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Thoughts on national, digital and personal identity

Thoughts on national, digital and personal identity

Our modern identities are changing amidst globalization and technological shifts - and this often leaves us in personal turmoil and confusion. As someone who has immigrated to two different countries and has seen the rise of the web from a young age, the concept of identity is one I think about and wrestle with quite a bit. 

In this somewhat personal post, I explore how identity is evolving.


The beginning of the end for anonymous apps

The beginning of the end for anonymous apps

Today, Secret announced it is shutting down. Anonymity is an important aspect of the web, but it has always created challenges for companies that require it - especially when they are venture-backed. Secret rose in Silicon Valley popularity very quickly and it has fallen from grace even faster.

What does this mean for anonymous apps? 


There is No Such Thing as a “Lost Year for Tech”

There is No Such Thing as a “Lost Year for Tech”

Some thoughts (about Quartz article claiming 2013 was a "lost year for tech"), a couple of megatrends and eight startups to watch in 2014


Social Media Mistakes Are Symptoms of Flawed Brand Strategie

Social Media Mistakes Are Symptoms of Flawed Brand Strategie

Tragedy will always be around us, but hopefully brands will stop trying to leverage such tragedies for their own benefit. 

When in doubt, think about this: If you're not going to add value (to your audience), it's best to say absolutely nothing.


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