Author Archives: Parker Short

The New China Strategy

A shift in web traffic over the next five years means that web startups will have to start thinking globally. Continue reading

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The Problem with Location-Based Services

Some thoughts on what Location-based services should do to become relevant to the mainstream. Continue reading

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The problem with privacy

Online privacy is eroding naturally, Facebook is just pushing it to erode faster than it’s natural state. Continue reading

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MBA’s and Startups

Great article about the ongoing “does an MBA help you in a startup?” debate. Basically says that MBAs are good for people who did something technical in undergrad. What about those of us who did business as an undergrad though? … Continue reading

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Facebook vs. Google

I remember this past Christmas I mentioned to some relatives that Google sees services like Facebook and Twitter as competitors. The response was a universal “huh?”. I told them that you’re getting information from them both, and that makes them … Continue reading

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The Marketer’s Dilemma

This is a video from The Story of Stuff that was released for World Water Day (3.22.10). It gives a brief overview of some of the problems surrounding the developed world’s obsession with bottled water. We buy tons of the … Continue reading

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The Real Winner of Super Bowl Ads

Super Bowl ads are a great tradition that go along with the big game. They just aren’t effective. Continue reading

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