Manu Kumar (@manukumar)

Palo Alto, CA

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

July 2012

Congrats to @m2jr and @annimaniac on the new fund! Exclusive: Floodgate raises $75M for fund http://t.co/D2MKyKw2 via @FortuneMagazine

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The @LucidChart team just keeps cranking out cool new stuff! Introducing new image manager, layer controls and more http://t.co/qh4xnUPy

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@cgst Found it. It was Disconnect 3.6.0. Even tho it showed be 0 Blocked for Twitter, was still blocking. Thanks! #IShouldHaveFiguredThisOut

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@cgst Thank you for pointing me in the right direction.

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@cgst Good point… just triend it and you’re right. Works in Incognito, but not in regular session. Probably an extension issue. Will check.

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@cgst Chrome Version 20.0.1132.57, Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion).

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@cgst Any chance you have more detail on the Chrome Display Images bug? The images do show up in Safari.

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RT @LinkedInEng: Announcing the judges for Intern Hackday: @rahulvohra, @pamelafox, @ManuKumar, @rashmi, and @ravenben. http://t.co/6Ml2lJN2

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@Scobleizer Still skipping the ads since I DVR even the tape-delayed broadcast :) #DelayedMoreWithoutAdsBetterThanDelayedWithAds

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@Scobleizer that’s what DVRs are for. Don’t need NBC controlling the delay for me.

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@annimaniac ooh.. I’m gonna have to follow that… #TerribleTwos

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@teknolog Haven’t come across a single contacts ap that gets it right yet. They ALL suck.

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teknolog The OS X Contacts app is such an atrocity.

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@Rafe Congratulations and all the best for the next adventure!

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tmvogel Dear @NBCOlympics. Please air Closing Ceremonies live, allow streaming, & pipe in the BBC commentary. Sincerely, America. #NBCFail

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pfinette Can you believe it’s 2012 and you can’t watch the Olympics on the Internet?!

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@michaelrhanson I’m DVR’ing it over the air with an antenna. Will watch tomorrow and fast forward through all the crap commercials :)

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michaelrhanson In all seriousness, the lack of streaming for #openingceremonies shows how NBC doesn’t understand how far cord-cutting has come.

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Congrats @kirstenagreen! Forerunner Ventures, an All-Female Firm, Raises $40M Institutional Fund http://t.co/VoO8vvkF

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@maneesh1 that might happen sooner than you expect! :) Been thinking about it already.

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semil [TCTV] “In the Studio” w/ @ManuKumar, where we discuss his many camera-related investments & future of phone cameras: http://t.co/osYEPwi6

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Installing Mountain Lion…

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@Kazanjy Thanks. Look forward to catching up next time :)

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@therustedbrain not selling it, but passing it on.

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@GriffinRoberts2 you have 140 characters right here.

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@Loh Thanks. (hand’s a bit better, so catching up) P.S. Installing Mountain Lion so I can try the dictation feature.

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@Joshmedia And likewise, Sir. Thank you.

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@vlauria You didn’t know? Theres three of us. Me, Myself, and I :-p #SecretIsOut

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@jeffiel You guys do all the hard work. I just ride on your coat-tails. #K9FoundersRock

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@mobileleo you have 140 characters :)

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@asenkut Thank you. I owe thanks to @joshk, @m2jr, @mcgd, @standers, you and @jeff for blazing the trail. A tip of the hat to all of you.

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@Baris Thanks Baris! Hope you’re doing great stuff in Turkey.

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@davemcclure don’t let the cat out of the bag! ;)

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@SriniRaghavan No plans to expand. Staying focused on the SF Bay Area.

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@burnto Thanks Brent. As I told @mettler, @cardio put the cherry on top! #K9FoundersRock

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@sudeep_y Thanks Sudeep — you guys all played a key role in making it happen. #K9FoundersRock

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@semil Enjoyed chatting for the TCTV interview. Thanks for inviting me.

