Tweet Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! If you’re in San Francisco and alone on this special day, drop me a line. We’d love to have you! Twitter: @MattMireles Email: firstname.lastname@example.org My girlfriend is making cranberry sauce, stuffing and sweet potatoes to go along with our gigantic turkey. Gautam Sivakumar of MediSaS (who I first met through Hacker […]
Tweet On March 7, 2012, I became a father. I think often of what this means. I look at my son in awe. I was once him. My father was once me. To be honest, I feel shame. When I was 15, I challenged my dad to a fist fight. He whacked me with the […]
Tweet Sarah Lacy is the best writer in tech. Hands down. And 3 days ago, TechCrunch/AOL lost her. What a goddamn shame.
Tweet I spent Sunday at the first-ever NYC video hack day. It was awesome. So many startups. So much energy. After the masses demo’d at General Assembly, an old friend approached me: “Dude, so do you miss it? Do you miss New York?” I thought for a second, then looked him in the eye: “Not […]
Tweet Facebook is not a “social networking” company; Facebook is an identity company. Your data is their castle; your friend network is their moat. Today, Facebook positions themselves as a mere advertising company. This will change soon. Within 5 years, Facebook will enter the payments game. Real payments––for real stuff, not just virtual goods. At […]