Nick Denton

  • Architizer Relaunches To Connect Architects With Other Architects, And Brands, And Clients Too!

    Architizer Relaunches To Connect Architects With Other Architects, And Brands, And Clients Too!

    For 100 years or more, architects have relied on a massive catalog sitting on their desk to find the right products to use in their architectural project — this brand of glass, or that brand of toilet. That catalog had a monopoly on the market for a century, but with the birth of the internet, that catalog never made the transition over to digital. But a site that launched back in 2009 as… Read More

  • Nick Denton: Zuckerberg's Original Idea for Facebook Was Dark Facebook.

    Nick Denton: Zuckerberg's Original Idea for Facebook Was Dark Facebook.

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is mentioned 10 times in Ben McGrath’s much ballyhooed New Yorker profile on blog impressario Nick Denton. The most interesting mention is in the context of a story about Zuckerberg and Denton serving on a panel together at a News Corp. retreat in Monterey, a fact which in and of itself is kind of ominous: “I actually like the guy,” he said. Read More

  • A Valleywag Out. Owen Thomas Leaving Gawker.

    A Valleywag Out. Owen Thomas Leaving Gawker.

    Owen Thomas, who has run the Silicon Valley gossip rag Valleywag for the past couple years, is leaving Gawker, the site’s parent company, we’ve learned. This move is a bad blow for the site which significantly cut its workforce a few months ago as it was rolled under the larger Gawker.com umbrella, and made into a column. Thomas, who was previously an editor with Business 2.0… Read More