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@cgst yes, it works in Safari, but not in Chrome. I’ve restarted chrome on numerous occassions,but will try again. Any workarounds?

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danielbru AngelList needs a shopping cart feature, with one-click checkout. Weekend hackathon anyone? /cc: @naval

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twilio Pusher and Twilio: Making Realtime Functionality Easy http://t.co/EF0BDouS

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@cgst yes. Also tried toggling it. Chrome on Windows 7

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@dbasch I’m not that silly; so I think your second explanation may be more accurate :)

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Odd technical issue: Images in emails from @Twitter don’t show on my desktop GMail, but show just fine on my phone. Any guesses?

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@elizakern Thanks Eliza. Great to meet you and chat.

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RT @elizakern: Had a great conversation with @ManuKumar about K9’s new fund & his approach to investing. Check it out: http://t.co/UG9GhgqE

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CaseyNewton Zynga investors are playing a new game right now called Dump Your Stock With Friends.

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Once again the @Quara weekly digest got me to click through. This time about @Stanford’s palm trees… http://t.co/luTkLomX

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@JSchwarz9 You mean you’ve never opened the Camera app to take a picture and ended up with it shooting video instead?? #shocked

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@semil Needs to be 2 different apps (preferred), or at least always default to still camera insead of remembering video setting (acceptable)

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The mode-switch button between still/video on the iPhone camera is the crappiest piece of design I have ever seen from Apple. #SoAnnoying

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Retiring my awesome iPhone 3GS cover #branding @ K9 Ventures http://t.co/jsfHkYw3

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tomiogeron Only thing worse than broken embargo: PR agency that changes embargo time AND DOESN’T TELL YOU

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Wayfair uses @Torbit’s Real User Measurement to evaluate their CDN - finds minimal performance gains. http://t.co/ZJL8HdDF

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RT @TechCrunch: Lytro Announces Support For Windows, Two Accessories And Free Shipping (This Week) http://t.co/ArAoArQ9 by @thepeterha

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RT @Lytro: Lytro for Windows is here! Read more on the Lytro Blog: http://t.co/U2CcGm65

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emeka_okafor #Bikes Are Not Cars: Why California (and #NY ) Needs an “Idaho Stop” Law http://t.co/O1pIUJ0U #newyorkcity

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RT @NEAVC: The “mysterious” company that sold for $1 billion http://t.co/hWfDmznr via @FortuneMagazine

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Go Martin Casado! RT @tomiogeron: Marc Andreessen on VMWare’s $1.2 Billion Nicira Buy: Cloud Deals Have http://t.co/edKXkLzX

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Congrats @MKRocks RT @braughm: Congrats to @cendanacapital! Cendana Capital Closes on $60M for Seed Based Fund of Funds http://t.co/77egwN9l

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@shervin thanks, looking forward to it.

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elonmusk 30 years ago, when 98% of scientists said smoking caused cancer, tobacco industry response was still “scientists disagree”

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@chrisyeh thanks Chris. The pressure is on :)

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@mettler thanks Mike. Love working with you and @josharian. Gonna miss that. Come back soon :)

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@jeff thanks Jeff! And truly appreciate all your advice along the way.

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@frankyoo thanks. Love how you guys are cranking!

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@ryanspoon thanks Ryan. Congrats on your new gig!

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@mhofeditz Thanks Mac! Great seeing you last week.

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@awmoore Awesome. I’m gonna take you up on that! :) And thanks. Love working with you guys.

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@joestump PDX is a great city and you’re a worthy founder. So it’s definitely not personal, just my differentiating strategy.

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@bfeld Thanks Brad — not only for the congratlations message, but for all the sage advice along the way. Much appreciated.

