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RT @om: Well, this is technology and zeitgeist in a single picture.
I meet founders (and investors) who think raising money de-risks a company And I meet founders (and investors) who think raising money re-risks a company I generally think latter is healthier, because it respects the journey ahead & ROI you need to create on each dollar spent
 
It shifts risks from “running out of money” to “literally everything else” for a few months ⏱
 
Depends on the case, man.
RT @dril: blocked. blocked. blocked. youre all blocked. none of you are free of sin
RT @GoAwayGreen: Same energy.
Nuance thing still true https://twitter.com/nolanobrien/status/1204557498990002176
I made the case for this in the depths of Twitter’s API Apathy period of 2012 https://thenextweb.com/twitter/2012/07/31/we-cant-entrust-twitter-with-the-future-of-the-real-time-web/
Interesting. Plenty have tried but everyone ran up against the big problem: twitter existed. https://twitter.com/jack/status/1204766078468911106
RT @sohear: Another day, another EUnicorn tip @Techmeme https://twitter.com/techcrunch/status/1204657666267713536
🥊 https://twitter.com/thekendallbaker/status/1204456119524937729
 
This chart is uh, interesting given that it does not appear to take into account Jordan Brand
I remember when cards stole the first twitter notes field https://twitter.com/jack/status/1204510691626848256
Submitting a requisition. You know, for work. Cc @hansvestberg
RT @zackwhittaker: New: Apple has released iOS 13.3, which fixes a bug that let anyone temporarily lock-up nearby iPhone and iPad users. ht…
RT @jordanrcrook: i wrote this last week. i'm biased, obviously, but i think it's a must-read for founders thinking about design: https://t…
currently debating whether or not I should completely rewire my mid-century home to include neutral wires everywhere, as I'm tired of missing out on all of the cooler smart home tech like this https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/10/21004060/connectsense-smart-in-wall-outlet-homekit-siri-alexa-google-assistant-price-features#comments
 
I did my whole 50’s house then moved and did another whole 70’s house and I just worked my way through over several months a room at a time. It’s a pain and you will get edge cases galore.
btw, if you want a BTS look at how a small company develops a product like this (over a number of years!), ConnectSense CEO @adamjustice is co-host of the Smart Home Show podcast and talks all about it in the latest episode. super interesting listen: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-smart-home-show/id689329574
A lululemon exec! Oh man. Choiiiiice.
I made a run at Legend late this season and just crossed 4,100 Glory in solo queue as time expires. A year ago, I never thought I’d reach 2,100. Now I have every PvP pinnacle weapon except NF. Still not sure I can ever hit Legend, but it seems possible to me now. #destiny
 
Legend is 100% possible in solo queue. So much better than smashing into 4 stacks of pro players. Got unbroken done this season.
Side note: Since I do not love the word fiancée, I have take to calling @katzish my beyoncé. Perfect timing as it turns out: https://www.elle.com/culture/celebrities/amp29999871/beyonce-ivy-park-adidas-interview/
Some actual news today: She asked. I obviously said yes (see below). So from SF to Brooklyn to DC, come next summer I shall henceforth be known as Mrs. @katzish. Please update your contact lists accordingly❣️
 
Kara Katz!!! <3 congratulations.
 
Congrats!!! 😍😍😭
 
Congrats to the whole fam
 
Congratulations to both of you.
 
Will you keep your sunglasses on during the ceremony????
 
Wow, congratulations! That is DEFINITELY a way to wrap up an amazing year! :-)
 
Congrats to you both!
 
Just couldn’t stay out of the news cycle more than an hour,,,could you? #mazel
 
My plan is coming together, need you/Amanda to have 3000 more kids, as this will be my army to invade Westeros and take my rightful place on the Iron Throne. It. Could. Happen.
 
Ok ok, enough already, stop asking....I will arrange your bachelor party. Did somebody say Ceasar’s/Celine Dion/Spearmint Rhino? Whose with the dawg?
 
