Manu Kumar (@manukumar)

Palo Alto, CA

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

August 2012

@ayemoah I just did whatever the defaults were!

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@awmoore @ayemoah go ahead. Email me. Make my day ;-)

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Huge thanks to team @Baydin for building “http://t.co/9n7XkGmu” — I asked for it! Thank you, thank you @awmoore @ayemoah @mikejchin!

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RT @baydin: Introducing INBOX PAUSE. For when you temporarily want to “pause” incoming email in Gmail. http://t.co/OWg1OONp

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First official checkin at the new @K9Ventures office (@ K9 Ventures) http://t.co/PmCexFgI

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Lytro Focuses On Love In Ad Efforts http://t.co/UFNWEtR9 via @FastCoCreate

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henrikbennetsen .@ManuKumar Yesterday Comcast called me up and placed me on hold. You can’t make this shit up.

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Interesting to note that the market cap of $AAPL exceeds the market cap of $MSFT, $GOOG, $AMZN and $YHOO combined. #HardwareIsTheNewSoftware

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richarddjordan @ManuKumar they do this all the time… why should they care? They’ve bought political protection for local monopolies built with our taxes.

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mzuvella @ManuKumar This shouldn’t surprise you. There is a reason why they are voted the worst company in America year after year.

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Asked Comcast agent to transfer me to a supervisor, so he sent me down a random phone tree menu instead. #ComcastSucks

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Comcast agents outright lie on the phone and signed me up for services that I explicitly said I did NOT want. #ComcastSucks

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Just claimed my Google+ pre-approved vanity URL “http://t.co/iCHKc7Pg” Now I just have to remember to use G+ ;)

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@ayemoah office is too small for a party, but it’s certainly time for a K9 party soon!

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@awmoore not too fancy… but great location and very functional. You’ll have to come visit.

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RT @torbit: Join our CEO @joshfraser on September 5th for the next Web Performance Meetup in SF http://t.co/kIAtrJR2

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@semil As Gladwell points out (although his work is not scietifically accurate): it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert at something.

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@annimaniac you’ll have to come visit once I finish getting it set up :)

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@annimaniac hardly fancy, but definitely functional :)

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Moving day for @K9Ventures - moving into new digs on University Ave in downtown Palo Alto. Hope to have it all setup in the next few weeks!

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@smalldozes Not doubting her brilliance. But any person who stood side by side George Bush during his regime gives me pause.

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Everytime I hear to Condi Rice referred to as a @Stanford professor, it gives makes me shudder.

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@FrancisO Thanks for the offer. Got a buddy who’s going to give me his next week, so I should be covered. Appreciate it.

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@dropcam My dropcam keeps getting disconnected. Was working fine before. Any tips? cc @avirani

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Cool concept video from Corning: A Day Made of Glass http://t.co/ZEkLnnHb (hat tip Ravi P.)

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@ruchidana You need Snow Leopard as a minimum requirement for any of the online option. Can only get to Snow Leopard w/the retail DVD distro

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Anyone have a retail copy of Mac OS X Snow Leopard or know where I could get one? Need to upgrade a machine from Leopard (10.5.8) to Lion.

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peHUB Doing a Solo: Single GP VC Funds Forge a New Path http://t.co/AbvRyPwH

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RT @lyft: At last, the delightful day has arrived. Lyft is launched on #Android: https://t.co/50Gas8j3 Pink mustaches for all!

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A Hardware Renaissance in Silicon Valley http://t.co/OfdT5TmP

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The artificial surfing arena at Munich Airport is being dismantled. #SurfAndFly #Engineeri @ Munich Airport http://t.co/NrUtNHbz

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Goo time to have a heart attack at Munich Airport, all the specialists are here. #AlsoDoub @ Munich Airport http://t.co/uQBvPDdh

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Was tempted to bring this antique back with me. Used this as a kid. #OldInstagram @ New Delhi, India http://t.co/lgAHLlEA

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Indian government’s reaction here shows just how clueless they really are. http://t.co/2e7m7OIw

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Anyone know off hand as to what is the latest version of Mac OS X that can be installed on an Original MacBook Air (Early 2008)?

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StartX, The Accelerator For Stanford Students, Wins $800K Grant From The Kauffman Foundation http://t.co/YT5jBVZM via @TechCrunch

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@mgingras @dvsmith Sorry to hear that, but can’t say that I’m surprised.

