So solitude can mean introspection, it can mean the concentration of focused...– Solitude and Leadership | The American Scholar I feel bad posting this as an excerpt. This really needs to be read as a whole.
as we cease to know where our feet will go we...
Same Old Story All Over Again →
Startup disrupts big bloated industry. Big bloated industry cannot compete directly. Industry goes to government to box out the startup. Consumers lose.
“when I said I can see me in your eyes, ...
Your #1 competitor starting out will always be the BACK button, nothing else.– Garry Tan
This is going to be awesome. The Social Network trailer. via caro:
As a personal passion of the president and during his visit to Silicon Valley...– CNN (via fred-wilson)
Sencha Touch Demo →
Such an awesome concept: The site is a crowd-funded journalism platform. It’s one part Kickstarter and one part The Huffington Post. I love the fact that they show all of the funders next to the story, including institutions. If you look into the list of supporters, you’ll even find some newspapers are getting on board. The Seattle PI kicked in $200 to help fund this story, for...
Toro Y Moi - Talamak Thanks to the lovely Zeina...
When people need to kick back, have fun, and party, I will be there, unlike your...– I’m Comic Sans, Asshole. This is brilliant
SeaMicro drops an atom bomb on the server industry... →
I don’t normally talk about enterprise hardware here, but this is too crazy to ignore. These guys seem to have figured out how to virtualize networking and storage so that they can cram 512 Atom chips into a single server rack. Basically, everything outside the CPU and RAM are shared resources between the 512 virtual machines. If you believe their claims, the power/space savings are...
mitchellrocksforjustice: johnallred: La Roux...
A lot of people have begun using the term ecosystem to describe these big...– Web Services as Governments - Union Square Ventures
Jamie Lidell - A Take Away Show (by La Blogotheque) Blogotheque has been stepping things up lately.
akaplan716: NPR interview with Clay Shirky: “The...
OneSocialWeb - Creating a free, open, and... →
Listen to the founder talk about the project and you’ll understand why social networking needs to stop being a service and start being a protocol. The open web always wins in the end.
Whyday: 19 August 2010 →
By disappearing in his prime, _why has (inadvertently?) become a programming folk hero. Also, whoever designed this page has a great eye and an impressive sense of restraint. Suits _why’s style nicely too.
If the tech industry’s innovators ignore government policy, it will instead be...– Anil Dash (via soupsoup)
Video JS →
Developers take note: image free, ultra lightweight, WebM video player.
Save My Life →