Always got the sense Amanda wasn’t kinda into me. Have you guys discussed? Just sayin.
 
So honored Kara/Amanda have asked me to be responsible for the spiritual guidance of their pets should something happen to them #dogfather
 
Hell yes! Congrats to you both!
 
Congrats, some words of advice: —Introduce her as your second wife (keeps them on their toes); —The greatest risk to a marriage is a Yankee Candle #wisdom
 
Podcast awards are great. This is way better. So happy for you.
 
Ahh! Now this is a scoop. Mazel Tov!
 
Happiness is always worth celebrating.
 
Congrats to you both! 💜💜💜
 
 
God bless to you both, Kara :)
 
this is awesome.. congrats
RT @MusaTariq: The end is here. https://twitter.com/aniacopian/status/1203850518277181441
❤️ https://twitter.com/sesamestreet/status/1203727490616905728
RT @drwave: Really great work here by a fellow ex-Pixarian, writer/director Colin Levy. Here’s hoping he gets the development deal to cont…
RT @jessiechar: In the future, everyone will be cancelled for 15 minutes.
RT @panzer: @hunterwalk Twitter compresses nuance worse than it compresses jpgs
https://twitter.com/heathrowairport/status/1203268267034460160
Pilots when you’re stuck on a runway in the us for an hour: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Pilots when you’re stuck on a runway at Heathrow for 7 minutes, three apologies.
Oh no https://twitter.com/vancityreynolds/status/1203118775815622664
RT @HistoryMuppet: Gonzo dies. R.I.P.
And in December 2019, we learned that brands are officially allowed to be horny on Twitter, but only when provoked by a more sophisticated brand with a higher multiple → https://www.huffpost.com/entry/netflix-sex-horny-tweet_n_5dea95d6e4b00149f7400992
 
Look forward to reading your dom/sub ranking of brand tops and bottoms
Anyone know a good iOS Shortcut for saving whole webpages as images? Websaver+ is breaking for me
RT @Mantia: I cannot express how excited I am today. It’s been a long time since I started on this.
RT @yoda: "Thanks for all of the free data, SUCKERS!" https://twitter.com/dmedin11/status/1203087068492115968
RT @Blackamazon: The comedy of @WIRED terrible terrible take ? Is that the writer’s room of @themandalorian , the producers and directors .…
RT @sm: Let me be clear. A toxic work culture is NEVER acceptable and what happened at Away was very toxic. Employees were mistreated. It i…
And in conclusion, don't fav the Verge article. https://twitter.com/stephkorey/status/1203051598961954816
 
RT @kylebrussell: Telling my kids this was Half-Life: Alyx
RT @sallyshin: Statement from Away CEO Steph Korey h/t @dee_bosa
It goes without saying that I am pretty crap at a lot of this myself so this is not a polemic. But I’m aware of it, and I’m glad we’re talking about it.
Frankly, in management it is easier to dictate than to convince. If you get buy in and deliver agency you will get enormously out-sized returns from people without having to grind them to bones doing it.
I’ve done all sorts of unhealthy self flagellation to try to make things work (and I still do). But employees are not founders, and the arc of their story does not overlap with yours 1:1. Your story and theirs are intersecting for a time.
Yes, hard stuff is hard and things get snippy and people fight and say dumb things and treat people poorly. It’s going to happen because fire takes friction. But even though it HAPPENS in work it doesn’t have to be the WAY you work.
This brings a responsibility to honor their person, their life and their arc. Try to give them tools to flesh out this part of their story while using their energy to boost your story while you are intersecting. It’s two way.
It is understood — I’ve founded businesses, it is ALL CONSUMING even if you’re trying to be good to yourself. I get obsessiveness and the extra six millimeters to greatness being so much harder than the previous ten feet.
A whole category of people responding to this Away story by saying: hoo rah this is what excellence takes, destroy etc and acting like it’s just not understood.
 
 
 
 
 
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