Love is out there

December 22, 2016

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The Entire Internet

December 22, 2016

Circa May 1973…


Holy Smokes Man

December 21, 2016

National Geographic got access to Elon Musk and SpaceX leading up to the first time they actually landed the booster. This video, showing the reactions from the SpaceX folks, is amazing.

I love Elon Musk running outside to stand in a desolate Florida road to watch the booster try to land and his reaction when it does. I’m thinking I would have used a different word starting with S…


Strange Bedfellows

December 20, 2016

Glenn Beck and Samantha Bee…


Woz was my Teacher

December 16, 2016

Not mine unfortunately. Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, apparently taught an after school computer class to 5th graders in 1995. Via Motherboard

Then he pulled a floppy disk out of his pocket and proceeded to take it apart to show us what each piece did. In the back of the room were 30 brand new Apple Macintosh PowerBooks (1400c) on loan to us. He said that those who mastered the concepts would get to keep theirs at the end of the year.

Must have been a really cool class…


Guard Your Big Rocks

December 15, 2016

Software developers know this to be true, uninterrupted time is gold. Jason Fried, founder of Basecamp among other things, wrote this article, “What’s an hour?”. Read it to understand this post’s title.

Do you have 60 minutes? Or do you have 15 minutes, 10 minutes, 25 minutes, 5 minutes, and 5 minutes?

I recently spoke to 600+ people at the Lean Startup conference. I asked “Who here can remember having 4 continuous hours to themselves at work any time in the last 5 years?” Maybe 20 or 30 people raised their hand. Out of 600+. That’s tragic.

He did this related TED talk several years ago…


Carriage House

December 7, 2016

I love carriage houses in Brooklyn, but these days they are crazy expensive.

This one is in our neighborhood. The location is excellent and the place looks fantastic.

But $5.6 million? Ouch.