many of us may realize. And until it is resolved, and possibly long after the fact, it stands to damage those most vulnerable readers.
Amazon Sells Electronics, More Groceries and Clothes, Less Media Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of buyer shopping p...
In their first joint interview, Holly, as her friends call her and her husband and business partner, Mike Ward reveal the details of the project they've been keeping hush-hush for months.
Despite its ongoing feud with Amazon, Hachette continues to boast a strong presence on this week's list. One reason is that the e-tailer has so far proven reluctant to extend the pricing tactics it's applied to Hachette print titles to the publisher's ebooks.