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Some Practical Advice For Getting Profitable

11.21.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Ted Rheingold at Dogster has a great post up titled 10 Tips for Building a Profitable Business.  My favorite is #4: Spend at least 50% of your time selling. Many technology companies assume if they built great product it will sell itself yet that almost never happens. Usually we’ve found that incorrect assumption is a […]

Oblong – Seeing Is Believing

11.19.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Shared by Alex HCI matters! At Foundry Group, we’ve been talking about human computer interaction (HCI) as one of our key investment themes.  Our premise behind HCI is that the way humans interact with computers is going to change radically over the next 20 years.  If you roll forward to 2028 and look back to […]


11.14.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Shared by Moah stunning. totally going on my wish list. 😛 Published by  Original source :…

Meet NYC's Most Expensive Apartment: $65 Million

11.14.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Shared by Moah wow, the things filthy rich people do. Pay 65M dollars and you don’t even get a yard or your own building. Are you freaking kidding us? The New York Observer: A 78th-floor penthouse at the Time Warner Center came on today for $65 million, which works out to a bewildering $7,831 per […]

Google Earth's ancient Roman holiday

11.13.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Google Earth's new layer of ancient Rome offers virtual tourists the chance to explore an ancient city at its peak. (Credit: Google) Google Earth is extending its satellite perspective to paint a picture of what the ancient city of Rome looked like nearly two millennia ago. While satellites weren’t around to give us a bird’s […]

The Lazy Man’s Guide to Getting Things Done

11.13.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Shared by Jim S brilliant! Article by Zen Habits contributor Jonathan Mead. What if I told you that you could be totally lazy and irresponsible, and still accomplish just as much? What if you could slack off, loiter, and essentially do nothing and get more done than the average person. It’s a bit of an […]

Reusable Dry Cleaning Bag/Hamper from Greenward

11.12.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

As a professional organizer, we find dry cleaning bags to be irksome for a couple reasons. The environmental waste is obvious. But from a closet organizing perspective, we see a lot of clothes organizing systems break down when people bring home their dry cleaning… One of the most user-friendly ways to organize your clothes is […]

Robert Reich's Blog: The Mini Depression and the Maximum-Strength Remedy

11.11.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Shared by Moah I discovered this post from Scoble’s shared items. The power of Google Reader! I am more than glad Obama picked people with this kind of view to be on his economic advisory team. So the crucial questions become (1) how much will the government have to spend to get the economy back […]

Wanna Work For Stamen Design?

11.11.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Shared by Moah If I was a developer or if I had the patience to fight with code or if the job posting was for a designer, I’d totally apply. So my developer friends, apply. They do the coolest visualizations on the web. Digg Labs, Hindsight are both very innovative and not just at the […]

Conscientious Cook: The Cost of Running Kitchen Appliances

11.10.08 Posted in Uncategorized by

Elizabeth’s post from a few weeks ago on costing out a home-cooked meal got us thinking about the average cost of running our kitchen appliances. Did you know that a slow-cooker on the high setting uses about 150 watts and costs roughly 2-cents per hour? Hear more after the jump! posted originally from: TheKitchn In […]