In conversation with David Karp, CEO & Founder of Tumblr

Here are my notes from a conversation with David Karp, CEO & Founder of Tumblr. He talks about the social web, Tumblr’s place in this new Internet, the shift to mobile, the iPad Mini and how he has changed as a founder and entrepreneur.

SoundCloud dreams of a day when you can talk to the internet

Sound is one of the main ways we interact with our surroundings and so SoundCloud wants to find as many different ways as possible to incorporate it into how we interact with the internet too, co-founder Alex Ljung told attendees at RoadMap on Monday.

Pinterest CEO: We’re competing to keep your attention

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann said at GigaOM RoadMap that creating an experience for users to share what they find appealing and beautiful has been a challenge, but nothing like keeping them engaged in an era of shortened attention spans.

Nike’s Olander: “Democratizing sports data a tremendous opportunity”

Nike’s VP, digital sport Stefan Olander said Monday at GigaOM RoadMap that Nike’s wearable technology thrives on the fact that people want credit for their athletic activity. Forty percent of the runs completed through Nike’s GPS running app are shared on either Facebook or Path.