Life is a succession of events that only happen once.– Thomas Bangalter, in this rad PitchFork interview
Picturelife Blog: Light Drawing →
plfe: In these gloomy winter months, we’re always looking for something to lift our spirits. We decided to embrace the darkness and have a little fun doing it. Using a flash and some finger flashlights, we used the long night to our advantage by drawing in the dark! Setup: Setting up an area…
heyitsnoah: I know I post these every so often, but today we announced that we’ve raised a $9 million Series A. This is a big number and what it means most is that Percolate is very much hiring. We’re pretty much hiring across the board, but here’s a quick rundown of the current open positions on the site: Account Executive: This is the title we have for our more senior sellers. The job is...
Still Finding Fun in Ruby
What’s fun about being simultaneously n00bish and seasoned with writing code, is I still find delight in some of its simplest of features. Played around with Ruby’s Range class this morning (working on adding some better SmartAlbums), and never having used Range for Strings, I was excited to find this: 1.9.3p125 > ("dad".."dog").to_a => ["dad", "dae", "daf", "dag", "dah",...
Picturelife Blog: Picturelife for Android →
plfe: We’re excited to announce the newest addition to the Picturelife family of apps: Picturelife for Android, with support for all Android devices running Ice Cream Sandwich and up (v4.0+)! The Android app is a lightweight picture syncing tool that allows new users to sign up for a free… Got Android? Get Picturelife.
caterpillarcowboy: nabeel: You would think the story of how Spark came to be investing in Picturelife would be simple enough. After all the Founder, Charles Forman, was also the founder of OMGPOP, another Spark portfolio company. But actually Charles had been keeping a low profile with his new gig, so it initially came to our attention in the best way possible, as a user. … In Flickr’s...
Bijan Sabet: Why we invested in Picturelife →
bijan: Our personal media & content are so valuable to us. They are our dearest shoebox. They are contain all our memories. They are our time machine. A few days ago Fred wrote about disaster and the cloud. He shared a very personal experience about how important the cloud is in his life. That’s… We’re pretty excited to work with Nabeel, Bijan, (of course Andrew!), and the...
Rob Delaney: YOU DO THIS NOW. →
robdelaney: OK, lots of “fun” news about Romney imploding in various ways and Obama polling better, but that isn’t why Obama will win. He’ll win because MORE PEOPLE VOTE FOR HIM. The way you personally can ensure this happens is by using this tool: call.barackobama.com. You can call people (registered…
Boxee: Introducing Boxee TV →
I mean, this is sickness. Hot stuff, kiddos. boxee: We are excited to announce Boxee TV, a new device that brings together broadcast TV Channels, DVR and Internet Apps into one simple experience. With Boxee TV you’ll be able watch live TV broadcasts in beautiful HD from channels like ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, Univision and many others. It…
Frutti di Mare -A tasty (gluten free!) dinner
Mr. Romney’s team … has equipped him with a series of zingers that he has...– NY Times on Romney’s Debate Prep
A podcast featuring and interview of my...
I wrote a longer blog post explaining it, but...
innonate: Fact Checking / Bullshit (the TV series) →
wreckandsalvage: innonate: Last night I caught about 5 minutes of Piers Morgan’s show with Newt Gingrich. I also watched The Newsroom. This idea has everything to do with those two shows. On Piers’ show, Newt Gingrich made an assertion that this is the “worst economic recovery in 75 years.” Now, you could see that the… There are a few outlets that do something similar to this concept: ...
Fact Checking / Bullshit (the TV series)
Last night I caught about 5 minutes of Piers Morgan’s show with Newt Gingrich. I also watched The Newsroom. This idea has everything to do with those two shows. On Piers’ show, Newt Gingrich made an assertion that this is the “worst economic recovery in 75 years.” Now, you could see that the assertion made Piers’ think for a moment, and after a another exchange he...
The Ohours Blog: Ohours Debriefings (without... →
ohours: We’re excited to launch a new Ohours feature to help you: learn what others think are your best topics tell others about your awesome conversation(s) stay in touch with each other over time let Ohours know if issues arise After your Ohours meeting, you’ll receive an email request for… Great new feature on Ohours.
I’m going to tell you when your insecurity is fucking up your strategic decision...– One reason I feel lucky to have Jordan Cooper as an investor.
Aaron Cohen INC@NYU: Tumblr's Historical Moment... →
aaroncohen: David Karp, the founder of Tumblr, dropped by NYU to chat with the students of Rise of Interent Media on Tuesday Night. He and his new editor-in-chief Christopher Mahoney spoke for 75 minutes about their backgrounds and the past/present/future of the 95-person startup. David’s visit… Great post by Aaron. Reminded me how lucky I was to do a startup with him once.
nytm: We debuted this last night: Our first in a series of videos NY Tech Meetup has co-produced with NASDAQ This video paired with this blog post is all we need to say.
Into The Forrst: Big news: Forrst has been... →
forrst: I’m thrilled to announce that Forrst has been acquired by the folks behind COLOURlovers and Creative Market, and that Keith, Mike, and I will be joining their team. It’s crazy to think that Forrst started two years ago as nothing more than a side project used by just a handful of… In case you didn’t see this, it’s a pretty great outcome for Kyle, Forrst and the...
Essentially, Matchbook is like Foursquare or Yelp, minus the check-ins, reviews,...– Behind New Funding, Matchbook Wants To Turn Bookmarking Into Action With Intent-Based Deals | TechCrunch Happy to take part in Matchbook and investing in it. This paragraph pretty much nails why I’m interested. I am obsessed with Foursquare, that’s why I invested in it when Dennis invited me. I...