• iphone: Duncan Riley gets it right

    Writing on TechCrunch, Duncan points out how small and connected and vicarious the world has become–even those with no ontention of getting an iPhone soon got to experience the energy, vicarious thrills and humor of the release and the huge interest it generated. D writes: “The difference on iPhone Day was that instead of turning… Continue Reading

  • Saturday Quote of the Day

    “At times, sure, I’m bored. Who isn’t? But you talk about it with your spouse and you can switch things up. People are so used to everything being disposable. They throw out diapers, lighters, coffee cups, so they can throw out a marriage.” –Connecticut therapist (and husband) Sean Meehan, quoted in a NYTimes article on… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day–How NYC is like Burning Man

    “Leaving your apartment for a day in ny feels oddly like preparing for a day on the playa (especially in summer). You prepare for weather elements like heat and rain, make sure you’re well equipped with money, umbrella, blackberry and charger. You find refuge (bathrooms, ac, water) in the various offices you visit and truly… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “There are a total of 1,131 apps. Of the last 500 to be approved, only 5 have over 100,000 members, and none have over 200,000. And it’s not as if there are a lot of apps close to 100,000 – in fact there are only 5 apps within the last 500 to have between 10,000… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “I bet that many of the members of the Facebook generation are secretly wishing for the old Facebook where it was more about them and their friends and less about being a social operating system.” –VC Fred Wilson, describing the explosion in Facebook usage among the digerati tribes, particularly the over 25 crowds

  • Photo Thursday: Tractors!

    This is 17 year old Nicole Snyder, tractor pull queen, from a NYTimes story on tractor pull competitions that reported that Nicole is one of just 8 women among the 1,100 drivers who compete in the United States and Canada at events organized by the National Tractor Pullers Association,. (That’s cool, but what I really… Continue Reading