Monthly Archives: December 2012

Scripting News: My tech new years resolution.

A friend who is a reporter sent an email saying they’re looking for New Year resolutions from people in NY and in tech. Arrgh, I groaned out loud. I’ll never come up with anything. So I put it out of … Continue reading

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Scripting News: What is Silicon Valley?

Silicon Valley is an idea that represents an industry, analogous to Hollywood, Wall Street, MSM, academia. Sometimes these concepts are geographic, sometimes the geography is totally symbolic. For example, there are people who are definitely part of Silicon Valley who … Continue reading

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Scripting News: Silicon Valley is wrong about college.

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about startup culture, and am reminded of its nobility — having started three companies in my career, and learned from each experience, and even occasionally made some money. I’m more positive on startups these … Continue reading

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Thread: Two-minute review of Promised Land starring Matt Damon and Frances McDormand.

What could be bad about a movie starring Matt Damon and Frances McDormand, that was written by Damon and directed by Gus Van Sant? What could be bad? Just about everything. 😦 There were two jokes in the movie. The … Continue reading

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Scripting News: My choice for Blogger of the Year, 2012.

This is something I do at the end of every year, at least for the last five years or so. I try to pick one person who exemplifies the blogging spirit, which is a multi-faceted thing. So each year there’s … Continue reading

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Thread: Reporting weather news?

Someone should report weather news the way other news is reported. I said this in a variety of ways on Twitter yesterday, as a blizzard was working its way through the midwestern US, and got back pointers to regional feeds. … Continue reading

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Scripting News: Heat-seeking missiles.

As someone who enjoys walking in New York, as many NYers do, I thought to take a walk relatively early yesterday. It was crisp, in the low 30s. Not windy. And it’s Christmas Eve so I figured the sidewalks would … Continue reading

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