January 2010 Archives

My cofounder article is on the Hacker News front page thanks to @calebgilbert. Like it? Vote it up. http://j.mp/b9B3hB
My cofounder article is on the Hacker News front page thanks to @calebgilbert. Like it?...
January 31, 2010 - 26 words,

Daily Reading from January 31, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. * [The Simplicity Test: A Simple Policy Guide...
January 31, 2010 - 106 words,

Over at SacStarts: co-founders relationships are built, not created. http://sacstarts.com/2010/01/30/get-co-founder
Over at SacStarts: co-founders relationships are built, not created. http://sacstarts.com/2010/01/30/get-co-founder Jan 30, 2010 2 :29...
January 30, 2010 - 17 words,

RT @Tropo Win an Apple iPad from Tropo - http://bit.ly/9SXxPx
RT @Tropo Win an Apple iPad from Tropo - http://bit.ly/9SXxPx Jan 30, 2010 10 :28...
January 30, 2010 - 17 words,

ShopSavvy's latest update is unbelievably fast. Faster than the scanners stores use. Goodbye redlaser.
ShopSavvy’s latest update is unbelievably fast. Faster than the scanners stores use. Goodbye redlaser. Jan...
January 30, 2010 - 21 words, 1 comment

Daily Reading from January 30, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. * [The Reality of Freemium in SaaS |...
January 30, 2010 - 94 words,

Answering "how do I find a co-founder?" yet again. You don't "find a co-founder" any more than you "find a wife."
Answering "how do I find a co-founder?" yet again. You don’t "find a co-founder" any...
January 29, 2010 - 28 words,

Much better now. A couple of chapters into Ted Bell's Hawke http://j.mp/9EOhHy and it's very good. A different sort of spy thriller.
Much better now. A couple of chapters into Ted Bell’s Hawke http://j.mp/9EOhHy and it’s very...
January 29, 2010 - 29 words,

Curious design decision of Amazon iPhone app; it doesn't allow me to buy Kindle books and won't even show if a book is available for Kindle.
Curious design decision of Amazon iPhone app; it doesn’t allow me to buy Kindle books...
January 29, 2010 - 33 words,

No wonder this book is full of unexplained backstory. I accidentally bought the fourth in a series.
No wonder this book is full of unexplained backstory. I accidentally bought the fourth in...
January 29, 2010 - 24 words,

Daily Reading from January 29, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. * [High Scalability - High Scalability - Have...
January 29, 2010 - 20 words,

Aw, shucks... RT @Lixy_B Ok, so the Twitter Module for Drupal sucks. But the Activity Stream module kicks (_)_)!
Aw, shucks... RT @Lixy_B Ok, so the Twitter Module for Drupal sucks. But the Activity...
January 27, 2010 - 26 words,

It's @zkalsey's birthday today. He can pick anywhere he'd like to go to dinner. Why am I not surprised that he chose Wing Stop?
It’s @zkalsey’s birthday today. He can pick anywhere he’d like to go to dinner. Why...
January 27, 2010 - 31 words,

RT @tropo: Guest blog post: Detailed code walkthrough by @skram on creating a voice mashup in Ruby with Tropo Web API. http://j.mp/cQ3L2a
RT @tropo: Guest blog post: Detailed code walkthrough by @skram on creating a voice mashup...
January 27, 2010 - 29 words,

RT @SARTA_tech "Investing in Ideas" Thought provoking blog post by Adam Kalsey of @SacStarts. http://bit.ly/5HEK7p
RT @SARTA_tech "Investing in Ideas" Thought provoking blog post by Adam Kalsey of @SacStarts. http://bit.ly/5HEK7p...
January 23, 2010 - 22 words,

Ha! - "what's the hashtag, so I can heckle?" -@davemcclure at #seedcamp
Ha! - "what’s the hashtag, so I can heckle?" -@davemcclure at #seedcamp Jan 21, 2010...
January 21, 2010 - 20 words,

"don't Twitter that please" at seedcamp
"don’t Twitter that please" at seedcamp Jan 21, 2010 10 :29 via Twitter...
January 21, 2010 - 13 words,

