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“A good analysis of how the Yahoo Summly purchase is a weird one”

“A good analysis of how the Yahoo Summly purchase is a weird one”

What’s Actually Wrong with Yahoo’s Purchase of Summly :: Hacking, Distributed

“Let’s get some perspective here: Summly wasn’t reading Ulysses by James Joyce and extracting the fact that the three-masted ship Leopold Bloom sees on the horizon is a metaphor for the Holy Trinity and therefore represents the Catholic Church.

It was summarizing news. Articles that are already written with a TL;DR in the first paragraph.”

“A good analysis of how the Yahoo Summly purchase is a weird one”

What’s Actually Wrong with Yahoo’s Purchase of Summly :: Hacking, Distributed

“Let’s get some perspective here: Summly wasn’t reading Ulysses by James Joyce and extracting the fact that the three-masted ship Leopold Bloom sees on the horizon is a metaphor for the Holy Trinity and therefore represents the Catholic Church.

It was summarizing news. Articles that are already written with a TL;DR in the first paragraph.”

By Max Tatton-Brown

Max Tatton-Brown is founder and MD of Augur, and has written for publications including the Guardian, Sifted and TechCrunch.

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