There’s a saying about startups. That you have to work 12 hour days. Well it’s all a lie. It’s more like 14 hour days. I’m really, really in the zone right now though. My brain’s hanging in there but my eyes are nearing their limit. Visine is keeping me in the hunt.
I’m presenting the site to a bunch of investors on Monday. I’m going to stand up in front of a executives and talk for 20 minutes. Normally I’d don’t like talking in public but I can ramble on about journalism and technology for hours at a stretch.
Artist is working on a logo for tomorrow. Looking for security holes. Fixing bugs.
Right now HoundWire.com is password protected but if you’re interested just leave me a message at
kirk@YOURPANTSabinventio.com Just be sure to remove YOURPANTS first (that’s a creepy anti spam technique FYI).
Looks like I might have a patent app in the works for an advertising idea I had this afternoon. Some lawyers are looking into it.
New RadioHead album is definitely worth the price, whatever it is. Also listening to M.I.A. Imagine Bjork in a jungle hunting Gwen Stefani down with an AK-47 and you’ll get the gist of it.
I can say, without hesitation, that I’ve learned more in the last few months than during any other point in my life.
Here’s some marketing stuff I’m working on for HoundWire.
We aim to provide a replacement for the newspaper and an outlet for all local writers and journalists. Owning a printing press shouldn’t be a requirement for communicating with other citizens. The front page of any given community consists of news voted on by the users. You can also vote on comments so if someone is consistently insightful it will be apparent.
Finally, a brilliant quote from Tim O’Reilly
” Alas, I find the Web 3.0 arguments as clear evidence that the proponents don’t understand Web 2.0 at all. Web 2.0 is not about front end technologies. It’s precisely about back-end, and it’s about meaning and intelligence in the back end.
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