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Gauging the frothiness of the webby/techy/san-fran VC market. Source: Mark Suster. Propagated via one of tumblr’s owners, who added: Based on the NVCA statistics on the venture capital industry, there are [approximately] 1,000 early stage financings every year…. And somewhere … Continue reading

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An unabashedly narcissistic data analysis of my own tweets. The unequivocally lovely Jeff Gentry (@geoffjentry) has contributed an R package with easy-to-read documentation that works, which I’ll walk through here so that you, too, can gaze at your own face … Continue reading

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Video Games by Lana del Rey (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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What’s Wrong with OKCupid’s Matching Algorithm

OKCupid is using the wrong mathematics to match potential dates together. But before I critique them, let me compliment them on what they’re doing right: “Our” mutual score is the geometric average of your score of me, and my score … Continue reading

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Promote living art, anti-art, promote non art reality to be fully grasped by all peoples, not only critics, dilettantes and professionals fluxus manifesto, 1963 — meet tumblr internet, 2011   On the subject of the Internet’s meaning, its evolution, its … Continue reading

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Targeted Ads

People have been saying that ads are going to be more targeted on the Web since the 1990’s. The more data we give to corporations, the better they can “serve us” ads which “meet our needs”. I read that again … Continue reading

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Tumblr Likes

Look at just the first digit and the number of digits. science: 32914, 11566, 4989, 3743, 968, 814, 673, 482, 286, 2811 black and white: 1694, 1167, 1108, 988, 919, 639, 596, 591, 580, 544 lol: 22627, 18100, 17688, 14374, 13459, 12045, … Continue reading

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No computerized calendar, log, scribble-pad, or time-tracking tool works as well as pen and paper. A. Grimm

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The Economist – Internet

Most internet businesses I have seen think they are going to make money by selling advertising.  I’m not the only person who finds that disheartening.  It’s no wonder that financial journalists decry ever more iterations of investment bubbles into websites that … Continue reading

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