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Exit!

April 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Personal, VC, tech

Tweet So I mentioned last week that I’d be giving a bit of insight into the day-to-day happenings in the life of a young VC, or as my business card would say “Associate.” Now, making an investment is pretty exciting, right? You’re putting money into a company, hoping that all of your analysis (whether in [...]

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Super Bowl Commercial Fail

February 9th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Personal, tech

Tweet During Sunday’s big game, the commercials were (as usual) a big focus of the night. Thankfully, the game itself wasn’t overshadowed by the commercials or by old dudes playing during halftime. Nonetheless, there were a few memorable moments from the night away from the gridiron. ┬áThere was the controversial showing of the Tim Tebow [...]

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Google’s Nexus One

January 5th, 2010 · 3 Comments · tech

Tweet Will the introduction of Google’s new smartphone be the beginning of a paradigm shift in a mobile industry characterized by restrictions and locked devices? Looks like it! As the WSJ explains: First, the search giant is bringing out a beautiful, sleek new Android phone, the Nexus One, built to its specifications. Second, it has [...]

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New Uses for Old Technology

December 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Personal, tech

Tweet Edit: Some of the following links have now been disabled by Google. However, accessing Google Translate directly still gives you text-to-speech capability. Have you ever wanted to send a short message through spoken word but didn’t have the time or hardware to make a recording, transfer a file to your computer, and upload online? [...]

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Chrome OS, A Game Changer?

November 19th, 2009 · 3 Comments · tech

Tweet As many of you probably know, Google officially announced the arrival of its Chrome operating system this morning. Now, there are plenty of people who can’t wait to start using it, and just as many who pooh-pooh the launch of an OS that basically just operates in the cloud. The thing about Chrome OS [...]

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