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SAY Media has this tradition (I later learned that this was actually a national event of some sort) of welcoming employee's kids to work for a day, so of course I brought Maelys in, so that she understand a little... Continue »
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Last week we announced some new tools for fighting spam and promised a follow-up when we were ready with more features. Today we're releasing the ability for any TypePad user to block spammers. This has... Continue »
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OK, so I have some news to share with you. Today, April 22nd, is my last day at SAY Media. Including 2 years at SAKK and 4 years at Six Apart headquarters in 548 4th street, this has been an incredible venture and terrific experience for me to work with all of smart people on numerous exciting projects, but I figured it's time to move on. I should have a lot to write, but instead i'll dump some memorable pictures :) Man, that's a lot of memories. I'll send everyone a big hug and thank you for making my days at Six Apart/SAY so much fun! P.S. I'll take a quick vacation next week, and will start a new gig... Continue »
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We hate spam as much as you do. Unfortunately big systems attract spammers, so TypePad is a target. Today we're releasing two new features to help reduce the amount of spam in TypePad-land. Now you... Continue »
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This morning on the bus, I was subjected to a conversation between a boy who'd just returned from Coachella and a boy he was holding hostage his friend. In case you live in the midwest a cave, Coachella is a... Continue »
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Blog: quid.pro
Upfront, the disclosures: I worked for 6+ years as a senior executive at Six Apart and am now a senior executive at SAY Media (the company formed from the merger of Six Apart and VideoEgg). I’m writing this as a civilian (i.e., none of my corporate overlords saw this piece before I hit publish) but on the other hand I doubt there’s anything in here they’d generally disagree with. Please aim any negativity at me, not them. Tumblr may be the new WordPress. And the folks at WordPress have long been proud of being the new Movable Type or TypePad... Continue »
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Thanks to NK for the pic. When trying to back in your land yacht be sure to leave enough room on both sides for the gang planks Continue »
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via featured.typepad.com Today we're very happy to announce that we are re-launching Featured TypePad, our staff blog with the singular mission of shining a bright hot spotlight on the best, most intriguing TypePad blogs. Click... Continue »
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via tosh.comedycentral.com Tosh is funny. He makes me laugh. I wish he weren't gay so that I could add him to my "Top 5." Continue »
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via www.flickr.com Awesome new site to check out: http://howfuckedismuni.com/ Continue »
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via www.someecards.com I LOVE DANIEL. LOVE!!!!!! Continue »
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I love twitter, and like most tools that don't leave me indifferent I have little beefs against it. Conversations on twitter are still broken. Seriously, what good it is to have replies as first class stream objects? The main twitter... Continue »
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THAT WAS JUST PLAIN MEAN!!!! Continue »
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Blog: quid.pro
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So first and foremost, everyone who is upset about Twitter suggesting that companies shouldn’t write client apps anymore is wrong. OMG, a platform developer is locking down its platform a bit, that’s never happened before! Permissive is the new free — start out with a business model that allows anything (and gives everything away) and little by little grab the interesting pieces back (and/or charge for them). Every successful platform is built on the backs of early adopter companies that the platform developer eventually steps on. And quite frankly, the most interesting Twitter clients add value by trying to commodify... Continue »