Fabulous.You sir are exactly the type of patron that I never want to see at an...– TIm League’s response to a loud-mouth passerby who disrupted the movie-wtching experience for others at the Alamo Drafthouse. Kicking out unwanted customers: Church of the Customer Blog
You know who thinks the iPhone 3GS stinks? Steve Jobs. No one is working harder...– Daring Fireball (via superamit) Gruber’s really on fire lately!
Dude,” said one of my colleagues at Gap. “This place messes with...– For those who remember Po Bronson of early Silicon Valley days, you’ll appreciate journalist Alex Frankel’s account of his experience working in various companies to uncover why employees at Apple, Container Store, UPS were happier than others (Gap). The key, he thinks, is they engender...
Maybe I’m being weirdly English, or uptight, or just me, but it feels like...– — Phil Gyford on Foursquare Games have rules Is Foursquare actually a game?
NYC-area startup Aviary, which makes Web-based creative software, has raised $7...– Aviary Raises $7 Million From Spark And Jeff Bezos To Crush Adobe Online (ADBE, AMZN)
mokoyfman: Today we announced Spark’s investment in Aviary (www.aviary.com) – a pioneering suite of digital creation and editing tools in the cloud. With this investment, we join a terrific team of existing investors including Bezos Expeditions and a prominent network of angel investors who continue to be engaged in the business. Aviary’s business is exciting on two primary fronts. Firstly,...
Have we forgotten how to forget? Viktor Mayer-Schönberger worries about this....– Amazed I just found out about this. Clive Thompson on Remembering Not to Remember in an Age of Unlimited Memory (via slavin) Was thinking about this a couple of days ago while discussing the obsolescence of the 5+/- 2 rule of memory. We no longer need to commit to memory many of the once-trivial...
Ask Not How Big Your Market Is Today, But How...
Q: How did you estimate the size of the market?
Ev: We didn’t. I ran into this question when we were at Google with Blogger. People asked how big is the market for blogging? I said “I don’t know”, but if we make it awesome lots of people would do it. With Twitter there is no market, other than we knew it was cool.
david: The host of this summit just told Naveen (Foursquare) that she checks in when she orders SeamlessWeb. :) @foursquare, what’s the ETA for that cheater code?
Ballmer: “The Internet Was Designed For The PC. The Internet Is Not...– File under: Clueless (via)
This Is Why You're Fat Truck NYC Cart Challenge On...
How does a bacon-cinnamon roll sound? What about a grilled-cheesecake sandwich? Look out for weird snacks like these on Oct. 29, when the team behind This Is Why You’re Fat—a blog where people post photos of far-fetched cuisine—will hold a food-truck contest to promote the release of their first book. For the contest, six Manhattan mobile food vendors are preparing extra-indulgent items,...
futureoflocalmedia: Neighborhoodr Pitch filmed by Jesse Gebryel on WellcomeMat
Essentially, Twitter left a ball and a stick in a field and lurked on the...– Mob Rule! How Users Took Over Twitter | Magazine (via fred-wilson)
If the game is to identify and connect the innovators, how do you identify them...– 10 Ways to Recognize an Innovator « It’s Saul Connected (via slavin)
The Nobel Peace Prize is the rest of the world saying, “Don’t blow it.” ...– Bono, “Rebranding America”, NYT