You Can Already Code—You Just Don’t Know It Yet
When someone tells you they code, it’s as if they’re calling you from inside the world’s most exclusive club. It’s probably a pretty great…
On 20 April, 1964, a man stepped up to the dock to defend both himself and the nine other men with whom he was being tried. But instead of testifying and being cross-examined as was usual, he, along with the others, decided that he would make a speech — a speech that would put the state that accused them on trial itself. That man was Nelson Mandela, and the speech he gave was one of the greatest speeches ever made.
It was nearing the end of an exhausting but fantastic Founders Forum, and the sight of the first beers of the evening being opened had drawn both me and Henry Lane Fox to the bar. We quickly got talking about the Founders Pledge, which David Goldberg had launched on the main stage earlier that day. I said I thought it was a great idea.
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How the worlds of music and tech are bleeding into one
Snoop Dogg brought out his latest album, Bush, the other week. But if you were keeping an eye out for it in the kinds of places album releases are usually trumpeted, you’d have been forgiven for missing it.
Because Snoop didn’t go for the traditional music outlets…
On March 18th, 2012, Deadmau5 had just finished a 22-hour live streaming session. He’d come up with an instrumental track he liked, and posted it on Soundcloud for his fans.
What happened next is a case study in how the internet is changing the creative process.
Product Hunt just sent their mailing list a new collection of products. Only these aren’t products. They’re songs. The best songs of 2014, to be precise — curated by industry professionals.
And this is potentially a big hint about the future of Product Hunt.