• Quote of the Day

    “…while Time Warner execs are busy are torching AOL’s HQ in Dulles, laying off scads of people and pretty much decimating the service to become a glorified ad network (now that’s certainly cheeky of CEO Randy Falco!) and while Facebook is hard at work trying to ransack Bill Gates’ wallet and while widget companies are… Continue Reading

  • 5 months on Facebook: Observations of Value

    I’m creeping in on month 6 of being an active Facebook user. As someone who develops social media products, deeply enaging in Facebook has not only been personally fun, it’s given me a chance to play in a living laboratory of apps, interchanges and technologies being applied to social purposes. This post is a means… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “After spending rosh hashana with ali’s family, I hijacked her and flew to vegas instead of sf where she thought we were having a quiet dinner at jackson filmore. Ali started seeing weird lights in the desert and realized it was vegas. She started yelling in the back. Dave and I shut the pilot doors.… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “So what are the politics of heartbreak? How do we go on, in this? How do all of us–even those of us who mostly do well, because we all have these times–how do we deal with living in a world that does such damage to us? How do we scrub away at the tears and… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “I honestly think my greatest strength is my willingness to hire people who are, simply, better than me. Erick fits nicely into this category, and I can’t wait for him to start.” –TechCrunch founder Mike Arrington, announcing he’s hired former Business 2.0 writer/editor Erik Schoenfeld as his co-editor.

  • She’s Geeky: I’m going–how about you?

    I’ve been working with Kalyia Hamlin, Laurie Rae, Julie French, Mary Hodder and lots of others to help pull together an unconference called She’s Geeky that is happening Oct 22-23 at the Computer History Museum in Santa Clara, California. For me working on this conference is both a chance to give back and do some… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “If there is anything that the grassroots, collaborative modeling of Web 2.0 has taught me it is that for anything that was once thought to be a best practice, you can find better alternatives just by looking deeper. More and more people are doing this and realizing that the old ways of doing business inherited… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “Over the last few months, I have talked with a couple of people who are working on ideas, because that’s what entertains them. I don’t even think they realize that they are founding businesses. Sometimes they are just playing around. Sometimes they are actively trying to solve a problem or provide a service. They walk… Continue Reading