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brycedotvc: JWZ had some choice words for VCs the other day: When a VC tells you what’s good for you, check your wallet, then count your fingers. I did make a bunch of money by winning the Netscape Startup Lottery, it’s true. So did most of the early engineers. But the people who… Read the whole thing. If you’re having VC problems I feel bad for you son…
Cain, married for 43 years, needs voters to think it’s possible his friend,...– Art of the possible - POLITICO.com Print View Damning article from POLITICO. Cain is already finished as a candidate, the man should be attempting to salvage his marriage and his professional reputation.
6. Most VCs today that I know are a whole lot different than the VCs I knew a...– Burnouts, VC Cons And Slave Labor: A Marxian Drama « Uncrunched Not even sure what I think of the rest of this drama, but could not agree more with point 6. The last five or six years has seen the emergence of VCs who get the whole culture, who aren’t there to just make a buck - and...
Oliver Vernon →
This wasn’t a case of natural storytelling progression or even following the...– The Walking Dead Recap: Bring Your Daughter to the Slaughter - Hollywood Prospectus Blog I don’t think it’s that bad, but yeah, the first half of Season 2 has been slow. Looking forward to the second half getting its legs underneath it and introducing Micchone and the Governor.
The problem, of course, is that you can get lost in them, using the legitimate...– Caught in the Webb: Let’s Not Party Like It’s 1999 | Betabeat — News, gossip and intel from Silicon Alley 2.0. First order of business: I’m delighted to see my friend Rick Webb start a column. He’s prolific enough, as those of you who follow his writing here on Tumblr know well already....
While convenient, credit cards do not encourage consumers to deliberate over...– Study of the Day: Why You Should Shun Credit Cards on Black Friday - Hans Villarica - Life - The Atlantic Duh.
But perhaps the biggest sin of the lot was effectively to render all credit...– Death of a currency as eurogeddon approaches - Telegraph
They’ve been to the Rose Bowl, the Cotton Bowl, the Fiesta Bowl, and last...– Michael Kruse on Nike and the success of Oregon football - Grantland That was the beginning of the season. This is now: A quarter-billion dollar training facility. Ninety possible combinations for their “winning” Nike Combat Pro uniforms. A recruiting class built by practices that are...
Think about it this way: If you have $100,000 invested in mutual funds in a...– 5 New Ways to Think About Companies’ Nuisance Fees - NYTimes.com
Tom Hulme pointed out a lack of startups founded by designers in the UK. He...– For Startups, Great Design is Vital - The Next Web
It takes courage to swim against the tide of know-nothingness that has become de...– The Palinization of the GOP - The Washington Post
People don’t hate the police for fighting off aggressors or arresting law...– The Washington Monthly - Ten Miles Square - Dumb-ass Training and the U.C. Davis Pepper Spray Incident
According to the SHRM 2011 Employee Job Satisfaction Survey Report to be...– http://www.shrm.org/Research/FutureWorkplaceTrends/Documents/11-0697 Workplace_Visions_Issue4 FINAL.pdf
But it is not Zynga’s failure to grasp this basic fact of startup...– Rondam Ramblings: In defense of the Google chef I don’t know what the inside of Zynga looks like, but I haven’t read a single thing about them this week that makes me think the culture there is someplace I’d fit in.
An economically beneficial base and an American regional presence friendlier...– The Biggest Little Diplomatic Crisis You’ve Never Heard of - D.B. Grady - International - The Atlantic
If anything, Adobe is making some good moves, showing that it understands where...– What the end of Flash means for Adobe – SplatF
We’ve all had human moments. President Obama is still trying to find all 57...– Yeah. I get Rick Perry’s campaign emails so you don’t have to. #lame
The group is overworked and understaffed: They met a week ago to decide whether...– Meet Occupy Wall Street’s Mysterious Finance Committee — Daily Intel
A Brief Rant on the Future of Interaction Design →
Probably as close to a perfect post as has been written on the topic in a very long while.
Women hold slightly more than half (52.3 percent) of creative class jobs and...– The Income Disparity of Women in the Creative Class - Jobs & Economy - The Atlantic Cities
30 companies enjoyed a negative effective income tax rate over the three-year...– Study: 30 top firms paid no federal income taxes Nothing changes until corporate tax rates get reformed and standardized. It all starts there.
Adam Gopnik on the Days of Great French Dining →
I detest Gopnik’s gastronomic cheerleading but this is a solid read.
The devil's details →
bobulate: Lucy,1 a dog,2 is now in Tattly3 format4. 1 This particular dog is a viszla, a small type of pointer. 2 Jason Santa Maria designed the current dog mark, which stands as the mark for my personal website, Bobulate.com. Previous marks can be seen here and here. 3 If you’ve missed it. 4 I have been, for many years, feeding my dog grapes which I thought healthy until recently, in irony...
The New Aesthetic: The Inside Story of the SWORDS... →
new-aesthetic: The Inside Story of the SWORDS Armed Robot “Pullout” in Iraq: Update - Popular Mechanics I am currently reading PW Singer’s Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century and one of the striking tropes is the way every new technology starts as a surveillance… “weaponized surveillance” is your new bicycle.