Best Signs At The San Francisco PIPA/SOPA Protest

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Thanks to Jonathan Nelson of Hackers and Founders for promoting the protest. I ride my bike down Market Street every day, so his email got my attention and got me there. For those who couldn’t make it, I thought I’d take a few pics at the protest. After reviewing the pics, I felt that a… Read more »

5 San Francisco Entrepreneurs You Should Know About

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I’ve had advice from people in the past to “work with companies led by people you strongly believe in”. As I reflect on 2011, I am fortunate to recall several amazing people I was able to meet. Thus, I wanted to share my thoughts on 5 San Francisco entrepreneurs you should know about.

How I Quit My Job At Yahoo To Become A Digital Marketing Entrepreneur

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[This is a guest blog by Greg Jordan] It was the fall of 2005 and I was vulnerable. Fall seems to be when everything important happens in my life. Caught in a fragile moment, I was being recruited away from a decent job at ForresterĀ Research to work at Yahoo!, a company still struggling to be… Read more »

A Hacker’s Journey To Find A Co-Founder

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Prologue, Apr 2011 It started on a rainy evening. I was working for a company that made widgets. (Really, they make customized social widgets for clients). I had spent the entire day poring over a jumble of hideous Java code that could have been written by a thousand monkeys on typewriters. Any mention of using… Read more »

What Steve Jobs Said When I Asked Him For Entrepreneurial Advice

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A friend just sent me this nice quality version of me nervously asking Steve Jobs a question at All Things Digital (D5) a few years back. I asked him for his advice for entrepreneurs like me…on how to try to build an awesome company like Apple.