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What Should You Do When Your Web Service Blows Up?

Every major software or web company I’ve ever been involved in has had a catastrophic outage of some sort.  I view it as a rite of passage – when this happens when your company is young and no one notices, it gives you a chance to get better.  But eventually you’ll have one when you…

Control-Self-Delete

Sometimes Colbert is priceless.  Well – most of the time.  This one had Amy and I laughing hard today.  Enjoy your five minute break from monitoring your social media and email to see if something important is going on.  Matt Galligan reminded me that this is oddly reminiscent of SocialThing’s TechStars Demo Day. The Colbert…

Do More Than Just Try It

I’m banging away on a bunch of new things these days.  I’ve happily switched to a Mac, am halfway through my week of Gmail, and am contemplating what new thing to try next week. I’ve always been a tech junky and love to play with new stuff.  I’m quick to set up an account on…

Your Platform Is Not In My Space

In 2009, the word that finally got on my nerves was “space”, as in “our product is in the X space” or “the space we are going after is X.”  It seems like the word “space” managed to find its way into every paragraph. The annoying word of 2010 appears to be “platform”, as in…

New Life Experience – The MRI

I had a new experience today.  At 7am I had my first MRI at the Boulder Community Hospital.  I was a little nervous, although I’m not entirely sure why.  I was in and out in 45 minutes – it was fascinating. I hurt my lower back about five months ago (actually, exactly on March 13th…