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Must Reads Of The Week: 6 Articles You Shouldn’t Miss Out On [8June – 13June]

Must Reads Of The Week: 6 Articles You Shouldn’t Miss Out On [8June – 13June]

We bring to you this edition of Must Reads of the week.

Looking Ahead Into Twitter’s Future

Twitter has scraped away its 140 character limit on direct messages, even though many wanted this feature to be a reality, there were people who chose twitter to connect because of forced curtness imposed on all users which was a relief who despised long narrative like messages which usually beat around the bush and don’t stick to the point. Apparently, twitter has found that adapting will do some good to its already stalled audience growth. Its advertising business has hit a low as well, which makes some drastic changes imminent.

Read here for the full story.

Lack Of Diversity in Tech is ‘Our Fault’: Apple’s CEO Tim Cook

Apple, which dominated world’s most valuable companies list hosts its annual Worldwide Developer Conference to showcase its new software and technologies for software developers. It often starts with a Scholarship program where students submit an app displaying their creativity and coding skills. Tim Cook met these scholars this year and he realised how people from different strata have the ability to code and make way to open new possibilities. He said and I quote,”You don’t have to be a young, white male in order to code.”

Read here for the full story.

Why Technology Hasn’t Delivered More Democracy

Technology usually empowers people but it is happening at a stagnating rate, empowered people usually head towards democracy for their own prosperity and growth but the case is otherwise.Billions  of people have gained internet access and much else which would imply an exponentially greater access to information and formidable tools for networking. Despite these changes, democracies is no greater than it was at the start of the century.

Read here to know why.

A Brief History Of The Wristwatch

Watches have come into fashion in early 20th century which were disdained upon at fir by americans but by advent of 21st century these watches have changed to the hilt. Earlier, watches served a single purpose i.e. to tell wearers time, which later developed into more complex function including calculators, alarms, countdown timers and more. And now its time for smartwatches to come into play as they are aimed at making life much more easier by not letting users look onto screens all day long. A single glance will suffice.

Read here for the full story.

Estimating The Market Size For Your Startup

Entrepreneurs often make wrong decisions which make them learn hard way. Before starting a startup it is a prerequisite to know what you are going into ie knowing the market you are about to venture along with future growth potential. Investors don’t get any comfort from market estimated from industry research data. They want entrepreneurs to build up their estimates based on their insights and conviction – on how their concept will alter the dynamics of the market they wish to operate in. These requirements give a research level insight to entrepreneurs.

Read here to know more about estimating the market size.

The Ultimate Guide To Finding A Mentor

People are usually baffled by the idea of finding a mentor who can provide them with guidance and instil a sense of direction. The articles talks about what needs to be done find the right mentor. These include Research, on their bios, histories and everything; Value, how they value your business ideas and add value to it by improving it; Quantity, Availability, what is the point of being a mentor if he is not available when needed.

Read here to know more aspects to look for.

Author

Mohit Asija

Inc42 Staff

Undergraduate at Ramjas College. Fitness enthusiast, Tech aficionado and a zealous writer.

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