See you on campus where I will introduce you to my smokin’ hot wife and...– Matt Merrill, from the intro to the Stanford class of 2000 10-year reunion class book. Hilarious.
Streetfilms | The World’s First “Transit Appliance” Hot of the presses from Streetfilms’ trip to the Railvolution conference in Portland. Open data + open hardware + open software = a transit appliance you can hack up for $170! via opentransportation
The bundle is the walking dead. Only question is how long it survives.– The Future of Television & The Digital Living Room | Both Sides of the Table Great post on the media/tv/internet business by Mark Suster (via fredwilson)
The Fun Theory →
Really nice set of videos exploring the “fun theory” - that people can be motivated to do good things by adding a little fun. It’s a marketing campaign put on by Volkswagen, so I’m curious where it’s headed. But the videos are great (via Naparstek) — — —
The best scenario is to get the model of profitability right before you take...– A VC: The Easy Answers Usually Don’t Work I like this way of looking at it — and I’ve been talking to a lot of entrepreneurs lately who are considering raising money before they have the model quite right. My understanding of when to take big VC is when you’ve proven the...
Agenda:Open discussion on L-0.5 zoned areas along Cypress Street. The Economic...– Really nicely written email, in my opinion, from the Brookline economic development advisory board. Clearly written and inviting, with a good sense of context.
If there is a single maxim that runs through this book’s arguments, it is that...– Steven Johnson, “Where Good Ideas Come From” (via fred-wilson) Hear, hear. I really believe this, and I think it is an important part of our business strategy at OpenPlans.
Something else I like about us? We are scrappy. OpenPlans has subsisted...– Digifesto - Job opening at OpenGeo for GeoNode From a few months back but worth highlighting. Inspiring and nicely written stuff from my co-worker Sebastian Benthall on where OpenPlans is these days. On Monday, Vanessa will be reporting out our updated forecasts for 2011, and will have a...
One of the all time great #songsthatstuck is Sun...
I used to want to run for Congress. Now that I’ve been exposed to Members of...– You Can’t Have a Receipt for your Taxes - A Healthy Information Diet - InfoVegan.com More liquid knowledge from Clay Johnson
How Did We Get Here? - Dive Into HTML5 →
Fascinating chapter from “Dive into HTML 5” on the history of HTML
We were not in Soho anymore. There was no pizza, no sticker-covered Macs, and...– Now is the time on transit when we dance! | OpenPlans My colleague Michael gives a nice wrap up of his recent trip to Vienna for an international transit trip planning conference.
In Portland, Open Data Makes It Easier to Get... →
Another nice video about open transit data, featuring our wonderful clients at TriMet. Portland really is paradise!
Current Mail Queues Inbox: 151. Low priority: 803. Unknown: 280. I’ve sent...– Contact — Matt Mullenweg I’ve been thinking a lot about email management lately. A few weeks ago, I mentioned the idea of an email status board that lets people know how backed up your inbox is, to give an estimate of your expected response time. Well, just today I saw that Matt Mullenweg,...