Everyone on the campaign loved the videos. All the videos ended up doing worse...– How Obama Raised $60 Million by Running a Simple Experiment (via putorti)
Bubbles and the bursting thereof.
langer: shit like this just fucking hurts: “It’s not all going great,” Mr. Wilson told The Observer. “You know, companies are failing. A couple of high-flying entrepreneurs came crashing to the ground recently. Justin Shaffer of Hot Potato and Sam Lessin of Drop.io—both of those companies essentially failed. Both of them ended up ‘selling’ their businesses to Facebook, but those were really...
robgo.org: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Boston... →
Great post by Rob for those looking to orient themselves to the Boston Startup ecosystem. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Boston Tech Community 2011
DDR + 10 years = Kinect
What a difference a decade makes in technology. Junior year of college (2001-2002) we were playing DDR in our living room, stepping on silly plastic pads and calling it dancing. Fast forward to 2010, and now I’m working up a sweat actually dancing while Microsoft’s Kinect camera judges the motion of my every limb, controller free. Wow. What’s amazing is that in a few years...