You don’t walk into the future by looking back.– Steve Jobs and the sound of silence (via courtenaybird) learn to let go. all that baggage isn’t worth carrying.
Kim says that for his part, he evaluated the proposals in the same way he...– How Cornell Beat Stanford (And Everybody Else) For NYC Tech Campus | Epicenter | Wired.com
The Coming War on General Purpose Computation -... →
emergentdigitalpractices: Part of Cory Doctrow keynote at 28C3… “The last 20 years of Internet policy have been dominated by the copyright war, but the war turns out only to have been a skirmish. The coming century will be dominated by war against the general purpose computer, and the stakes are the freedom, fortune and privacy of the entire human race. The problem is twofold: first, there is...
GoDaddy may have backpedalled on SOPA but they still support PIPA. If you work...– Boycott GoDaddy
Focus on building 10x teams, not on hiring 10x... →
What sorts of people make other people better? When we were building Spool’s founding team, we looked for people who were technically solid but especially good at making other people around them better. The following are the types of people we identified that do this. There are probably others. The Lead Engineer sets the technical standard. She will conduct the hardest interviews and will...
24-Year-Old Asks Facebook For His Data, Gets 1,200... →
Be careful of what you ask for. That’s a lesson Max Schrems of Vienna, Austria learned the hard way when he sent a formal request to Facebook for a copy of every piece of personal information that the social network had collected on him, as required under European law. After a wait, the 24-year-old law student got what he was seeking: a CD with all his data stored on it — 1,222 files in...