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Louis Gray

Louis Gray

Silicon Valley early adopter, tech geek blogger, and dad w/twins +1
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Blogs Still Trump Streams for Longform Content With a Long Shelf Life - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Blogs Still Trump Streams for Longform Content With a Long Shelf Life
Five years later, I still point people to the FriendFeed changelog as an example of best practices for transparency. http://changelog.friendfeed.com/
"Description: too tired to finish this right now" lol - Brent Schaus
^ Sleep is unproductive and a waste of time. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
"steampunk tweaks from kevin" - Steve C Team Marina
"Because I have to stop working now, computer is going away :(" - L'Andre
That is strangely fascinating - Laura Norvig from iPhone
That changelog is a beautiful thing. - Sean McBride
So....Friendfeed hasn't changed since 2009? - Shey
Zillowionnaires Common As Bay Area Property Prices Boom - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Zillowionnaires Common As Bay Area Property Prices Boom
I Heartily Endorse This Event Or Product - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
I Heartily Endorse This Event Or Product
Sleep is unproductive and I'm going to get you!
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Heh! - SAM
I've always been a night person. This explains a lot. - Louis Gray
Our water use is down 40% year over year, due in part to going with Rachio for our smart sprinkler system. We're also down about 60% from two years ago. More to do, but the right direction. http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
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We went 54k gallons over a 60 day period in 2012 to 24k this year. Our kids still take too many baths, and we do too much laundry, but the trajectory is good. - Louis Gray
We too have been cutting back on water usage. In completely unrelated news, we had to have 17 trees taken out this summer. :( Oh, wait, that's not completely unrelated, is it? :( - Amit Patel
Our well is producing a few gallons a day per person. Around here the water truckers have been overwhelmed with business since june as wells have run dry. We're using bottled water and eating off paper plates. #prayforrain #sacrificepeopleforrain - Todd Hoff
Looking at the data makes me feel like we're still using a ton of water, but unless we never bathe or wash clothes, we're hard pressed to take it dramatically lower. - Louis Gray
That's 12K gallons a month? That's 400 gallons a day. With 4 people that's 100 gallons per person per day. Which is average. So that's very good progress. Good work. Using no water landscaping is a good next step. That will be coming soon enough for everyone. Without better monitoring data it's hard to go that next step in reducing usage. Here are some more water savings tips: http://friendfeed.com/toddh.... - Todd Hoff
Aldercroft Heights is now rationing to 50 gallons per household per day. - Todd Hoff
@todd, but we have five people. :) - Louis Gray from Android
It's extreme, but you can give one away to a family of 3. - Todd Hoff
Rachio Users Save 10 Million Gallons of Water Amidst Drought - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Rachio Users Save 10 Million Gallons of Water Amidst Drought
One the one hand, I'm amused that Sarah's goal for the year is to eat lunch (because she's hungry). On the other hand, I think the obsession with food is showing up in her self-portrait for her "Super Firstie Selfie". First grade, oh how you've changed.
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She drew herself as a chicken? - Stephen Mack from iPhone
She looks more like a nugget than a chicken outright. - Louis Gray
Do first graders at their school have smart phones? - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
They do not. Thank goodness. But their teacher does have access to online kits. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product... - Louis Gray
If Content is Portable, Where You Consume It Doesn't Matter - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Striving for Streams of Serendipity or Inbox Zero? - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Striving for Streams of Serendipity or Inbox Zero?
First Grade: Initiated.
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Looks like they are going in with the proper attitude - Steve C Team Marina
Go get em! - Eric - It's My Thing
thats cute - sandra hall
Today, Kristine and I did an 8 mile loop hike in Cool, CA. It's in El Dorado County. This is what Fitbit says it looks like. Lots of ups and downs!
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I'm Joining the Google Analytics Team to Help Make Data Count http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Grats! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Joining the Google Analytics Team to Help Make Data Count - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Joining the Google Analytics Team to Help Make Data Count
When Priced for Perfection, Startups Not Given Room for Error - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
When Priced for Perfection, Startups Not Given Room for Error
"When a private company sees incredible media visibility, and scores a fast-ramping, highly active customer base, it's usually assumed similarly climbing revenue isn't far behind. For game changers like Facebook and Twitter, who commanded sky high valuations privately before earning them publicly, this made sense. But for companies who are seen to have missed expectations, the descent in public perception and media love can be fast and steep - forcing pivots and other odd behavior that can be somewhat puzzling to the outside world." - Louis Gray from Bookmarklet
something about the layout screams "Best of Craigslist" to me. - Big Joe Silence
When Priced for Perfection, Startups Not Given Room for Error - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
When Priced for Perfection, Startups Not Given Room for Error
Achievement Unlocked: Throwing Out the 1st Pitch at an A's Game: http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
P.S... I really miss the FF bookmarklet working. :( - Louis Gray
which browser? still works like a champ for me in Firefox. - Big Joe Silence
i miss the bookmarklet but dang that's rad! - kendrak
Grats, Louis! - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Achievement Unlocked: Throwing Out 1st Pitch at an A's Game - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Achievement Unlocked: Throwing Out 1st Pitch at an A's Game
This amuses me. I am shaking my fist at Matt Cutts. Always one step ahead!
