Continental Flight 1404 passenger Mike Wilson (@2drinksbehind) used Twitter to communicate first-hand news of last night’s plane crash. I took screen shots of his tweets to show what Twitter can do for immediate access to information. I broke them down into the summary (shown below), the most recent and all of Mike’s related tweets. It’s [...]
Posts from “December, 2008” are listed below.
Today marks my 650th day using Twitter. Rob and I first signed up for Twitter at SXSW in March 2007. At the time, we both didn’t “get it” which remains the same for most new Twitter users. However, today I continually find great links to information I’d probably miss, insightful input on questions I need [...]
After four years of Treo’s, I’ve switched to the Blackberry. Just a few weeks after I blasted the Blackberry Storm, I did join the “Crackberry” ranks, but with the Curve. I frequently get asked why I don’t get the iPhone and my typical answer is… I need a keyboard and the iPhone’s screen just doesn’t [...]
I’m starting to get overloaded by Twitter. I really enjoy their service, but I struggle to see what my friends say because my feed is too crowded with my web contacts. Sometimes I get asked did you see what some local person says on Twitter and usually, I’ve missed it. I started using Twitter in [...]
The most common word in the startup vernacular to describe the stage of financing is its round. I told Andy Swan Tuesday, I view startup careers more like rounds in a boxing match with each one being a new business. In a professional boxing match, a round is three minutes long. In my startup life, [...]
Yesterday, I posted a preamble for today’s post about my new startup, MoneyPath. I truly wasn’t trying to be coy and I’ll try to explain below how MoneyPath came about. To keep this as simple as possible, let me explain what MoneyPath does, who’s involved and next steps. What is MoneyPath? On the surface, MoneyPath [...]