The Good People of Go Daddy and Arizona

The Good People of Go Daddy and Arizona

Several months ago I was invited to speak to the development organization at Go Daddy about Web 3.0 and the future of the Internet, and last week I had the pleasure of delivering my talk. I was in Arizona from Wednesday to Sunday, and from Friday to Sunday we had a mini-vacation. Giving the talk […]

Something is Happening to our Brains

Something is Happening to our Brains

There are few who at this point have not heard about the suicide of Abraham Biggs on Justin.Tv. Few don’t know that visitors to the chat room associated with the Justin.Tv video feed egged him on, and a few are not disgusted by the thought, no, the horror of what happened. But there is a […]

Can’t We Disagree Without Being Disagreeable

Today I read this blog post by Dave McClure that I’d like to talk about. Dave is an investor in Mint, a company that was recently acquired by Intuit, along with being a generally well respected guy in the tech universe. Dave is apparently mad because another prominent blogger, Jason Fried, CEO of 37Signals, wrote […]

From SXSW: Oh That Sounds Like Yojimbo

So this morning I was walking the halls of SXSW and I bumped into Guy Kawasaki. We don’t know each other, but back in the day when I was doing DayMaker, he had a PIM suite called TouchBase/Datebook. So I decided to say hello. Anyway, we chatted for a second and he asked what I […]

Too Much Suckage

In looking around the web today, a theme occurred to me that is near and dear to my heart. There is too much suckage. Tech impresario Tim O’Reilly says it in one way. Brilliant tech market strategist Umair Haque says it another way. Startup igniter Paul Graham says it yet another way. But the point […]

Month One Down. You Guys Rock!

Thank all of you. I have been blogging for one month now and I am overwhelmed by both the size, engagement, and intellect of you, my readers. I thought it would be fun to share some of what I have been seeing so you could understand exactly why I am overwhelmed. Stats about 150 subscribers […]

Amazon Kindle. Geek Hate. Civilian Love

The Amazon Kindle has gotten a lot of hate from the tech community. I find that interesting juxtaposed with Amazon’s claim that the Kindle is selling well. Personally, it has always been my suspicion that the Kindle would do well, flaws and all. Now I don’t want to be seen as an apologist for Amazon. […]