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RT @pwittmann: Great advice by @bfeld on how to respond to an email from an associates of a VC firm: http://t.co/05xLxB1O

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Delhi rains @ Lodi Gardens http://t.co/VdoduYch

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Door @ Státní hrad a zámek Český Krumlov | State Castle & Chateau Český Krumlov http://t.co/jZ8WFlIf

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Vanishing points @ Zámecká zahrada http://t.co/VRi6WYaa

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Ticket to the Revolving Theatre @ Otáčivé hlediště | Revolving Theatre http://t.co/c7Mvm86M

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Lantern @ Státní hrad a zámek Český Krumlov | State Castle & Chateau Český Krumlov http://t.co/SJ63A95k

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Castle gates @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/NN8EVChH

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Boats on the river @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/iy6NdrCR

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Timeless. Literally. @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/7SunyUpj

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Very welcoming… @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/MYoJTHP4

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Card sharks in the toy store @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/lvSgRuuk

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In the toy store @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/bfShbzrA

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Just posted a photo @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/3dm3HIE9

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A river and a castle @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/A3l6YIxm

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Trdelnik @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/13tgQoa3

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Windows (the non-geeky kind) @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/5riRvz0i

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3:45 PM — the importance it telling time @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/Crg7oO7F

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A river runs through @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/LVb7nuh2

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Česky Krumlov @ Český Krumlov http://t.co/Y4TeGd90

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Nám. Svarnosti Česky Krumlov http://t.co/LzaGwenw

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@jeffiel love the Silence of the Lambs reference ;)

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How much is domain registration these days? I used to pay $10/yr/domain, now it’s almost $14/yr/domain. What’s the rate w/your provider?

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@AriX enjoyed yoru #hackin project. #ShipIt! Stay in touch.

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I just unlocked the “Mall Rat” badge on @foursquare for checking in at malls! Time for a fancy pretzel. http://t.co/TFsT2V4t

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@micah You are correct there, but fooling ALL of the people ALL the time would imply that they are ALL fools. #NotLikely

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@mattmireles That’ll get you to the first round, but not further ;) (in fact the funding scenario is what prompted that tweet)

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Kudos to Comcast for consistently topping the list of companies I hate most. #TooManyMBAsWorkingTheirPricing #CableMonopoly #BroadbandChoice

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“You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.”

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@shaig USBs should only be shared amongst trusted friends ;)

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@shaig none. They ALL universally suck. Only security you need is common sense to not visit phishing sites and not have unprotected USBs

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@montsechka look forward to trying it out :)

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Almost 3x’d performance of old Windows XP machine by removing Microsoft’s shitty security software that was slowing it down. #bloatware

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RT @lucidchart: We’re hiring engineering talent and marketing gurus! http://t.co/OhZGkhzQ Are you up for the job?

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Why is Everyone Hatin’ on Form D?: http://t.co/04iFTxKf via @jasonmendelson

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Post by Bob Sutton: United Airlines Lost My Friend’s 10 Year Old Daughter And Didn’t Care http://t.co/BbqiCIH1

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Domestic Ass @ ZOO Ohrada http://t.co/RoCXfqix

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Iterations: A New Era in Transportation Systems http://t.co/6h0GH7Kw via @TechCrunch

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Some amazing pictures. Once again @Quora got me w/ their weekly digest. What are the most viewed photos of all time? http://t.co/hpybwmfP

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Onions. Hung out to dry. Literally. @ Oudolen, Czech Republic http://t.co/wsdw7k3v

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Horseshoe @ Oudolen, Czech Republic http://t.co/VS5aKxlQ

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Picturesque countryside @ Havlíčkova Borová http://t.co/C8w6b0Wn

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Fields of hay @ Přibyslav http://t.co/d0Z8328e

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founderdating In case you missed it: Great @WSJ article on #cofounders, our platform & success stories! http://t.co/LVNsv9U0 cc @hegs @alwaysbshipping

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This is such cool stuff. Shelley, Stanford’s Robotic Car, Hits the Track: http://t.co/ifMw1uNc via @youtube

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Czech countryside on a cloudy day @ Czech Republic http://t.co/1oXZgrrE

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naval Amazing how many people confuse wealth and wisdom.

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@Loh good point. But trust me it’s the biggest jar I’ve seen yet! :)

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I just unlocked the “Pizzaiolo” badge on @foursquare for checking in at pizza joints! Pies all around! http://t.co/eT6QnNJU

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@joshuamerrill Size of pixel well matters more as that’s what determines the amount of light that is captured. #MegaPixelMyths

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Remote information center #FutureIsHere @ München Airport Center http://t.co/tC8aRTi4

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Smokey Joe’s @ Smokey Joe’s http://t.co/8ZsmzXUA

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Sixt rocket @ München Airport Center http://t.co/TEwZWosn

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Lufthansa built an artificial surfing arena in the middle of Munich Airport! #Surf @ München Airport Center http://t.co/pX4mVWb2

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newsycombinator D3.js 2.10 Unleashed. http://t.co/7RcfqKwp

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Congrats @zackbogue & mattocko! Zack Bogue and Matt Ocko launch Big Data-focused venture fund | VentureBeat: http://t.co/6RFdQEsl

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Google still uses IP address rather than my logged in identity to determine the language it serves up. #IdentityTrumpsLocation

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Been 2yrs since I last complained about this and @Google still can’t get their act in gear…

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rashmi Tshirts cost as much as Adwords for customer acquisition. So mailchimp did tshirts #UnSexy

