A response to Scott Adams of Dilbert and some successful guys I interacted with on Twitter on the topic of entrepreneurship. My take: Entrepreneurship is a wonderful thing, but let's not prescribe or fetishize it.
With all the hubbub about why you should you learn to code, should you? Definitely maybe. I argue that the motivations behind learning to code should not be much different from learning Powerpoint or Excel to the extent that your career demands.
A response to the debate on "An MBA is a worthwhile investment for those looking to join or create a tech startup" on Boston.com. My take: You'd have to be either naïve or extremely risky to go get an MBA with the sole intention of joining or creating a tech startup. Smart MBA applicants are wiser than that.
My theory: Teens eschew Facebook and Twitter for Instagram, Tumblr, Snapchat and other apps not because they're a new, different generation, but because they don't yet have much of an identity to boast of.
The quasi-best-practice of conveying that your app will "never, ever post anything to Facebook without your permission" is indicative of a problem Facebook needs to solve. My solution: Silent Connect.
What app makers can learn from snack makers, via a terrific New York Times Magazine piece on the snack food industry.
Some time ago I stopped publishing my blog at jonathanlibov.com. That blog was a great way for me to document my move to Israel and adjustment to life here. Since then I've developed a number of sketchy, ill-informed opinions about the world, in particular the world of tech, and it wouldn't amount to a real set of opinions if I didn't post 'em on the internet.
Why "whoo.ps" though? First and...