Got asked about this twice in the past week – here are two very good videos about basic startup metrics and their application to your business. Dave McClure at Seedcamp 2009 about “startup metrics for pirates”, a talk he has given in lots of places. It’s a good and fun overview of what you should […]
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You should read these: The iPod Nano Watch Is Here and It Is Glorious – Is this cool or what? Now get it some Wifi and foursquare checkins (actually, a whole new category of passive iOS apps, BTing into your iPhone data connection) and I am really sold. The Man Who Makes Your iPhone – […]
Gigaom has some cool facts about Facebook from October 2005: Facebook by the numbers, Oct. 26, 2005: 5 million users 5.5 billion page views in the month of September 2005 The three stats Zuckerberg said he cared about: 70 percent of users come back daily, 85 percent come back weekly, 93 percent monthly Over 20,000 […]
Today, manufacturing employment in the U.S. computer industry is about 166,000, lower than it was before the first PC, the MITS Altair 2800, was assembled in 1975 via Andy Grove: How America Can Create Jobs – BusinessWeek. Heard about this piece on ‘this week in venture capital‘ – the best podcast I listen to – […]
You should read these: Flickr Gets More Photogenic With A Complete Photo Page Overhaul – Well, it took them five years. Rebtel Makes International Calling Free With New Android App – Rebtel is pretty cool. My girlfriend can call me on my cell at near local rates despite being abroad. Foxconn and Chinese Labor Issues […]
Daily reads Here’s What Oil Industry Insiders Are Gossiping About The Oil Spill – “BP has found the largest and most powerful well in history”. So it’s not bad at all or what? Scientific hypotheses from 1956 – What? The Credit Card Expiration Blues – Well, America is absurdly dependent on credit cards. Something else […]