Quotes For Entrepreneurs – November 2008

I now see books being written and thousand dollar a seat conferences offered on how to use twitter. My model is fairly simple, starting in April of this year I post quotes that I believe are useful, thought provoking or otherwise inspiring for entrepreneurs on @skmurphy. I try and post [...]

By | 2014-08-14T20:46:21+00:00 November 30th, 2008|Quotes, skmurphy|1 Comment

Three Software Startup News Aggregators: Hacker News, Techmeme, Alltop

Here are three startup feeds that I use at last weekly (I am skmurphy on Hackers News and may check there two or three times a day) that represent three different models to generate a stream of topical links for folks in software startups. Hacker News http://news.ycombinator.com/ Techmeme http://www.techmeme.com/ Alltop [...]

By | 2008-11-25T19:31:28+00:00 November 24th, 2008|Tools for Startups, Uncategorized|1 Comment

We Started With Two Empty Hands

"We started with two empty hands." Icelandic expression It's hard to believe the frugal and hardworking Icelanders have gone bankrupt. I re-read Njal's Saga every few years and find new nuggets each time. In Letter from Iceland, Robert Jackson reported November 14, 2008 in the Financial Times on the complete [...]

By | 2015-11-17T19:43:27+00:00 November 15th, 2008|Quotes, skmurphy|3 Comments

Veterans Day

"We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm." Edmund Burke A thank you to all of the men and women in our armed forces who make this Silicon Valley oasis of rationality and innovation [...]

By | 2016-11-07T23:54:33+00:00 November 11th, 2008|skmurphy|1 Comment