So far 2 of the 15 European companies from seedcamp have had American presenters. Not sure it means anything, but surpised me.
So far 2 of the 15 European companies from seedcamp have had American presenters. Not...
January 21, 2010 - 29 words,

With our new release yesterday, it's now even easier to add voice, IM, and SMS to your app. http://tropo.com/ - Love to hear your thoughts
With our new release yesterday, it’s now even easier to add voice, IM, and SMS...
January 20, 2010 - 32 words,

Four emails from recruiters today. Recovery in progress?
Four emails from recruiters today. Recovery in progress? Jan 18, 2010 7 :51 via Twitter...
January 18, 2010 - 15 words,

Some new Activity Stream contributed modules for Drupal. Foursquare, Github, Drupal.org CVS commits. http://j.mp/5Imdty
Some new Activity Stream contributed modules for Drupal. Foursquare, Github, Drupal.org CVS commits. http://j.mp/5Imdty Jan...
January 18, 2010 - 21 words,

Moron enterprise sales guy searched for a company and found my blog. Emailed me, thinking I'm the company. I'm having some fun, playing dumb
Moron enterprise sales guy searched for a company and found my blog. Emailed me, thinking...
January 18, 2010 - 31 words,

One of these sessions is mine. Go vote: RT @voxeo Vote for Voxeo's Enterprise 2.0 sessions. http://tr.im/KNLt Voting ends Wednesday.
One of these sessions is mine. Go vote: RT @voxeo Vote for Voxeo’s Enterprise 2.0...
January 18, 2010 - 27 words,

Britney Spears has a perfume: Circus. I don't think people want to smell like a circus. Or Britney Spears.
Britney Spears has a perfume: Circus. I don’t think people want to smell like a...
January 15, 2010 - 26 words,

Welcome my son @zkalsey to Twitter. All he needs now is followers.
Welcome my son @zkalsey to Twitter. All he needs now is followers. Jan 15, 2010...
January 15, 2010 - 19 words,

FourSquare needs a "I don't know this person. Please make them stop sending me 20 friend requests a day" button.
FourSquare needs a "I don’t know this person. Please make them stop sending me 20...
January 15, 2010 - 27 words,

I love being at a company where the CEO catches technical errors in an engineering standup.
I love being at a company where the CEO catches technical errors in an engineering...
January 14, 2010 - 23 words,

Signed up for a freq flier account online. Booked a flight online. Airline sends freq flier card by mail. Fax & telegram broken?
Signed up for a freq flier account online. Booked a flight online. Airline sends freq...
January 14, 2010 - 30 words,

Surprised that email firms like @constantcontact and @vr4smallbiz don't do transaction emails. Any suggestions?
Surprised that email firms like @constantcontact and @vr4smallbiz don’t do transaction emails. Any suggestions? Jan...
January 14, 2010 - 21 words,

When geese fly in a V formation, one of the sides is always longer than the other. Know why that is? ... That side has more geese in it.
When geese fly in a V formation, one of the sides is always longer than...
January 14, 2010 - 36 words,

Congrats to @AlexanderLaw on the acquisition of his startup TwitJump
Congrats to @AlexanderLaw on the acquisition of his startup TwitJump Jan 14, 2010 9 :13...
January 14, 2010 - 17 words,

RT @kylebrowning: Was bored... added foursquare to Drupal Activitystream module. http://drupal.org/project/activitystream_foursquare #drupal
RT @kylebrowning: Was bored... added foursquare to Drupal Activitystream module. http://drupal.org/project/activitystream_foursquare #drupal Jan 13, 2010...
January 13, 2010 - 19 words,

Google clearly intends to bury Rob in ads: RT @cockerham Google adsense email promises me "even smother integration".
Google clearly intends to bury Rob in ads: RT @cockerham Google adsense email promises me...
January 13, 2010 - 25 words,

Someone should make Internet standards trading cards: "I'll trade you a Roy Fielding for your Tim Bray."
Someone should make Internet standards trading cards: "I’ll trade you a Roy Fielding for your...
January 12, 2010 - 24 words,

