staff: Everyone, I’m elated to tell you that Tumblr will be joining Yahoo. Before touching on how awesome this is, let me try to allay any concerns: We’re not turning purple. Our headquarters isn’t moving. Our team isn’t changing. Our roadmap isn’t changing. And our mission – to empower creators to make their best work and get it in front of the audience they deserve – certainly isn’t...
What Startups Are Like
marksbirch: Here is a collection of uplifting and heartwarming words of encouragement from the most sage voices in the tech startup world as you begin your own entrepreneurial journey. Throwing yourself off a cliff and assembling an airplane on the way down. - Reif Hoffman Being an entrepreneur is like eating glass and staring into the abyss of death. - Elon Musk Running a start-up is like...
Wade Foster →
wadef: A few days ago, Marcelo Calbucci, had a great post in Geekwire about the lack of great marketing minds in startups. For whatever reason marketing seems to be a second rate citizen in startup land. Most startups are sucking up as many engineers as possible, but delaying marketing help until after a significant funding round. And the startups that are trying to find marketing help tend...
Gary Chou: Looking to acquire a domain? →
garychou: I just tweeted about this, but I wanted to elaborate a bit on the “why”. A few weeks ago, I hired Rob Sequin to broker the purchase of a domain from an existing owner. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to make it work because the owner was unresponsive, and so I’ve moved on to my second choice….
It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.– Eleanor Roosevelt (via cityuponamountain)
Three eras of currency
cdixon: Commodity based, e.g. Gold Politically based, e.g. Dollar Math based, e.g. Bitcoin
Le papier ne sera jamais mort / Paper is not dead !
Second Narrowly Averted Robbery Attempt in Santiago We were on our way back...
NYPL Wire–The New York Public Library: Nutella and... →
nypl: Today is World Nutella Day! Nutella was first created in the 1940s by Pietro Ferrero, a pastry maker and founder of the Ferrero company. Ferrero used hazelnuts to make this delicious spread when cocoa supply depleted due to World War II rationing. Since then Nutella has grown into a favorite…
RentHackr: How Green ARE You? →
renthackr: When you hear “Green Living,” do you automatically think of toting a Sigg water bottle or energy efficient appliances and recycling bins for glass, plastic and metal stuff? Maybe it means having more living plants in your apartment, or driving a hybrid car? Or, maybe you…
Startups Advertising on TV
amritrichmond: I’ve been seeing more and more TV commercials for startups and established technology companies lately. It’s exciting to see these companies market their products to wider audiences on the big screen. Here are a few favorites: Gilt Groupe // How About We // Warby Parker // Fab.com // Dollar Shave Club // Facebook // PayPal // JustFab // JewelMint Which other startups have...
A blog about an email about a blog about a news...
zoekeating: My son is still very sick and I haven’t slept much, or I would write about this a bit more…but here is an email I wrote to Bob Lefsetz in reply to his post about a NYTimes story I was quoted in the other day. From: Zoe Keating Subject: Re: New York Times On Streaming I’m totally asking for it by replying, but how can I resist? Plus my toddler is throwing up every hour, so there...