Rebirth Of Slick by Digable Planets
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They Reminisce Over You (T. R. O by Pete Rock & C. L. Smooth
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I spent a very pleasurable evening over beers in China with a fellow guidebook writer perhaps a year ago. We swapped amusing guidebook disaster stories for hours to the horror of a group of backpackers who shared the bar with us. Finally, he confided in me how, on one particular rush job for a guidebook publisher I won't name, he briefly visited a large lake in the far north of China. "I wrote in the book, 'Nice lake, take a walk around it,' " he told me. "Problem was, half of it turned out to be in North Korea, and the first person who did, ended up in prison."
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"Common passed on this joint, I made it to a jam..."
Artist: Kanye West
Title: Everything I Am (Feat. Scratch
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Startup School was an amazing event. I've never seen such a great assemblage of talent in one room before. It was a pleasure and honor to be there, and many thanks go to Jessica Livingston, Paul Graham, and Y Combinator for it all together, and for no charge.
The speakers included:
Founder, Ning, Opsware, Netscape; Creator of Mosaic
Founder, FriendFeed; Creator of GMail
Partner, Y Combinator; Founder, Viaweb
David Heinemeier Hansson
Creator of Rails; Partner, 37Signals
Vice President of Corporate Development, Google; Founder, Xfire
Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Partner, Sequoia Capital
Director of Research, Google
Photos from the event are below. If anyone would like high resolution versions I'd be happy to provide them, email me at garrytan [at] gmail.com.
Most people who aren't blogging right now don't for one or more of the following reasons:
1) they are afraid of the technology
2) they don't have anything to say
3) they have something to say, but are afraid of their words being published forever
When you publish online, it is more likely than not that time will reveal your meandering thoughts of yesteryear to at best wrong, and at worst negligently ignorant. It strikes me that publishing items online requires either great ignorance of the strange permanence of our words, or a great fortitude to make statements that may later be proven wrong or stupid.