Meebo's Web check-in service, Marriott's video game recruiting tool, the 'art of the little bet,' and what else you need to know today.
Geek Week hits the Big Apple. Today marks the first day of Internet Week New York, an eight-day celebration of all things digital with discussions on topics ranging from leadership to social commerce.
Foursquare for Websites? Meebo is rolling out a new feature that will allow customers to "check in" to their favorite sites, reportsThe New York Times.
The new rules of hiring. The Wall Street Journal explains how Marriott has taken its recruiting to the next level by creating a Farmville-like game for potential employees.
Will the Fed make a huge mistake? CNN Money's Colin Barr wonders whether the Fed will make the error it made in 1937 that extended the Great Depression.
How your organization should handle risk. In a recent post on OPEN Forum, Guy Kawasaki and Peter Sims discuss how and when businesses should take bets. Sims advice? A little bet is "affordable and achievable" while a big bet "requires a leap of faith."
A venture capitalist take on how to get funding. Mark Suster, a VC at GRP Partners, advises start-ups to raise money "at the top end of normal." Thankfully, he explains what that means on TechCrunch.