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Pleased to be working with you too! RT @CendanaCapital: Congratulations on the new fund! Excited to partner with you! http://t.co/dKVlXARA

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@sacca Thanks. We should catch up sometime :)

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Blue skies @ Palo Alto, CA http://t.co/dDwVcRCC

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The Tofu Huarapa Krob rocks! (@ Thai Stick) [pic]: http://4sq.com/O9afwb

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RT @occipital: Sad to see account of an attack over a wearable AR device. Ignorant and oppressive. http://t.co/v5y04VYr

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+1 RT @awmoore: Huge congratulations to the @sparrow team on the acquisition. Well deserved. Good luck at google!

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@crissman Just use Boomerang for GMail to schedule your email instead ;-) http://t.co/atbgWIcn #portfolio

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At @CendanaCapital Cocktail party with @MKRocks (and he does) (@ District Wine Lounge w/ 2 others) http://t.co/4AmxpCLh

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Shooting for a future @TechCrunch TV episode w/ @semil (@ AOL TechCrunch HQ w/ 2 others) http://t.co/t7iZFzbC

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Thank for lunch guys! :) (@ Zimride HQ) http://t.co/T9FeHARC

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Announcing K9 Ventures II – A $40M technology-focused micro-VC fund http://t.co/3h6QwEBW

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@wienbar agreed, but I would like to be able to import my signature image when signing w/o having to create an account. cc @Docusign

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+1 RT @sacca: Like I’ve said before, everything you read is true. Except when the article covers a topic you actually know something about.

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@semil Palo Alto rents are insane. Hopefully the backlash will help to bring them back to reality.

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+1! RT @niketdesai: @ManuKumar Honestly the @Baydin team, product, and attitude is one of the best combinations I’ve seen. Love those guys.

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Kudos Team @Baydin! Boomerang for Gmail now works in all 57 languages Gmail supports http://t.co/YdLvgUPV

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Why Showing Your Face at Work Matters http://t.co/YNccQ6IM via @mitsmr

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satishd@mikeolson: If you understand Mumbai Dabbawalas, but not Hadoop, this will help: http://t.co/OdtVmYkq (h/t @maslett)” <- ha. Must read.

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@hunterwalk Yes, absolutely did. Peak was probably 4-6 that I paid for, but recevied several others for free (probably ~10-12)

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@hunterwalk zero. And any I receive I put directly in the recycling bin.

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@hmason You mean you haven’t discovered Boomerang for Gmail http://t.co/atbgWIcn yet??

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RT @VentureBeat: PayPal acquires Card.io, which captures credit card info with photos http://t.co/kHCgOfst by @devindra

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@wienbar Would be delighted to connect. Will DM you to move to email for scheduling.

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Huge congrats to @mettler, @josharian @burnto and the rest of the @cardio team on their acquisition by @PayPal http://t.co/uMluHo7d

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PayPal PayPal Acquires @cardio: https://t.co/3fLkqer7 (tip @techmeme)

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@om can’t wait to get this is Palo Alto, so that I have another option than Comcast!

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RT @wienbar: This is exciting, MOOC = top education available to all, Universities Reshaping Education on the Web http://t.co/ZYDYTbNk

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erikmal Workers at a Paris McDonald’s assault scientist and try to steal his bionic eye, which snaps photos of the assailants. http://t.co/pav7vdcG

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@marissamayer congratulations and all the best on this next adventure.

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@meattle Just saw your funding announcement. Congrats! :)

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naval If you can’t decide, the answer is No.

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@teknolog Wireless charging is on it’s way too. For now, you can just put your headset on a cradle, no?

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@teknolog Agreed, but that calls for better Bluetooth and better A2DP. The wires are gonne go away soon :)

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@bhaveshshah There are plenty of other sources of radiation around us already :)

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The headphone jack is the next legacy/vestigial port on laptops and phones that needs to just die and go away. #BluetoothOnly

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Hummingbirds are fascinating.

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newsycombinator The total price of the Digg acquisition was around $16 million http://t.co/uBoa2RAu

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RT @grbradsk: http://t.co/vquhbL5g is live, but not widely announced for now.

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