The startup world is renowned for its unique workplace culture, buzzwords and weird pitches. Now, a new book details one journalist’s time at one such company. Dan Lyons talks about his ‘year in Startup Hell’ over on Fortune.
Fake Steve on the iPhone 4 and reception:
Jim assures us that his new Apple sources are "tangible and trustworthy." They are quite tangible, Jim. And soft, too.
The Fake Steve Jobs blog may be gone (for now) but Dan Lyons has started a blog with a somewhat similar style, expanded topic matter, interesting angles on tech and a Newsweek-themed header. The header still says Namaste, but he hasn't lost that Siooma attitude either. [RealDanLyons]
Dan Lyons, the man behind Fake Steve Jobs is shutting down the blog: "I know you'll miss FSJ. So will I. But rest assured, Fake Steve is not really going away. He's just taking on a new form. As Jimi Hendrix once said, If I don't see you no more in this world, I'll meet you on the next one, but don't be late."…
Fake Steve's lengthy stream of bile laying waste to the Google Phone isn't simply pure invective, it's actually a mostly well-reasoned indictment of coalitions that trumpets the values of "one vision, one man, one genius." It's worth reading in its entirety, but this is our favorite quote: