Yesterday, True Ventures (a firm that has backed my company and where I spend time as a venture partner) hosted its fourth annual founder’s camp. It was a gathering of those who can simply be described as “the crazy ones.” There were over 125 founders in attendance – talking to each other, teaching each other, and learning from each other.
For a fraction of a second I was a little jealous – there was no such support group when I set out on my entrepreneurial journey. There were so few of us that you could count us on one hand, and still have a finger left to pick your nose with. The first year of being a founder was like climbing a glass wall with nothing but nails for hands.
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Mobile web publishing company OnSwipe offers up a comparison of various tablets based on the usage of OnSwipe-enabled websites that include the likes of the Slate magazine. Continue reading iPad and the other guys
Being a networking nerd, the first thing that I did with my new iPhone 5 – compare LTE speeds with my WiFi network. My WiFi network is powered by a 200 Mbps fiber connection from WebPass, a local San Francisco Internet service provider. I am getting much higher WiFi speeds, thanks to an upgrade in … Continue reading iPhone 5: LTE vs WiFi shootout
So much for not switching and not upgrading from a 3-month-old iPhone 4S. I last exactly five days and ended up getting an iPhone 5 and switched over to the new phone today. Call it peer pressure or hanging out with dudes who would not let me live down my technical backwardness. I don’t have … Continue reading Switched
I couldn’t sleep a wink last night, and ended up watching some stuff on Netflix and Amazon Apps on my iPad. I finally got a chance to see Legally Blonde and the plot reminded me the state of Apple Maps everyone is talking about today. I am guessing there will be a time when they … Continue reading Apple Maps are like Legally Blonde