I used to be @frankensite on Twitter, but it's way easier to remember that Brian Alvey uses @brianalvey. So go follow me over there. Thanks!
You just know that @timoreilly and @oreillymedia are going to see this book cover http://www.brianalvey.com/news... and wonder "Could we *really* do that?"
Excellent recap of Greycroft's CEO Summit by @msuster: http://www.bothsidesofthetable.com/2010... I agree that @sgblank was the highlight.
Google Maps needs a color besides green to indicate "there is no traffic because the highway is closed!"
In spite of being over capacity all day, Twitter plans to add link shortening/tracking services. #genius
Got the funniest DM reply from my wife today. Just the right amount of sympathy: none! ;-)
Very cool: @DanSenor signed the copy of Start-up Nation they gave me at the Greycroft CEO Summit. Can't do that on a Kindle.
On exchanging your company's private shares for someone else's: "Dont trade your dog for someone else's cat."
OH: "People buy the shovel, but they want the hole."
Bracing myself now. Am about to be dazzled by @whurley.
OH: "All startups have only two problems: sales, and everything else."
OH: "Sales in a startup is an adventure. You're making up slides in the parking lot and, typically, your early customers are crazy."
OH: "No business plan survives first contact with customers."
OH: "The reason you're all here is to remind you to never take a VC investment from someone with a smaller house than yours."
OH: "When you don't use Powerpoint, you can go where the audience wants to go."
OH: "An IPO is the worst exit for a CEO."
OH: "We value input, not consensus."
Watching a Bigby video at the Greycroft CEO Summit. My boys would love it.
Great afternoon horseback riding at the Greycroft CEO Summit. Behind me, @whurley took pictures of my horse's rear: http://whrrl.com/experie...
BP: "We've created something that will affect your children's children. Can *you* say the same about your life?" More: http://www.iridetheharlemline.com/twitter...
On a bus headed to the first annual Greycroft CEO Summit. Don't expect live blogging -- just lots of non sequitor OH's.
"Of all the high-profile political marriages of the past decade, it's the Clintons who are still together." http://www.time.com/time...
Left my 2-yr-old alone with YouTube on my iPad and she got Rick Rolled. She was not happy.
Sad. Linda Gold, 1949-2010: http://www.comicmix.com/news...
Nobody liked my "chocolate milksnakes" pun, so I switched it to "boa pecan."
Took 100 years to reach 18 perfect games. Now 2 more in just a few weeks. Did MLB finally outlaw steroids?
Jeff Van Gundy: "There's a difference between tightly called (refereeing) and rewarding flopping." #amen
Just watched the @RethinkDB presentation at O'Reilly MySQL CE 2010: http://mysqlconf.blip.tv/file... "Time travel" queries are hot!
OH: "Even in madness, I know you still believe. Paint me your canvas so I become -- what you could never be."
"We coddle children too much. They need to spend their youth in the factories." http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn... #iloveamerica
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