Piece in Wired: “Dublin Web Summit highlights the under-reported successes of Irish tech”

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Following on from my previous piece in Wired UK on the optimism at the Pub Summit, this piece takes a macro snapshot of the Dublin startup scene during last week’s Web Summit. SeeĀ  Web Summit story on Wired UK here, or read on below.. Last Friday was a big tech day for Dublin. Web game giant Zynga kicked things off …

Frederick Taylor, DEC, and Zynga: how does “idea fuel” filter to the top of perpetual beta organisations?

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I broke bread with the speakers after the Dublin Web Summit on Friday (see my coverage of the Summit for Wired UK), and sat opposite Marcus Segal, Zynga’s Chief Operating Officer for Games. Segal is faced with a hell of a problem: Zynga is growing like a super nova, and the model it uses relies on trying out new ideas …