After deducting surgery, ambulance, ER, & everything else, Zack's 72 hours in a hospital bed were billed at $1,300 per hour.
After deducting surgery, ambulance, ER, & everything else, Zack’s 72 hours in a hospital bed...
January 12, 2010 - 28 words,

Jokes about Howdy Doody are completely lost on today's 13 year olds.
Jokes about Howdy Doody are completely lost on today’s 13 year olds. Jan 12, 2010...
January 12, 2010 - 19 words,

At Tupelo for Open Coffee. Come join us. 5700 Elvas in East Sacramento.
At Tupelo for Open Coffee. Come join us. 5700 Elvas in East Sacramento. Jan 12,...
January 12, 2010 - 20 words,

Giants sign Huff. If he can return to his pre-'09 numbers, he's a good pickup. But 33 year old infielders rarely improve after a down year.
Giants sign Huff. If he can return to his pre-'09 numbers, he’s a good pickup....
January 10, 2010 - 33 words,

I'm considering building an iPhone app. Someone talk me out of it, quick.
I’m considering building an iPhone app. Someone talk me out of it, quick. Jan 9,...
January 9, 2010 - 20 words,

I know I've seen stats on how long it took corps like MS, Google, Apple, and Yahoo to hit various revenue milestones. Anyone have a link?
I know I’ve seen stats on how long it took corps like MS, Google, Apple,...
January 9, 2010 - 33 words,

RT @sacstarts ioSafe lights drive on fire, submerges, drops 30 ft, and crushes under tractor. Then reads the data. http://bit.ly/7rqNdA
RT @sacstarts ioSafe lights drive on fire, submerges, drops 30 ft, and crushes under tractor....
January 8, 2010 - 27 words,

Daily Reading from January 08, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. * [Startup therapy: More questions to force you...
January 8, 2010 - 60 words,

Sea lions leave California in droves: national news. Businesses leave California in droves: no one blinks
Sea lions leave California in droves: national news. Businesses leave California in droves: no one...
January 7, 2010 - 23 words,

People want to assign some eco or cosmic significance to sea lions leaving SF. I think they were just sick of over taxation.
People want to assign some eco or cosmic significance to sea lions leaving SF. I...
January 7, 2010 - 30 words,

Wow, @unbounce looks great. Easy to create landing pages, A/B testing and optimization. (via @bmann)
Wow, @unbounce looks great. Easy to create landing pages, A/B testing and optimization. (via @bmann)...
January 6, 2010 - 22 words,

RT @soundboy: detailed, transparent post on seomoz's fund-raising process by @randfish http://bit.ly/848yc8
RT @soundboy: detailed, transparent post on seomoz’s fund-raising process by @randfish http://bit.ly/848yc8 Jan 6, 2010...
January 6, 2010 - 19 words,

Thinking of starting a new site: Google Voice Transcription or Mad-Lib?
Thinking of starting a new site: Google Voice Transcription or Mad-Lib? Jan 5, 2010 11...
January 5, 2010 - 18 words,

Discussing copyright & twitter. Twitter says tweets belong to the writer. So do http://twitterspy.com/ and it's ilk infringe?
Discussing copyright & twitter. Twitter says tweets belong to the writer. So do http://twitterspy.com/ and...
January 5, 2010 - 25 words,

Best way to shop at ikea? Find your items online and write down the bin numbers and head straight to the warehouse.
Best way to shop at ikea? Find your items online and write down the bin...
January 3, 2010 - 29 words,

RT @tropo: Want to present your company or product at StartupCamp Telephony? Registration closes Tuesday. http://tr.im/Jmc5
RT @tropo: Want to present your company or product at StartupCamp Telephony? Registration closes Tuesday....
January 3, 2010 - 23 words,

Ideas, Risk, and Investors
Over at SacStarts, I have piece up discussing a common question I get from entrepreneurs....
January 1, 2010 - 108 words,

Daily Reading from January 01, 2010
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. * [Is the Tipping Point Toast?](http://www.fastcompany.com/node/641124/print) * [Startup...
January 1, 2010 - 64 words,

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