We were in a board meeting today and the founder/CEO made a comment about a deal...– Fred Wilson That makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside as a college non-graduate.
I have Zack Efron on the line...
Ricky Van Veen: You guys are going to cost me so much money.
Ricky Van Veen: Nobody's going to go to a website that's run by murderers, look what happened to Friendster.
Streeter: That guy killed somebody?
Ricky Van Veen: Probably.
$20,000 (limited edition of 1) * Signed CD/DVD and digital download * T-shirt...– Former NiN Drummer Takes Album Promotion A Step Further The future of the music business? Apparently, Josh Freese (the former drummer of NIN) is using packages like this to sell super premium versions of his new album . I like the idea of celebrity-as-a-service.
Academic Earth - Origins of the Financial Mess →
If you’re looking for a fairly complete (over an hour) look at the financial crisis you can’t do better than Alan Blinder’s lecture at Princeton from January.
Juan Enriquez shares mindboggling new science |... →
If you’re looking for a reason to be optimistic about the future, and pessimistic about the near present, look no further than this TED talk. The gist of it is this: our entire system needs an overhaul, and exponential improvements in fringe sciences will be the impetus for that. I couldn’t agree more, and he shows off some cool examples of where today’s technologies are...
The D-process is a disease of sorts that is going to run its course. When I...– Recession? No, It’s a D-process, and It Will Be Long - Barrons.com
Frankie Hi-NRG MC - M’illumino Di Meno ...
Amish Hackers →
marco: The Amish have the undeserved reputation of being luddites, of people who refuse to employ new technology. It’s well known the strictest of them don’t use electricity, or automobiles, but rather farm with manual tools and ride in a horse and buggy. In any debate about the merits of embracing new technology, the Amish stand out as offering an honorable alternative of refusal. Yet Amish...
Paul Dateh - Violin Some of the finest hip hop...
nostrich: The Kleptones - “Bo” Fantastic. A...
Jape - Floating
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-2-8) →
Kings Of Leon vs Chew Fu (5) Franz Ferdinand (4) NPR (3) Chicago Public Radio (2) Fight Like Apes (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Landover Baptist | Where the Worthwhile Worship.... →
This site is absolutely hilarious. The best part is that every story is only marginally more insane than reality. It’s The Onion of religious news and I can’t get enough.
tmblg: Barack Obama Talkin’ Smack This is a...
Formal education will make you a living; self education will make you a fortune.– Jim Rohn (via poortaste)
How do I download music off Tumblr?– Shebs Mac users (I don’t know the Windows solution): 1. Open the audio post in Safari. 2. In Safari’s menu, click “Window” -> “Activity”. (This opens a window that shows what files Safari is loading.) 3. On the audio post, hit play. 4. Among the URLs in the Activity window is one starting...
Artists, Bands and Musicians on Twitter - Google... →
fred-wilson: great list of artists on twitter including if they are worth following or not Twitter just got a whole lot cooler.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-2-1) →
Fight Like Apes (17) Deltron 3030 (16) Stars (6) Immortal Technique (4) The Hood Internet (3) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz