Israeli technology companies: What next for the... →
Just got sent a phishing scam via text!
If H&R block sends you a random text to call a number, it’s a fake! Luckily, the FTC disconnected the number, and I only reached a recorded message that educated me about phishing. Wow, I don’t say this very often, but thanks government! Nice to see my tax dollars at work.
More musings on codecademy....
The Rise of the New Groupthink →
Research strongly suggests that people are more creative when they enjoy privacy and freedom from interruption. And the most spectacularly creative people in many fields are often introverted, according to studies by the psychologists Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Gregory Feist. They’re extroverted enough to exchange and advance ideas, but see themselves as independent and individualistic. They’re...
Startup Grind Launches In NYC - Special Guest:... →
If you’re free tonight, come by General Assembly for Startup Grind NYC’s first meet up, featuring a “fireside chat” with Hilary Mason! Pizza/Beer/Wine/Networking included.
Working on Sunday...
Is just no fun at all. Even with football on in the background. Especially when you’re trying to take a doc full of garbled jargon and translate it into something simple and understandable.
At the moment, the only thing potentially more valuable than a relationship with...– The Rise of Developeronomics - Forbes You have just got to read this crazy article. It’s long, but awesome. And eye opening.
Jimmy Fallon as “Tebowie.” It’s a must-watch. Fallon is getting ridiculously good at these.
STOP PIPA & SOPA - NY TECH MEETUP
Just received this from Nate Westheimer… spread the word. Dear NY Tech Meetup Member: The future of the NY tech community is in jeopardy. We are writing to call you to an Emergency NY Tech Meetup in New York on January 18 so that we can publicly demonstrate our collective dismay at the unprecedented attack currently being made on the Internet and our industry. We will gather at 12:30 pm...
It’s the liberating feeling—the physical and psychological sensation—that is...– David Byrne, Bicycle Diaries, nailing the joy of urban biking (via muppetpants)
hammerito: Radiohead // High and Dry
Codecademy continued.... →
brianvan: Mike Bloomberg Is A Smart Businessman, That’s Why He’s Learning To Code The idea is GREAT but it badly needs more material…. ….Of course, part of the problem with modern programming is that the toolsets (for practical applications) are deliberately made to be complex to the point that they’re cumbersome or unintelligible for anyone who’s not a laser-focused genius. Even...
Mike Bloomberg Is A Smart Businessman, That's Why... →
After using the same customized tumblr theme for three years and 11 months, I’ve finally made the big change. Tried to hold my ground, but missing basic features like notes, likes, tags and a link to twitter made switching unavoidable. Plus, I was getting a little tired of the hot pink and black and white paisley background. Kind of like this new one. Except for the weird seal at the bottom.
Carol Cone: The Changing Face of Purpose In 2012 →
Carol Cone, “mother of cause marketing,” presents 12 spot-on trends detailing how businesses will be redefined by purpose in the coming years. I’ve often thought that as corporations oust governments as the most powerful institutions, they have a responsibility to use their influence and money to not only address world’s most pressing problems, but also to enlighten their...
Never have lunch or dinner with anyone unless they make you laugh or can further...– Ingrid Bergman