Tumblr Lead Developer Steps Down (UPDATE) →
Two days ago, I posted the resignation note of Marco Arment, former lead developer at Tumblr. Today, the New York Times brings news that Arment has not only landed on his feet, but has actually launched his own startup, Instapaper. Instapaper allows users to save articles from their web browsers and access them later on other computers, phones, or iPads. The project has been funded entirely...
Zuckerberg Makes Huge Gift to Benefit NJ Public... →
Mark Zuckerberg made a $100,000,000.00 donation to Newark public schools today. In honor of this incredibly generous philanthropic act, I’ll take the day off from criticizing America’s foremost young billionaire asshole. That means I won’t talk about his refusal to collaborate with his fellow tech entrepreneurs in the startup community, his tendency to steal the best new ideas...
Tumblr Lead Developer Steps Down →
Tumblr’s lead developer, Marco Arment, announced today that he will be leaving his full time role at the company, and will, instead, serve as a consultant. He cites an inability to continue in his role at Tumblr as a reason for his departure. First of all, Arment played a key role in making blogging both exciting and accessible for tech-idiots such as myself, and to the extent that...
Just Manic Enough: Seeking Perfect Entrepreneurs →
New York Times article about the fine line between genius entrepreneur and legitimately insane guy. The drive and focus of these guys is truly astonishing, and really reinforces the importance of passion in the formation of a successful company.
I’m sure that you didn’t notice, because you (not unlike every other human being on the planet) don’t read my blog, but I haven’t posted on here in a while! After a brief, college football-induced, hiatus I’m back to bring you the latest comings and goings in the entrepreneurship/ venture capital world.