Monthly Archives: September 2007

Words of Encouragement

As usual, Paul Graham says something most entrepreneurs have heard before, and yet somehow it’s new: So I’ll tell you now: bad shit is coming. It always is in a startup. The odds of getting from launch to liquidity without … Continue reading

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Obviously part of the Blame America First crowd

The only thing that can really destroy us is us. We shouldn’t do it to ourselves, and we shouldn’t use fear for political purposes—scaring people to death so they will vote for you, or scaring people to death so that … Continue reading

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Ever wondered why some people call it the “Social Graph?”

I’ve been wondering about this myself, then Dave supplied the answer: Now if you showed that diagram to most educated people, they probably would call it a network, and before we talked about social graphs we called them social networks, … Continue reading

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Beautiful video

Fans of Waking Life will recognize the technique, though I’m sure it had been done before that movie. Memories of Fantasies Forgotten from Dovely on Vimeo.

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The best women’s team sport

I’m watching the last 15 minutes of the US vs. North Korea in the Women’s World Cup am reminded once again that soccer is the best women’s team sport. Why? Because there is essentially no difference between the men’s and … Continue reading

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James Fallows finds proof that maybe Tom Friedman is right

Seen in China’s western frontier at a Silk Road market where the craftsmen specialize in handmade rugs:

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