Monthly Archives: May 2012

A little free advice for Bitly

First, a disclaimer — I was involved in the startup of Bitly, a few years back. And a brief history. It was wildly popular right out of the gate. A much-needed product that did something simple reasonably well. The URLs … Continue reading

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Thread: Bitly’s “bitmarks”

Sound a bit like blorkmarks. Heh. Well not quite as cool. Anyway, it looks like they’re creeping up on Twitter. Sharing bookmarks with your friends is a lot like what people use Twitter for, wouldn’t you say? Maybe Twitter is … Continue reading

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Not enough places to post

Maybe the best dialog in any movie is in Chinatown when the character played by Faye Dunaway explains the relationship between herself and her daughter to the character played by Jack Nicholson. I’m not going to spoil it in case … Continue reading

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Thread: My First Screencast.

Movie that shows, at a very basic level, how outliners work.

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What if Facebook’s phone is really a camera?

Henry Blodget who writes a provocative investment column for Business Insider, says if Facebook announces a phone you would be wise to dump the stock. He lists seven reasons, which make assumptions about what the product is, and overlook the … Continue reading

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Worknote: bbcriver.com becomes bbc.newsriver.org

Got a question from a user about where bbcriver.com went to.

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It’s not all mobile

I’ve heard a lot of the insiders in Silicon Valley say everything is mobile now. But what does that mean? The protocol of mobile is LTE and GSM and whatever. I don’t know them all because it’s not my world. … Continue reading

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