Eight months ago, I made the switch to WordPress. I couldn’t bear it anymore. And honestly I was bracing myself for a possible shutdown of the service by Verizon given their lack of interest or understanding of Tumblr. WordPress has been great. It’s a rock solid platform and I control my little part of the […]Continue reading "Hopeful about the future of Tumblr"
I very much enjoyed this recent interview with Matt Mullenweg (founder of Automatic, developer of WordPress and the most recent owner of my beloved Tumblr). This particular response from Matt was my favorite part of the conversation I will add that one of the most amazing things about the technological revolution was allowing for economics […]Continue reading "Keeping the internet weird"
I pressed the switch and moved my blog from Tumblr to WordPress today. I shared some brief thoughts on Tumblr. Sort of a good bye post I suppose. So from now on I’m going to post over here and on Medium. For those of you that might have been following my Tumblr, this new place […]Continue reading "Eleven years later"
Andrew wrote a post yesterday about leaving Spark Capital. While this was known to many of us for the last few months, seeing the words written out yesterday made it real I suppose. I first met Andrew when he was an associate at Union Square Ventures. We worked together on the Tumblr investment and also […]Continue reading "Thank you, Andrew Parker"
Been thinking about my blog here on Tumblr since I posted about Kottke.org yesterday. I’ve been writing down words, sharing thoughts, music and photos for 11 years on this Tumblelog, powered by Tumblr. Tumblr ran independently for 7 years or so and then was acquired by Yahoo about 4 years ago. Yahoo was then acquired […]Continue reading "Some thoughts on Oath"
I love coffee. Like a lot. I basically have one cup in the morning and one in the afternoon. Occasionally I’ll add one more to this routine if I’m traveling. I rarely have less. And I like to enjoy my coffee at home or at a cafe. Near my office there are a few places […]Continue reading "Finding your favorite coffee spot"
I was thinking about anniversaries this weekend as we reached our 12th anniversary since starting our firm. And it got me thinking about people I know and why they do what they do for a long stretch of time. Take my friend David Karp. He started Tumblr in 2006. He raised a seed round the […]Continue reading "It’s not the money"
My iPhone arrived first thing this morning. I got the white model. So I’ve only been using it for a few hours but here are some super quick initial thoughts. This thing feels so small. Even with a case it feels tiny compared to my iPhone 7 Plus. This new edge to edge OLED screen […]Continue reading "Super quick initial thoughts on iPhone X"
Strange Powers, The Shins Happy cover Friday, Tumblr peeps.Continue reading