BRYCE DOT VC: I Believe in Ghosts →
brycedotvc: One of the more thought provoking pieces I’ve read recently comes from Scott Adams, of Dilbert fame, who sketches out a methodology for shaping a digital representation of ourselves: Suppose you wanted to create your own digital ghost to live for eternity in the Internet and maybe do some…
“I’ve been doing location and mobile stuff for a while - for more...– Dennis (via brycedotvc) I’ve started using Foursquare’s Explore feature more and more lately. It’s starting to become one of my top discovery tools.
Deflationary Economics = Start-Up Success (via...
“When you think about the great achievement of the Internet in aiding content, commerce & communication they include: Large scales of connected people & information never seen before in humanity Unprecedented transparency of information Open standards that make it easier to plug into other products & services, creating a global bazaar Socially connected individuals and...
Giant tsunami-shaped clouds (via Yahoo)
In Alabama .
An internet of people via Chris Dixon
“we finally have an internet of people.” An internet of people Over the past few years, a bunch of web-based marketplaces have gotten popular – Etsy, Kickstarter, AirBnb, to name a few. Many of these business ideas had been tried before but are succeeding only now. When a trend like this emerges, it’s always interesting to ask “why now?” For example, for almost a decade,...
BRYCE DOT VC: You Become Who You Hang Around →
If your environment is not making you better, change it. brycedotvc: When I lived in Salt Lake City, I was invited to train with a group of athletes at a facility called Gym Jones. It can be a bit of a polarizing place. Not just anyone can walk in off the street and join. But the reasoning behind it’s exclusivity is fairly straight forward. The gym and it’s…
Timing is everything. Chemistry is something that you don’t just throw in the...– Kevin Garnett, complaining about, at least I think, the rushed training camp required to start the NBA season on Christmas Day. (via richardschang) I’ve re-read this quote like 5 times. It’s amazing. (via newspeedwayboogie)
Is Forced Auto-Following the New Standard?
It seems to me that forced auto-following is becoming a new standard for launching apps and platforms. In the past week, I’ve created accounts on Jig, Oink, and Soundtracking via my Twitter credentials. When I check my profile, I’m already following a chunk of people. Even more, I already have a handfull of followers (see below picture). It’s been two minutes since I signed...
Know Your Unwritten Plan
via Harvard Business Review: “When preparing for the future, you need two plans—one you write down, and one that’s unwritten, fluid, and evolving. This blueprint exists in your mind as a living, changing understanding of where you’re going, why you’re going there, and how you’re going to get there—all based on your current understanding of how the...
How the hell did this happen directly behind me (you can see the back of my head!) and I not notice at all? Kudos to @garettpress on an excellent twirl. t3amjam: G Press Best video