Archives / June, 2013

Explaining The Bead-Chain Experiment

My partner Ryan send around the following awesome video about a bead-chain experience. It’s a fascinating phenomenon. Beautiful, actually. Now, while the experiment, especially in slow motion, is beautiful, I especially enjoyed the discussion around trying to explain what was going on. I’m in conversations like this all the time – where someone is trying…

VC Posts That Say What The VC Thinks About How It All Works

Some of my favorite VC posts are ones that say what the VC posts that say what the VC thinks about how it all works. And – importantly – how it impacts the entrepreneur, his choices, and the dynamics between the entrepreneur and the VC. Fred Wilson does this regularly. For example, see his post…

Talking About Failure

Startups fail. That’s part of the natural entrepreneurial cycle. A great post is making the rounds from an entrepreneur who has 30 days left before he hits the wall. His blog – My Startup has 30 Days to Live – promises to be a powerful one, at least for 30 days. I’m only sad about two…

Flickr is Back!

I had a shitty website day on Friday. But an awesome Flickr day today. It was my anniversary and I wanted to post an anniversary tribute to Amy. I ended up writing a post titled Happy 20th Anniversary Amy. I dug up a bunch of old pictures (hosted in our very large photo archive on…

Happy 20th Anniversary Amy

20 years. Just amazing. You are my favorite person on this planet. Here are some pictures from the past 20 years. Fashion has clearly never been my strong sense. Fortunately, my t-shirts are rubbing off on you. And your class and grace is rubbing off on me. But you can never really take the girl…