Manu Kumar (@manukumar)

Palo Alto, CA

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @manukumar ever

September 2011

@dbasch I use Undo in GMail *all* the time to correct typos I find after I hit send :) Even increased the timer to 20s.

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Stop typing. Look down at your keyboard/screen. Don’t you think they could use some cleaning? ;) #YoureWeclome

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Hey iOS developers… @LucidChart just added iPad mockups! Prototype your next iPad app & share it w/your team! http://t.co/ir9GFw7V

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zimride Zimride launched at Massachusetts Institute of Technology! Add your ride today at http://t.co/iSTLUhUr http://t.co/mD8J3lr1

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lucidchart RT @SandersAK: Everytime I use Lucidchart, I let out a small lulz for Visio and shake my head.

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It doesn’t bode well when I need to reach for an ice-pack before even half the day is over. #TypingHurts #RSI

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Great to see payments for developers!RT @albertwenger: Thrilled to see https://stripe.com open for all — congrats to the @stripe team!

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@mlevchin first datapoint could be how many MBAs are involved ;)

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@garrytan I find latest designs lacking in clear segmentation of the different parts of the apps. A step backward, rather than forward IMHO.

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@garrytan Except Don Norman v2.0 is all about Emotional Design. Something Google doesn’t get at ALL. Their product looks crappy #EspNewGMail

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The @Skype “Home” window that insists on popping up all the time is an abomination.

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Just had to save a document as a .doc instead of a .docx to resolve a Word problem. #Ridiculous http://t.co/isLag1sN

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@QBO_Care @Intuit @QuickBooks That’s a lame solution. When viewing P&L for Q1, when I click on BS, show me Balance Sheet for same period.

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@Intuit for starters can the reports page on @QuickBooks online remember what date range I’m working w/instead of resetting it each time

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@Intuit Overall just need more attention to design and how users use the product. There’s been a lack of innovation and attention to detail.

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@jonathanberger That’s usually the source of any and all problems in a company. Good companies fix it. @Intuit has been sucking for too long

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For the amount of market share @QuickBooks Online has, it could use a better UI. Trivial design considerations that @Intuit can’t get right.

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Sometimes all it takes to solve a debugging problem is to step away and take a break! :) #fixed

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Just spent over an hour trying to figure out why two numbers were not matching up. Only to now realize I was looking at the WRONG data. #Ugh

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Keep getting form email pitches from @gustly. No way to delete account/disable email. Emailed cust svc & no response. Expect better.

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msuster @sacca in answer to your recent Tweet http://t.co/kjEl4rJG

via web (retweeted on 2:35 PM, Sep 25th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

Picking up sandwiches and blowing bubbles with @reachanika http://t.co/HSkp0neA

via Gowalla from Ike's Place, Stanford

Perforated sky in Palo Alto @ Palo Alto, CA http://t.co/pBJQp04J

via Instagram from Palo Alto, CA

This TurtleBot poster from @WillowGarage always makes me smile. Thanks @zzleila @ Willow Garage http://t.co/cy3Ryi4S

via Instagram from Menlo Park, CA

dbasch Wow, @indextank’s queries are up 70% since the beginning of the month. Almost every day is a new record. Is it the end of the summer?

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Go @logangreen and @johnzimmer! Two Strangers’ Road To Founding Zimride http://t.co/U9IfSdQz

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@jasonkincaid You should do a TC Cribs episode for @Zimride’s office in SF at 568 Brannan — their space is pretty darn cool :)

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@beninato @sacca Whoever is leading the next round gets the defacto “gobble up” right. #GoldenRule

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@chrismessina Is the first line of that petition correct? “interpretation of software as language and therefor patentable”

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@sacca It’s a function of VCs trying to play at the seed stage. *not* helpful to entrepreneurs & entrepreneurs should shoot those terms down

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@dbasch Don’t worry, we’ll keep it safe till you get back! :) Have a great trip.

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@ash_patel @dropbox this would be reason enough for me to drop dropbox and use a different service

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@ash_patel Would expect better of @Dropbox. Sad if that’s the only leverage they have for the upgrade. Time for a new startup to step in?