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Everyone has a Matt Cutts in their lives. =) - Yvonne Renee from FFHound!
Life By Numbers and Notifications - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Life By Numbers and Notifications
Rachio's Smart Sprinkler Controller Brings Intelligence to the Yard - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
Rachio's Smart Sprinkler Controller Brings Intelligence to the Yard
Beware of the wily #seesmic raccoon. It has invaded my home and made its imprint on my twins.
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We're all doomed! Run for your life. - Matt Ruiz
Now he looks life a lot of fun. Wonderful and thanks for sharing. - Robert Mendez
this is huge!!!! - Loic Le Meur
Louis, how many kids do you have and what ages? I will get you tshirts! - Loic Le Meur
Excellent :) - Jean-François Amadei
Loic, we just have the two one-year-old twins. They are unrepentant and always accept schwag. - Louis Gray
great thanks Louis - Loic Le Meur
btw Louis, did you know Loic is Louis in "Breton"? We actually have the same first name - Loic Le Meur
Now I know. I knew France was a big fan of Louis. We were "elected" king more than a dozen times, no? - Louis Gray
Louis, does Loic call you Loo-ey? - Derrick
Derrick, I haven't noticed. Yesterday, when I abruptly and rudely called for him to come on stage to pose with Iain of TweetDeck and Nick of TweetMeme, he said "anything for Louis" and I believe I heard an "s". - Louis Gray
I used the "s" to make it sound english but yeah, no s pronounced in french - Loic Le Meur
I start my French classes in September for my trip next year. I wonder if Loic can tutor me. Louis, you're my "in". Make it happen! - Derrick
Cute as ever. - Anne Bouey
My suitcase is actually full of that! :D - shinchi
... and my son's name is Lewis - Though as his mum and me both lived in France, that's not too surprising. - Jim Connolly
5 year bumpage. - Louis Gray
I had lunch with Steve Lacy today. AMA.
How was lunch? - Stephen Mack from iPhone
How many steps in total was the circuit? - Steve and 4 other people
BTW lunch was fine the chicken was a bit tough. :) - Steve and 4 other people
Lunch was good. Pizza, chicken, vegetables. Even dessert! - Louis Gray
According to Moves, our route was 4,231 steps in total. - Louis Gray
So Kristine sees this photo from I/O and says, "Who's the cutie?" I answer, "That's me. What, you don't recognize me?"
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This 4-day holiday weekend, my main squeeze Johnny and I are going traveling. #ffflashback
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50 Top Startups from 2010: Acquired, Pivoted or Still Going? - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
50 Top Startups from 2010: Acquired, Pivoted or Still Going?
100 Days of Solar Energy: Like Having Two Priuses on My Roof - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
100 Days of Solar Energy: Like Having Two Priuses on My Roof
Matthew and Sarah turn six today! Happy birthday twinners!
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Awww! Happy birthdays! - Stephen Mack
Happy birthday! - Anne Bouey
Happy birthday to the twins! - Mary B: #TeamMonique
Wait...what?! Weren't they just born not that long ago? - April Russo
Yay! Congrats. - Daniel W. Crompton
@April, they were born just yesteryear... - Daniel W. Crompton
Six years and one day ago. - Louis Gray
How time flies! Happy belateds :) - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Belated happy birthday! - Stephan #TeamMarina from iPhone
A belated Happy Birthday to Sarah and Matthew! - vicster: full-bodied
The Myth of the Billion Dollar Startup - http://blog.louisgray.com/2014...
The Myth of the Billion Dollar Startup
Double Daddy Donut Day and Braden Photobombs! (/cc Stephen who just did this)
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nice tie! - Marie
Sarah made me that tie! - Louis Gray
Awww is so cute <3 - Johan Andres Diaz Mora
Awesome! - Stephen Mack
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