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Tethered Thunderbolt Faster Than My Office DSL

I love my new Thunderbolt Android phone on Verizon’s network. It’s a battery hog, but I’ve managed to tease out almost a full day’s usage with judicious battery management. The best thing, though, is Verizon’s 4G LTE network, which kicks ass. I just moved into new office space in downtown SF, and we have AT&T’s […]

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Freemium vs. Paid Models – How to know which one makes sense

Very good article about a formula that actually lets you determine whether a freemium or paid model is right for your business. With this in mind, Mullany’s equation for freemium businesses looks like this: Price Paid by Premium User – Cost of Proving the Service to the Premium User – [ (1/Ratio of Premium:Free Users) […]

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Visualizing Ten Dimensions

This video is mind-blowing and amazing. It describes how one might visualize ten dimensions. Found on this website via @ryanjunee.

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Twitter’s New Homepage Speaks Volumes

If there was any doubt about the direction Twitter might be headed as a company, I think this new design clears that right up.

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The Never-ending Twitter Ordeal

As you might guess from the fact that I’m @peter on Twitter, I was a pretty early adopter. In fact, I signed up almost immediately after the service went live. For the past three years I’ve enjoyed using the service, and it’s been fascinating to see its evolution. Imagine my surprise, then, when nine days […]

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Advertising FAIL

Earlier today Yelp! sent out their weekly email newsletter with the following headline: “Put the fun between your legs”. A little suggestive, certainly, but it was the next line that really made me do a double-take: “This Weekly Yelp brought to you by SF Women Against Rape”

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Peterposterous

Since my blogging is so infrequent, mostly due to the fact that it’s a little tedious posting short missives and links, I’ve started a Posterous account. You can find my posts over here. I will still continue to blog in this space from time to time; in fact, I’m working on a post right now. […]

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A.P. Achieves New Depths of Cluelessness

You really couldn’t make this stuff up if you tried. The Associated Press is well on its way to becoming the RIAA of the news industry. Their latest stunt involves one of their VPs sending a cease and desist letter to a Tennessee radio station (WTNQ), asking them to remove an AP video they had […]

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Awesomeness

This guy created an incredible original composition from a number of different YouTube songs & videos. If this doesn’t make a strong case in favor of Creative Commons, I don’t know what does.

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Snack Stadium Supreme

Probably the greatest snack food creation I have ever seen in my entire life. Guacamole, salsa, a pound of bacon, and a pile of Twinkies… just to name some of the ingredients. via Anne Hubert. Originally posted on Holy Taco.

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