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Hmm… @GMail is down. Guess that means it’s time to go for an early lunch.

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bfeld Do or do not. There is no try. http://t.co/uTW7HlPM #mostimportantyodaquote

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@360Panorama If memory serves correctly, that’s no ordinary plaza. That’s the Prague Castle. @hanakumar can verify :)

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twilio Congratulations to @mobonics and @TalkDesk who each received $10k investment from TwilioFund on stage! #twiliocon

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occipital [Infographic] What happened when we made @360Panaorama free for four days? http://t.co/i4CuXYez

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@elliotloh @Dropbox That’s like trying to charge multiple people for the same storage/space. Ridiculous.

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Seems like @Dropbox counts the space of folders shared by others towards your own quota. That doesn’t sound like the right thing to do.

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Listening to @karaswisher on KQED - such a brilliant job at reporting. Consistently impressed w/ @allthingsd’s ability to break news.

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@KailuaChamber Hope there’s a plan to renovate/rebuild. Lovely beach otherwise.

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@ims43 keeping landline # by moving it to Twilio and then using OpenVBX to forward it to cell phone using rules.

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@agoldfisher Very nice to meet you today. Would have loved to chat more.

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@jimbricker am outside if you want to chat for 5 min

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@christine waiting for you at the @Twilio conference. Don’t get stuck at the pies! ;)

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Most frequently heard word in my 30 minutes at the @twilio Conference: CODE. <3 it.

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@jimbricker sitting on the stairs — shouldn’t be hard to spot.

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Awesome location and setup for @Twilio Conference. Lots of balloons and red T-Shirts @ the Bently Reserve http://t.co/5aWkVSCr

via Instagram from Financial District, San Francisco

Awesome @twilio logo in balloons @ the Bently Reserve http://t.co/jF1ZnAKw

via Instagram from Financial District, San Francisco

Bet this is the #1 tweeted/instagrammed picture from Twitter HQ @ Twitter http://t.co/cuZNIQ94

via Instagram from SoMa, San Francisco

allthingsd Exclusive: Whitman Expected to Get CEO Nod After Markets Close (and Not for the Interim Either) by @karaswisher http://t.co/Aygiy0e8

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Email begets email.

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Zimride Gets $6 Million in Financing to Fill Seats: http://t.co/1J3XdLbw

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@hunterwalk That’s one of my favorite quotes — it’s even part of the quote rotation on @K9Ventures site! :)

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Trying to interpret legal docs & put them into spreadsheets/formulas is making my head spin. Legal doc needs to be refactored. #WriteCode

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Furiously searching for an email exchange I know I had in 2009 or 2010, but failing to hit on the right keywords to find it.

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@davidu Phuket is very commercial/touristy. Koh Samui still has some nice quiet spots. Depends what you’re looking for :)

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#iPhone5 RT @allthingsd: Apple’s Next Event to Be Held on October 4, Starring Its New CEO -by @JohnPaczkowski http://t.co/SO0jVmup

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Go TechStars! RT @TechCrunch: Startup Incubator TechStars Raises $24M, Increases Funding For Each Company By $100K http://t.co/wjnGcI0s

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TechCrunch Ride-Sharing Platform Zimride Raises $6 Million Series A http://t.co/2pgmu4K4 by @jasonkincaid

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@sudeep_y no — wasn’t sure who all would be able to make it to the burgh for the #TOC

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Turning out to be a very active news day. Lots of new launches and startup announcements. Congrats all! cc @mikeyk @kevin @gentry @mettler

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Quite a scathing article on Amazon RT @newsycombinator: Inside Amazon.com warehouse workers complain of brutal conditions http://j.mp/ovAAFD

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Looking forward to the TwilioFund Pitch Panel! RT @twilio: Announcing Twilio Fund Companies Presenting at TwilioCon http://t.co/qZXugBB2

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cardio Card.io now supports Android! Get the SDK: http://t.co/0O0IDPlD or check out our demo app: http://t.co/woQXrHfc

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zimride Thanks for this sweet @zimride video: http://t.co/HI58XzTl $20 off each ride booking for @blink182 fans with use of code BLINK182

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How to Get a JOB @ Palo Alto, CA http://t.co/OJ6CAgm9

via Instagram from Palo Alto, CA

@orchestra congrats on launching!