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ayemoah Amen! “People sometimes over think pricing, just make it easy for ppl to buy your product. Optimize for that.” @RanjithKumaran #unsexy

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@danprimack I encourage founders to keep a list of #BadVCs and share that with their friends too! ;) #CutsBothWays

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@pfinette I think it’s already been repurposed to capture the demise of a once powerful company that failed to make the jump to the next gen

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TechCrunchTV “In the Studio,” Naval Ravikant Offers a Glimpse into AngelList’s Roadmap http://t.co/KQPdII23

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RT @occipital: No big deal, just a 360 view from THE SURFACE OF MARS by @MarsCuriosity!! http://t.co/Cbn1rB20

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I just reached Level 3 of the “Jetsetter” badge on @foursquare. I’ve checked in at 10 different airports! http://t.co/4jdoOAZq

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@michaelrhanson The email I have for you bounced. What’s an alternate email?

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@alexia SF will miss you too. Wish you all the best for the move.

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Talk about #healthcare costs: @paloaltomedical bills $320 for getting a urine sample from 5mo old infant (male). #ridiculous

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@baydin I have good intentions :) (o eventually getting to it!)

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Belated thanks to Team @CardMunch for munching _all_ my business cards! @ K9 Ventures http://t.co/sDQgY9Iq

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If I boomerang’ed a message 8 times, does that say something? ;) cc @baydin

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Whether it suceds of it fails, this really is an amazing feat of engineering. http://t.co/sXkqLsfH #7MinutesOfTerror #Curiosity

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Very impressed by teams at @LinkedIn intern hack day #hackin @ LinkedIn Building 3 http://t.co/72K2OwZw

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Lots of hackers at #hackin! @ LinkedIn Building 3 http://t.co/AqYal6x6

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@rashmi easier than trying to get their OCI/PIO done ;)

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@Yosun Email me a brief description or a link to a video. cc @mattmireles

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@annimaniac I’m using Picasa + CrashPlan for now. Sucks that Google isn’t putting much effort into Picasa any more though.

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Tempted to bulk boomerang remaining messages in my inbox, so I could declare #InboxZero for today, but that would be cheating. cc @baydin

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“Hardware enables Software.” Hardware Startups Push Software Tec to Lure Investors http://t.co/pga8AlKu via @BW

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@shervin How many car fresheners does your car need! ;)

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@sidviswanathan Look for another file in the folder w/name Conflicted Copy but will have a newer date. Been bitten by @Dropbox issue before

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RT @allthingsd: Ever the Solid Internet Stock, LinkedIn Delivers on Expectations -by @LizGannes http://t.co/M0ObXNO1

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eringriffith there’s a special place in hell for sites that require you to login and “change your preferences” to unsubscribe from their spammy emails

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nathanmarz The surprise I mentioned yesterday is Trident, a new high-level abstraction for realtime computation. Blog post here: http://t.co/gYyvTHZa

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nathanmarz Storm 0.8.0 released http://t.co/PkrUXB1W

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RT @lucidchart: Manage your images and layers like a Pro! The latest from Lucidchart http://t.co/8tYYIATl #UI #mockups

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@Koustubha_D It’s a non-US provider. So can’t get a new SIM from the provider. Have to cut it down to size.

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RT @tomiogeron: Professor Billionaire: The Stanford Academic Who Wrote Google Its First Check - Forbes http://t.co/YiP3dgJp

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@Karanjassar oh, that seems totally worth it. Thanks. Wish I’d come across it sooner. SIM-surgery schedule for tomorrow morning :)

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Need to cut a SIM card to convert it into a micro-SIM card. Seems straight forward — any gotchas I should watch out for? #surgery

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RT @abrams: Zynga: Is The Business Really Worth Nothing At All? - Forbes http://t.co/GGLbmeWT

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RT @google: Video chat in @Gmail now powered by Hangouts. Better quality, chatting w/ 9 ppl at once & more http://t.co/wZ6rncLq #gonegoogle

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alexia Rumor: Google Puts A Hold On New Google+ Acquisitions http://t.co/ICHhHMCL by @fredericl and @alexia

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India’s Achilles’ Heel is its broken infrastructure. ToI: Powerless and clueless: 684 million Indians without power http://t.co/QW0S9DpS

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@levie congrats on the new round for Box!

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Congrats to @davemcclure @jeff & @asenkut on the acqusiition of Wildfire Interactive by Google http://t.co/wZR4jSrJ

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nathanmarz Releasing Storm 0.8.0 tomorrow, plus a surprise

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@daniel_levine IMHO WiFi will have an even bigger impact on ridership :-) CalTrain + @Lyft is going to become my new standard for SF trips

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Go @Twilio! SMS Everywhere: Send Messages to Anywhere with Global SMS http://t.co/OeG1D6GP

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@daniel_levine I think they’re more likely to be glad to have gotten ridership up to a level where they have good utilization

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