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Articles by Jake Levine

Jake Levine is general manager of Digg. Before that, he was general manager of
“Programming is a means to an end, not an end in itself. You should be trying to do as little of it as possible to make the thing that you want.”
“These platforms are all evolving towards a more traditional broadcast media model, because it’s more palatable to late adopters and because that’s the environment in which brands know how to communicate and, more importantly, spend.”
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