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@davidblumberg shouldn’t that be ‘hooray’ ;) congrats!

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JohnBautista Patent Reform for Startups http://t.co/KhiE2QDb

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@shandsaker IMHO vision for Netflix should be to be the dominant player in the “content distribution business”. See my comment on the post.

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I admire Reed Hastings, but I’m not sure I understand/like/agree w/ splitting up @Netflix service. Mailing DVDs != quick (#Qwikster)

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coreyreese Bill Campbell on Steve Jobs: “a key lesson [I] learned from Jobs is that business success is all about product design.”

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Anyone have experience with a domain name dispute involving ICANN’s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy? http://t.co/RPrf3yIp

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@awmoore welcome back! Hope you had a great time.

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@elliotloh @sudeep_y Still here - alive and kicking, but just overwhelmed with stuff to do :) Will be back on Twitter as soon as I catch up!

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@NinaLabatt Thanks for the tip! Would have worked out great, except we had a toddler with us and so didn’t quite make it there.

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@albertwenger only in New York do you still have restroom attendants — never understood that :)

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hunterwalk Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic - Arthur C. Clarke

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dbasch New all-time high for number of searches in a day powered by @indextank. Congratulations team!

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bgurley Totally agree @adamlashinsky: I guess the best VC book I’ve ever read is Startup by Jerry Kaplan. Old but amazing.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:30 PM, Sep 15th, 2011 via Twitter for iPhone)

dbinetti If my call is very important to you, why are you giving that job to a machine?

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:00 PM, Sep 15th, 2011 via TweetDeck)

@VCMike Congrats and welcome to the seed stage!

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@bfeld I dumped cable and went Over-The-Air. Much happier. Still use Comcast for Internet though. Moving landline # to @twilio

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twilio TwilioCon Sells Out: Inaugural Conference for Developers and Entrepreneurs Building the Future of Cloud Communications http://t.co/25ejYybm

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@mbartus When is Cooley gonna get with it and get a Twitter account so I can do @Cooley or at least @CooleyLaw instead of just Cooley :)

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The best fortune-cookie fortune any entrepreneur can hope for @ Del Mar, CA http://t.co/oLgEqZxb

via Instagram from Palo Alto, CA

Good summary of patent law changes from Cooley. Historic Patent Reform Provisions Soon to Become Law http://t.co/nNb4wGyq

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bgurley My Latest ATC: On IPOs: If You Are Going To File, Make Sure You Price http://t.co/kTJU8szG

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Congrats @joshelman! RT @danprimack: Personnel scoop: Josh Elman (ex-Twitter Facebook LinkedIn) joins VC firm Greylock http://t.co/KGHGNvTk

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Ugh @United. Can there be a worse flying experience in the developed world? Largely due to the crankiest ground/cabin staff ever.

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Waikiki sunset #nofilter @ gorgeous waikiki beach http://t.co/wzgAJSs

via Instagram from Honolulu, HI

The one good thing about tourist traps: Restrooms. @ Dole Plantation http://t.co/KaqeTpg

via Gowalla from Dole Plantation, Wahiawa

Honu (Green Turtle) @ Laniakea Beach. Turtle Beach http://t.co/5SaqZo4

via Instagram from Hawaii, US

Turtle Beach @ Laniakea Beach. Turtle Beach http://t.co/cwhDlEh

via Instagram from Hawaii, US

@Chi_Startup don’t recall ever asking you to follow so don’t think I’ll miss you not following :) adios!

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Anchor from the USS Arizona @ Pearl Harbor Memorial http://t.co/ls16uM9

via Instagram from Ewa, HI

I’m at Pearl Harbor Historic Sites Research And Educational Center in Aiea, HI http://t.co/mFHRUuJ

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@KailuaChamber Thanks for following. Agree Kailua is beautiful, but restrooms at beach are deplorable. Make for bad 1st & last impression!

