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“Scoutible” on (The) Absolute

Of all the demos at this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt, Scoutible’s mobile game for replacing the job interview grabbed my attention. Some of the surrounding demos seemed like awesome tech solutions in search of a problem to solve, but, come on, … Continue reading

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#TCDisrupt Press Pass

Obligatory press pass photo!

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Origami Rocketship

The Whit.li API was one of the standouts from last week’s TechCrunch Disrupt. Whit.li uses social media telepathy, like public Facebook updates and shared links, to extrapolate the user’s personality and mood.  There are endless applications for this — from … Continue reading

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Fireside Chat

I’m at TechCrunch Disrupt, towards the back of a industrial hall during an informal panel of successful angel tech investors. It’s quite an interesting look at what makes a startup succeed. The interviewer’s gotten Ron Conway to admit to attending … Continue reading

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From TechCrunch Disrupt

Spent today over at TechCrunch Disrupt, looking at new startup apps in Startup Alley, listening to the tech fireside chats, and, overall, just seeing trends in social media apps. After a couple pitches, I couldn’t help it. Updatr Updatr uses … Continue reading

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Hockey Stick Growth

One of the speakers at TechCrunch Disrupt was David Karp from Tumblr, who was talking about “hockey stick growth”, massive increases in the users and site traffic. I thought it would be hilariously meta to take a picture from the … Continue reading

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TechCrunch Disrupt

Spent a couple days in an unheated warehouse looking at cyberpunk startups. I gotta go write some stories now.  

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