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Wiki letdown
My son’s teacher rejected the use of wikipedia for a class project and seemed confused by the very idea of it.
October 12, 2006 - 95 words, 11 comments

"That's cool!"
My son’s first experience with Wikipedia
October 10, 2006 - 151 words,

Startup Camp
Startup camp sounds like a great idea.
October 2, 2006 - 44 words,

Mail troubles
If you sent me an email between noon yesterday and now, you might want to resend it.
August 18, 2006 - 37 words, 1 comment

Seattle trip
I’ll be in Seattle for a couple of weeks. Let’s meet up.
August 15, 2006 - 33 words,

Skype at 25,000 feet
The plane’s got Wi-Fi. So of course we had to try Skype.
June 8, 2006 - 39 words, 1 comment

In NYC
I’m in New York. Anyone want to meet up?
January 9, 2006 - 38 words

Tailrank needs a designer
Designer wanted for Tailrank.
January 5, 2006 - 40 words, 2 comments

Tailrank advisor
I’m now on the advisory board for Tailrank
January 4, 2006 - 38 words,

My kids' Winter Celebration
Christmas has been replaced in schools. How offensive is that?
December 7, 2005 - 113 words, 4 comments

Death of a rodent
My battle with the pest has finally come to an end.
December 7, 2005 - 167 words, 8 comments

Attending Riya launch
I’ll be attending the Riya alpha launch party at the "TechCrunch house" on Friday. If you’re there, grab me and say hi.
November 14, 2005 - 22 words

A better Mousetrap
AdSense is now displaying ads for "no harm" animal traps on my site.
November 8, 2005 - 63 words, 4 comments

The mouse and me
Not only is the mouse very destructive, but it’s evaded all attempts to capture or kill it so far.
November 7, 2005 - 695 words, 29 comments

Getting a slow start
The need to start off with a bang is keeping me from blogging.
October 5, 2005 - 94 words, 5 comments

Leaving Pheedo
I’ve resigned from Pheedo, the company I helped found, to pursue other projects. I’ve built...
September 26, 2005 - 124 words, 3 comments

Grapple
The Grapple is supposed to look like an apple and taste like a grape.
December 4, 2004 - 31 words, 217 comments

What's this blog about?
A weighted list of what I talk about on this blog.
December 3, 2004 - 105 words, 19 comments

ACL surgery and recovery
Details on my ACL surgery and recovery. Includes photos!
November 11, 2004 - 843 words, 1675 comments

ACL surgery
A surgery has me sidelined for a few days.
October 26, 2004 - 53 words, 580 comments

Michael Caine: Remade
Michael Caine seems to be a target of remakes.
October 21, 2004 - 66 words, 3 comments

Popcorn sales end Oct 15
Time is running out for popcorn sales.
October 13, 2004 - 36 words,

Category feeds and Control
I don’t provide category feeds. I like to provide my readers the bits of serendipitous content that comes from only publishing a full feed. At least one audience member at Gnomedex is disturbed by this idea.
October 3, 2004 - 602 words, 3 comments

At Gnomedex
A quick report from Gnomedex in Lake Tahoe.
October 2, 2004 - 349 words, 1 comment

Joining Pheedo
A consultant no longer, I’m now the CTO of Pheedo.
September 28, 2004 - 300 words, 5 comments

On consulting and focus
I’ve got too much on my plate. Want to help me clean it off?
September 28, 2004 - 483 words, 1 comment

Cub Scout Popcorn
Popcorn sales have started again, and this year the kids have a blog.
September 13, 2004 - 114 words, 1 comment

New license plate
A new license plate for me.
September 2, 2004 - 41 words, 13 comments

Sweet, sweet RAM
A RAM upgrade leaves me a happy camper.
August 24, 2004 - 43 words, 3 comments

Thinkpad "piscles"
My laptop has started having LCD problems.
July 30, 2004 - 108 words, 6 comments

ACL
While playing soccer, I tore my ACL, the ligament that holds the knee together.
July 27, 2004 - 544 words, 101 comments

Telemachus and HTTP
The end of gladiatorial combat and HTTP error messages.
July 26, 2004 - 86 words, 5 comments

Close Cut
When clippers slip.
July 24, 2004 - 50 words, 2 comments

Recently

One on One meetings for managers: Frequency and Duration (Nov 28)
How long should your 1:1s be? How often should you run them?
One on One meetings for managers (Nov 26)
A one on one meeting is one of the top ways you can build your managerial leverage
How the Sales organization in a large company slows innovation (Nov 16)
If you have a new innovative product inside a large established company, it can be much harder to reach product market fit than it would be for the same product in a startup.
Networking as an entrepreneur (Oct 23)
Having a network is crazy important. Networking is not.
Stretching your team (Jun 11)
Stretching your team is one of the best ways to improve your output, your team's happiness, and your velocity. But they'll need coaching.
Physical camera shutter for Cisco Spark Board (Jul 6)
A 3d printable design for a camera shutter for a Cisco Spark Board
My Travel Coffee Setup (Jan 20)
What my travel coffee brewing setup looks like, and how you can build your own for under $100.
Turkey Legs (May 30)
Product naming gone awry.

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