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Testing Instagram’s #nofilter mode @ Kailua Beach http://t.co/DFEOQm1

via Instagram from Kailua, HI

@reachanika has only one word for this: Dobry! (Good in Czech) @ Kailua Beach http://t.co/kHojeCW

via Instagram from Kailua, HI

Kailua Beach, Hawaii in its 360 Panorama glory! http://t.co/Q5fncoo

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iPhone not doing justice to the colors here. #nofilter @ Kailua Beach http://t.co/4d47BSh

via Instagram from Kailua, HI

Only a 360 Panoramic can capture this view!
http://t.co/9ir5lLp

via 360 Panorama from Koolaupoko, HI

Diamond Head @ Diamond Head Scenic Point http://t.co/PDDkGuy

via Instagram from Honolulu, HI

I’m at HNL Honolulu International in Honolulu, HI http://t.co/dKL2J0O

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I’m at OGG Maui Kahului Airport in Kahului, HI http://t.co/PRYi56Y

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I will be attending The @Twilio Conference — http://t.co/M4Lg4Bx

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My first time ever performing a wedding today! Thank you & huge congratulations to my dear friends @yister_bunny and @renng #Yi+Ren #9/10/11

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@joshelman Is that what we’re calling it? Increment Day :)

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Clouds over the Pacific. Straight shot to Molokini http://t.co/NX9zDBC

via 360 Panorama from Wailea-Makena, HI

I’m at OGG Maui Kahului Airport in Kahului, HI http://t.co/WSY1bcs

via Gowalla from Kahului Airport, Kahului

The @Skype UI was already going from bad to worse and that was before it was acquired by Microsoft. The nagging Home Screen is annoying.

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AlanBleiweiss Seriously @Skype we’ve unchecked the stupid “Show Welcome Screen” option. So why insult us with the stupid Home window?

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@davidhornik Hope you saw my diatribe against Convertible Notes: http://t.co/W7oWs9v I pass on any deal that’s doing a note.

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davidhornik Dear entrepreneurs/angels, “Just Say No To Capped Convertible Notes!” http://t.co/LeZwDmK

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lucidchart LucidChart now has iPad mockups and BPMN shapes! Check it out: http://j.mp/qUaDke

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@United Where can I find the full baggage policy, which includes information on baggage when traveling w/kids? Couldn’t find it on the site

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@dbasch Wait for another month — would expect new phones to be out soon.

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CarnegieMellon Breaking news: History made. Bill Dietrich gives CMU largest gift. Ever. $265 million. Celebration ensues. http://ht.ly/6nvit #CMUSept7

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@joshelman I was JUST thinking that myself.

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I’m at Lytro in Mountain View, CA http://t.co/GsQOcqG

via Gowalla from Mountain View, CA

Learning more about wedding ceremonies today than I could have ever imagined! And realizing what a big thanks I owe to @JakeWitherell! :)

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salsop Noms to @bfeld @sether @ryan_mcintyre @jasonmendelson for having the cojones to produce this video http://t.co/UUiRbv5

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awmoore Thanks Google for featuring the @emailgame in the Chrome Web Store! Welcome, thousands of new players! http://t.co/ftUlXZi

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Forgot today was supposed to be a holiday when scheduling meetings. Kudos to entrepreneurs I met w/today! #CelebratingLaborDayByWorking

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@sselabs when are you going to become @startx

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sselabs 6dot Braille labeler: A sight for sore eyes!? by Karina Pikhart — Kickstarter http://t.co/3VfvtAn via @kickstarter

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Some things simply need to be perfect. Almost is *not* good enough.

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“You don’t need logos. Logos are for insecure people.” @msuster is right on. The Problem w/Collecting Logos at Startups http://t.co/KNm0tna

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@golda and it still sucks — using mouse to point on touch screen is silly

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@merrierm Agree, but doubt they’ll release that info.

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@merrierm Hardly surprising at all. The usage has been down dramatically. The product has been on auto-pilot and Google has other plans

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Do you have a lead foot on the Web? Really care about speed/performance of code? Then you should be talking to @Torbit http://t.co/ozjqYWm

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So much harder to respond to emails when each one contains an even longer attachment for review. #InboxWoes

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World’s #9 Most Powerful Person Now Accused of Corruption — Will She Fall? http://t.co/X2ZT5a3 via @huffingtonpost

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