November 2005

On Start-ups

While on the subject of start-ups, some more invaluable links: Nick Denton (founder of Moreover, founder and head of Gawker) on must-have apps for start-ups Ev Williams (Blogger founder, founder and CEO at Odeo) on ten tips for start-ups Socialtext’s Startup Exchange Great stuff, all around.

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Xooglers

Fascinating, insightful group blog by a bunch of Google alumni. It’s an absolute must-read for anyone who wants to understand about how start-ups grow, build the team, etc. Perhaps most revealing for me are the hiccups. In a young start-up, every misstep feels like you’re on the...

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Welcome aboard!

A hearty welcome to the newest member of the team, Eric Olson. Eric will be helping me out as we bring more publishers on board at FeedBurner, help I desperately need! I’m excited to have Eric join the team. In related news, we’re hiring again. Check out...

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File under No Shit, Sherlock

From MSNBC comes this painfully obvious video teaser: Makes you pine for the days of yore when you could bring your automatic weapons to the airport without concern about those pesky security guards separating you from your dear weapon. Leave your own captions or guesses at what...

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Subscribe to this blog by e-mail

I’ve been meaning to add this in for a while… Several months ago we announced a partnership with FeedBlitz, a company that makes it easy to subscribe to an RSS feed via e-mail. FeedBlitz setup is now integrated into your FeedBurner account, so turning this on if...

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On the stability of Windows XP

Courtesy of the indispensable ActiveWords comes this gem. One thing ActiveWords does is monitor which applications I launch frequently, then, on start-up or reboot, ask me if I’d like to assign a short-cut to auto-launch these applications. Sadly, this is one case where the answer is an...

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At the top of my holiday wishlist

Sorry for the light posting. You’d think that with all the not-sleeping I’m doing these days that I’d have plenty of time for blogging. Instead, I’m mostly just trying to get my daughter to sleep. Either that, or complaining to Robin, which doesn’t make much sense since...

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TiVo Netflix RSS Reader

From Hacking Netflix: TiVo Netflix RSS Reader Bitrazor.com has created a Netflix RSS reader for TiVo users. Not sure how easy it is to install (I don’t have a TiVo… yet), but it looks very cool: screenshots. Has anyone with a TiVo tried this? I haven’t, but...

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TPM turns 5

Josh Marshall’s TalkingPointsMemo turns five years old today. TPM is the rarest of blogs: it often contains original reporting and it enjoys widespread respect among the mainstream media. Most importantly, Josh has done a great job staying on top of stories that don’t always receive a lot...

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