Jay Adelson and Kevin Rose were kind enough to surprise the Digg Meetup audience with kittens and buttons at the Seattle Digg Meetup. I went on the stage and joined in the fun.
Hello. Welcome to Washington State. Do you print outdated news on dead trees while fleecing the advertising industry? If you answered “Yes”, we’ll give you a 40% tax break. That’s now the law in Washington. In the last 3 years, US ad spending shrank from $230 billion to $222 billion. The two most volatile categories … Continue reading I Love the Smell of Fresh Subsidy in the Morning
Here’s a little “Internets is serious business” moment:
Some time ago, the world decided that “compromising” was a good thing. Eventually, the thought seeped into corporate culture and even trickled down to the startup world. That’s too bad, since compromising is the stoner drug of choice for gutless entrepreneurs. Just so that we’re clear, I’m not arguing for the complete opposite. Bull-headed, over-confident … Continue reading The Bullshit Siren Call of Compromise