If you managed to stay offline over the weekend, there’s a good chance you woke up this morning with a nagging thought in the back of your mind: “What phenomenal reports and journalistic essays did I miss over the last few days?”
Well fellow tech-fiend, fear not. As always, The Next Web is here with a roundup of the best news, features and in-depth reports from the last two days. Grab a coffee, sit back and enjoy. Your emails can wait.
- 7 key ingredients for a powerful Twitter bio
- A month at Y Combinator: What it’s like after you’ve been accepted
- Why we crave human-curated playlists
- 10 must-ask questions to supercharge your leadership
Even more good reads…
A new era of tech events has begun
We’re back in New York this November for the 4th edition of our growth-focused technology event.
News was a little quiet over the weekend, so we’ve got even more features and opinion pieces to dig your teeth into…
- Why Twitter’s new analytics could turn us all into stat-hungry engagement addicts
- Productivity vs. Distraction: Should you block social media at work?
- How we increased our activation rate from 2% to 30% in 10 steps
- Disruption? Not if you are making the same people rich…
From beyond The Next Web
- Amazon, a Friendly Giant as Long as It’s Fed [The New York Times]
- Google Prepping Play Store Update That’s One Step Closer To Material With Beautiful New Listing UI [Android Police]
- Lyft’s failure-to-launch party [The Verge]
- Surprise Snapchat experiment shares stories from the World Cup final [The Verge]
- Hardware Is The New Software [TechCrunch]
- The software design trends that we love to hate [Ars Technica]
- Why Apple’s Swift Language Will Instantly Remake Computer Programming [Wired]
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