I think the market is, on average, more supportive of #foss and #indieweb products and services than seed stage and angel investors are.
Tag Archives: startups
My friend Andrew Hyde recently launched a really cool service for freelancers called pick.im (pronounced (pick ‘em). Here’s what it looks like in Mobile Safari on the iPad: It searches based on three things: location, type of service, and budget. Yet one of them doesn’t show up in the form: the location. The location is [...]
I’ve become a somewhat avid twitter user over the last several months. It’s helped me to stay in contact with existing friends and to get to know a few people from Refresh Phoenix, a local web design/development club. For those who don’t know what it is, it’s like LiveJournal, except each blog entry is limited [...]
One of my favorite web apps for finding news is TailRank. TailRank indexes thousands of blogs, and shows news that is that is being discussed by lots of legitimate bloggers. On their page, there are a bunch of stories, each with one main blog and a sampling of other blogs that reference the story. If [...]
Valentine’s Day was fairly uneventful for me this year, but humankind made significant progress that day. Trevor Blackwell, a very smart man and a friend of Paul Graham, got his robot, Dexter, to walk with dynamic balancing. The video is one of the most amazing things I’ve watched in my life. It was like the [...]