Category: Om Malik

[Podcast] Interviewing Matt Mullenweg

I have known Matt Mullenweg, CEO, and founder of Automattic, and co-creator of open source project, WordPress for almost a decade and a half. Given […]

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[Series] Scenes of San Francisco

A view from somewhere in Chinatown. Made with iPhone11 Pro .

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Just get paid & our culture of lies

The Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal has come to a conclusion. Just to recap: During the 2017, via a live feed from an on-field camera, the […]

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The moral hazard of finger-pointing

When you point a finger at someone, remember you have four pointed at yourself.  I was reminded of that proverb when reading this story in […]

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Happy Birthday PhotoMatt

What better way to wish Matt Mullenweg aka PhotoMatt with a photo and a blog post. So happy birthday Matt, and wishing you a great […]

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[Photo Set] Around San Francisco

The iPhone 11 Pro, though only a few months old, has become a wonderful “every day carry” camera. Sure I take my kit — Leica […]

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Y2K? It is more like Y2020 Bug

A problem that rears its ugly head twenty years later, because people took some short cuts — that is a norm in modern society, and […]

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What’s Worth Reading (today)

Photo by Pop & Zebra on Unsplash. On the last day of 2019, I set myself a simple goal: I will get back to regularly […]

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So that’s the difference between AirPods and AirPods Pro!

I was reading this blog post over on the Klipsch blog and came across a bit that totally explains the difference between AirPods and AirPod […]

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Apple & Steve Jobs defined mobile in the 2010s

Chetan Sharma, a very influential mobile industry analyst every year polls the industry insiders including leaders of some of the biggest and most important networking […]

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[Photo Set] Foggy in Porto

Porto, Portugal is one of my favorite cities. It also happens to be the home of Veniam, a company backed by True Ventures and I […]

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A Decade of Self-Control

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it […]

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Best of the 2010s: Some of my favorite pieces from the last ten years

At the end of 2009, I launched a personal blog. It was hosted on ommalik.com, then omis.me, and eventually finding home at this final domain, […]

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No more 8tracks

Photo by Elijah O’Donnell on Unsplash A very long time ago, I met David Porter, and we talked about music and its future. We talked […]

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ReBirthday No. 12

Today is the 12th anniversary of my heart attack. Or as I like to call it, my ReBirthday. I don’t have any profound words, except […]

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2019: My visual journey

As the year — and the decade — comes to a close, I reflect on how things have changed over the past five years. I […]

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Why we need to feel the photos

Faroe Islands There are more than 35,000 digital files in my photo library, and the number keeps growing. Though, it ticks up at a little […]

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7 Sins of remote meetings 

When reading Christian Heilmann’s blog this morning, I came across his list of seven sins of meetings with remote participants. It really resonated with me. I […]

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The most important OS is….?

If you answered that question by muttering, Windows, obviously, then you are wrong. Instead, look at the little device in your pocket for a clue. […]

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Failure is part of learning

I couldn’t sleep. Dreaming some dreams that were neither good nor memorable, I kept tossing and turning. At 4 am, I gave up and got […]

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