Like many of my peers, I buy a lot of domain names. As I’ve launched products and sites over the years, finding an available domain is a challenge, and becomes more challenging every year. So when I am thinking about a new project, I’ll usually invest in a few domain names early on, ready andContinue reading “Abandoning GoDaddy for Hover.com, A Partner I Can Support”
Over a lovely Christmas dinner, our family had a long discussion yesterday about the lack of products made in the USA, and how impossible it feels to shop for gifts that help American workers. And indeed, when I look at my Christmas gifts (thanks, family!) I see nearly everything made somewhere else while millions ofContinue reading “Does Your Spending Match Your Values?”
I love love love this and will certainly remember 2011 as a year when gay rights were significantly expanded.
It’s nearly time for the feats of strength and the airing of grievances.
Now we wait and we watch.
People are walking into their local Kmart and anonymously paying off the layaway accounts of people trying to get gifts for Christmas. Many times they are asking about accounts with toys in them to ensure that some kids have gifts under the tree. I heard this story on NPR and am in love with the generosity ofContinue reading “Anonymously Paying Off Kmart Layaway Accounts”
I’m fascinated by this, and love it. Libraries have taken their public mission of bringing people together to learn and extended it to helping people create, which is just plain awesome. As information becomes more digital, public libraries are striving to redefine their roles. A small number are working to create “hackerspaces,” where do-it-yourselfers shareContinue reading “Libraries Become Hacker-spaces”
Who knows… but just had to take a snap of this:
I was out for a few drinks on Friday evening and unlocked my first Foursquare/American Express special. The connection between your location, the merchant, and American Express, all facilitated by Foursquare, is incredibly powerful. It reminded me of an idea I pitched to American Express during a long series of job interviews back in 2007,Continue reading “Foursquare and American Express”
She thinks Michele Bachmann could have done a better job of treating that 8 year old boy with respect, and I agree: (If you’re impatient, skip to 1:20)