My daily readings 01/10/2011
Quora Answers The Question: How Will You Avoid Becoming Yahoo Answers?
In terms of the next few months, Cheever writes that resources are being put into:
- Educating new users about site policies and guidelines
- Improving the feed and voting ranking mechanisms
- Changing the core product to accomodate a Quora with many more users and many more questions and answers and topics
- Building special tools to support the efforts of reviewers and admins to improve the site and maintain civility and generally make it more fun to make Quora better
Ask a VC: Why SaaS Is More than a New Business Model, Plus Salesforce v. Yammer v. Jive (TCTV)
Our guest in your virtual hot seat was Jason Green of Emergence Capital
. Like a lot of things in tech, Green is a believer that the hype in software-as-a-service may have over-promised in the short term, but has underestimated how big this trend will get over time– and how big companies can get. His LPs certainly hope so. There are few firms who have bet so heavily on this single trend.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.