Joel Spolsky recently spoke at Y Combinator about selling software to corporate...– The Other Half of “Artists Ship”
Celebrities do not use limousines because of vanity. They use them as a...– Death to film critics! Hail to the CelebCult! - Roger Ebert’s Journal
IDEO Rube Goldberg Machine →
I grew up on my grandfather’s books of Rube Goldberg machines. This fills me with the same kind of childlike wonder.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-11-23) →
The Clientele Death Cab for Cutie Sun Kil Moon Rilo Kiley Panic! At the Disco Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
What's the worst Apple application program, and...
marco: John Brissenden: OK, I’ll start. It’s a tie between Safari 3.x and Mail. Safari because it’s slow, and temperamental - I’ll do the slow and temperamental around here, thank you very much - and so much worse than the boring-but-at-least-it-worked 2.x. Mail for pretty much the same reasons, and especially because it’s the poor man’s GMail. Andrew Fox: Mail is awful. Safari is...
At one time, the President and Vice-President were given three-inch-high models...– Barack Obama: What life will be like for new US President Damn that’s a great story… sort of even surprised it’s out there. (via bullshit)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-11-16) →
Air Kings of Leon The Pretenders Okkervil River NPR Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
mdfsmash: caro: The Killers play “Human” at the MTV Europe awards. One of the coolest stage setups I’ve seen, ever.
Even if growth in global demand was at zero for the next 22 years, in order to...– Fatih Birol, author of the IEA’s World Energy Outlook which published today. (via dihard) (via whatson) (via johnbrissenden) (via monkeytypist) As much as I enjoyed filling up my tank for $2.53 a gallon today, I am not optimistic about it staying cheap for long.
TheFunded - Canarie →
Adeo Ressi certainly has a clear and broad view of the VC industry, as the founder of thefunded.com. I am with him on the sentiment that the machine we call ‘raising money’ is broken and he has some straightforward ways of fixing it.
The single greatest line I ever wrote as an analyst,” says Eisman, “was after...– The End of Wall Street’s Boom - National Business News - Portfolio.com Cynics of the world: rejoice. Your years of pessimism have finally paid off.
The Treasury Department also requires bidders to describe their proposed fees,...– BailoutSleuth The internet is great. Someone sees an area that needs closer inspection. They, in a few weeks, create a publication to do just that. Fast, simple, and you don’t have to be a billionaire to do something like this (although it certainly makes it easier).
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-11-9) →
Head Like a Kite Okkervil River Voxtrot Lexicon Friendly Fires Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Ben Kweller - Today (Smashing Pumpkins Cover)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2008-11-2) →
Ben Kweller Lykke Li Jay Reatard Neutral Milk Hotel Juana Molina Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz