Manu Kumar (@manukumar)

Palo Alto, CA

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

October 2012

Pleased with how my pumpkin turned out #TrickOrTreat @ Palo Alto, CA http://t.co/nNgXEe7O

via Instagram

Scary Visitor awmoore @ K9 Ventures http://t.co/cpLGcJIS

via Instagram from Palo Alto, CA

Love having my portfolio company founders drop in for a surprise visit! That would be awmoore @ K9 Ventures http://t.co/KEclBoDC

via Instagram from Palo Alto, CA

UpWest Labs demo day (@ AOL West Coast) [pic]: http://t.co/vlOpv1DQ

via foursquare from Aol West Coast HQ, Palo Alto

Voting isn’t easy. Requires reading between the lines and having a good bullshit detector. @ Palo Alto, CA http://t.co/ixUUrVn5

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Paypal’s new policy makes all users default in to agreeing to arbitration. Only way to opt-out is to send snail-mail. Way to go @PayPal #not

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@dbasch didn’t they just win the Super Bowl or something? ;)

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When the backyard gives you limes, make limeade… @ Palo Alto, CA http://t.co/m57SGTSm

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Excited about carving the pumpkins! @ Palo Alto, CA http://t.co/5HTsW4BK

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Opened email from hosting provider on iPhone. Clicked through/attempted to login. Realized later it was a phishing email. #compromised #doh

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Me not being able to hear @hanakumar on the #iPhone4 may be more than selective hearing issues. #CanYouHearMeNow http://t.co/OAHIhOkx

via foursquare from Apple Store, Palo Alto

This is so crazy that it’s almost funny. China Blocks Web Access to Times After Article http://t.co/SWGCPNoP

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Everyday I get a small glimpse of the future thanks to the awesome founders I get to meet and work with #TheFutureIsBeingMadeNow

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There’s a snake in our office building! #halloween @ K9 Ventures http://t.co/VBqE5fG3

via Instagram from Palo Alto, CA

The @Stanford “generator” — Study shows Stanford alumni create nearly $3 trillion in economic impact each year http://t.co/XGFA5hkm

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@eak4 happy to try it. I’m on testflight (use my email)

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@eak4 Salesforce is a PoS. Anything that requires using that is a automatic no in my book ;)

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@eak4 hoping you and others fill the void left by @CardMunch

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@antonejohnson agreed. I have a blog post coming on this topic in the near future.

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@adamnash I am aware of a lot, but probably not everything. Still disappointed at how @LinkedIn has handled @CardMunch. #MissedPotential

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@adamnash @jeffweiner @emiliemc I wish it were a scalability issue, but alas, that’s hardly the case. Didn’t even get that far.

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If Only CardMunch Were An API… Oh Yes We Did! http://t.co/tItFrxSf via @fullcontactapi

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Go @NYTimes on investigative reporting. Need this for India too. Billions in Hidden Riches for Family of Chinese Leader http://t.co/1hF7uiyA

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RT @lucidchart: If your company uses Box, we have some big news for you! See: http://t.co/FzQom7f1 or Box’s: http://t.co/Fo89rb2g

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RT @emilycastor: Does this mean we’re grown-ups now? RT @DanPierson dang, @lyft in @TheEconomist. how…civilized. http://t.co/ioylHp3J

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@2pasc saw your email, will propose some times soon…

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Startups that have URL (Ubiquity-first Revenues Later) as their revenue model, are also more likely to hit a 404 error #RevenueModelNotFound

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Apologies to anyone I owe an email response to - running behind and hope to catch up soon. #DontEmailMeBro

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The extremes of technology customer service: how common sense and empathy create unmatched loyalty http://t.co/L6T3ehZa via @engadget

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Why Developers Aren’t Interested In Your Startup http://t.co/M0dqDwkw

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naval Highly recommend that every would-be investor start a company first. It’s hard to understand pain in the abstract.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:02 AM, Oct 20th, 2012 via Mobile Web)

alex The success of @lyft is due to it not merely scratching an itch, but removing a massive, constant, and expensive pain point in our lives.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 4:27 PM, Oct 19th, 2012 via TweetDeck)

RT @BestBuy: The Unique @Lytro Digital Camera - now available at Best Buy http://t.co/mjijEErI

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Not sure why TNW picked this picture, but always happy to be standing by @jeffiel! @Twilio now servicing 40 countries http://t.co/9vwB52ZN

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Really hard to make it through the inbox when 1) inflow >> outflow, 2) almost every email requires real work/thinking/decisions to be done

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So much noise about something that’s just noise. What’s Really Going on With Color: A Small Apple Talent Acquisition http://t.co/iNt1PLkj

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danmartell So good! RT @arjunsethi I’ll never forget this tweet about @color by @Sequoia_Capital http://t.co/fPuXnq5N

via HootSuite (retweeted on 11:01 PM, Oct 18th, 2012 via Flipboard)

AlexBangash Addepar’s Software changing asset management http://t.co/fUcjxrEL via @BW @joelonsdale @addepar

via Tweet Button (retweeted on 10:56 PM, Oct 18th, 2012 via Flipboard)

Techmeme Airtime, a Pedigreed Start-Up, Is Struggling (@jennydeluxe / New York Times) http://t.co/8pKxIJxM http://t.co/au1zaNNq

via Techmeme (retweeted on 10:48 PM, Oct 18th, 2012 via Flipboard)

@chrisrockoz don’t waste your vote, just install AdBlock first. Now only if there was a politician’s bullshit blocker too ;)

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newsycombinator Apple says no Java for you, removes plugin from browsers on OS X 10.7 and up http://t.co/JpK16t6w

via newsycombinator (retweeted on 10:32 PM, Oct 18th, 2012 via Flipboard)

greggretsch Couldn’t agree more: via @cookie Bill Gurley to LPs: You are Blowing It http://t.co/vyZ6FXma

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@ajcronk following now :) Sorry about that. talk to you tomorrow.

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Still shocked at how many companies don’t provide their logo artwork on their website! Including some in my portfolio… Grr.

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Twitter Acqui-Hires Mobile App Development Platform Cabana, Shuts It Down http://t.co/xCT1SBas via @techcrunch

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Tentative meetings in Boomerang Calendar just saved me from double booking. Save yourself from a messy calendar http://t.co/ttFHLtDz

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@ajcronk cool — would love to chat in more dept. Up for a Skype call sometime?

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@annejohn Great. How has the Solar Thermal performed in the Bay Area climate? Would you install it again if you had a 3rd house?

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@Case cool. Thanks. Just emailed you.

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RT @henrysward: First @lyft experience and it was awesome!

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Has anyone here done much research into residential Solar PV / Solar Thermal? Would love to have a discussion on pros and cons.

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RT @TechCrunch: Ride-Sharing Service Lyft Adds A Waitlist, Cancellation Fee, And More Drivers To Meet Growing Demand http://t.co/urEzrjol

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Just posted a task on @TaskRabbit to have someone @CardMunch all my business cards #MetaCrowdSourcing http://t.co/qWQrJfF9

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dweekly What’s the proper procedure for a cop to pull over an autonomous vehicle?

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:10 AM, Oct 18th, 2012 via TweetDeck)

@baydin — some AWESOME stuff. #Hugs (Some stuff still needs tweaks #neversatisfied)

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@mikejchin thanks for fixing the hovers!

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@baydin as someone who makes/receives a lot of email introductions, I can imagine some simple tools for making that workflow less repetitive

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Why do smokers thing that their butts are not trash? @ AOL First Floor Labs http://t.co/VcE7J7Fy

via Instagram from Palo Alto, CA

@ayemoah Thanks! I rely on that a lot given the number of overlapping appointments on my calendar :)

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@ayemoah hehe :) *very* soon! For starters my mouse hover didn’t work, but I need to test it again before I complain #ToughCustomer

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ooh, my Boomerang Calendar plugin just updated. Thanks @baydin! cc @awmoore @ayemoah @mikejchin

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RT @Lytro: Now you can buy the Lytro camera in Singapore too. http://t.co/PioT967D https://t.co/05WucEok

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RT @twilio: We’re so excited to see you today, get ready for #TwilioCon http://t.co/LWwJeR1W

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Looking forward to hearing Yammer’s David Sacks at the Google Ventures & Vator event (@ Startup Lab (Google Ventures)) http://t.co/9b91kUoz

via foursquare from Palo Alto, CA

Bring blown away by the ideas and the founders I’m meeting recently. Lots of good stuff.

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New a wide open space to check out the demo for this startup. #JeopardyAnswer (@ Shoreline Kite Flying Area) [pic]: http://t.co/6i419Kge

via foursquare from Mountain View, CA

@zaoyang breakfast works too :) Feel free to email me and suggest some dates that work for you.

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@zaoyang reading your tweets and sounds like we need to catch up for lunch ;) Let me know when you’re in Palo Alto next time.

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@awmoore @ayemoah lol, it’s a well documented fact that a drop in blood sugar will make one cranky ;)

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That’s one FAST pumpkin! RT @joshfraser: Carved Torbit pumpkin http://t.co/Y6Sa2UJB

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Just pumpkins… @ Webb Ranch http://t.co/OgtOdtTa

via Instagram from California, US

Leal Tank House. 1st floor: storage, 2nd floor: bedroom, 3rd floor: water tank. @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/xt2eHPwl

via Instagram from Fremont, CA

Moo @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/o5qLbaeV

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John Deere #BuiltToLast @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/wiBYEEKH

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Blacksmith @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/ChgQoYkb

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Patterson Family Garage — that car is registered with the US Patent Office @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/wbpakTsj

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Washing Machine! @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/J2sl8gSJ

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Patterson House @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/GZgyNW6n

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Uh oh, this could well be interpreted as Ayan flicking me off! #TalkToThePacifier @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/7tahZH3w

via Instagram from Fremont, CA

Southern Pacific railroad baggage car @ Ardenwood Railroad Fair http://t.co/LeiNbeac

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The 1 ton horse, pulling a 7 ton railroad carriage. #HorsesBehind @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/AlD9S15C

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Now that’s classy. #BeforeThereWereBridges @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/HxtneSGQ

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The real gold in California was in farming @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/MZw5ddGZ

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Ardenwood @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/AHU9cHcH

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Historic plaque at the George Washington Patterson Ranch @ Ardenwood Historic Farm http://t.co/aVatYJxv

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360 Panorama by @Occipital gets a cool new update to version 4.3! http://t.co/Au2zQASF

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fmanjoo Post-debate TV anchors are basically for telling people what was said on Twitter during the debate.

via web (retweeted on 7:39 PM, Oct 11th, 2012 via TweetDeck)

chrisrockoz Almost a billion dollars have been spent on campaign ads so far. It’s a good thing our schools & roads are in great shape or I’d be mad.

via web (retweeted on 5:10 AM, Oct 11th, 2012 via Flipboard)

Lytro Founder On The Ultimate Question: When Will Smartphones Have Light-Field? (via @giz_au) http://t.co/4m4Br4Kt

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PandoDaily The California Energy Commission helps Tesla out with a $10 million grant (http://t.co/F1lpOjk6 via @forbes) http://t.co/kJJ7mBnc

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:37 PM, Oct 10th, 2012 via Flipboard)

NPR Sir Richard Branson Hearts NPR http://t.co/K7cmEyCo

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Happy Birthday! RT @torbit: We’re celebrating our 2nd birthday today at Torbit! http://t.co/htey2mSn

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Sucking the remaining power from my laptop to keep the iPhone juiced. #ParasiticPower

via Twitter for iPhone

@nathanmarz that would make me a tourist too!

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Only made it to South San Francisco and my iPhone is at 4%. Uh oh. #NoMoreJuice

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Fireworks in the @lyft app! Thanks for the ride Andy. @ San Francisco Caltrain Station http://t.co/fHZbNP7O

via Instagram from Mission Bay, San Francisco

Absolutely awesome @lyft with Andy to get me back to the train station!

via Twitter for iPhone

Techmeme Stripe’s New Payments Product Could Be A Boon For Collaborative Consumption, E-Commerce… http://t.co/hWQqn0pz http://t.co/lTJRPjsz

via Techmeme (retweeted on 10:51 AM, Oct 10th, 2012 via Flipboard)

RT @deantak: Gaming luminary Trip Hawkins talks about a $400 mouse, his new gig, and gestural controls (interview) | http://t.co/KIBF6Kh9

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RT @VentureBeat: Microsoft’s ‘Digits’ hand sensor shows off the future of interactions (video) http://t.co/OD3vr7AK by @seanludwig

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@EllenLevy happened to me too. In fact we moved to a much better neighborhood, but coz of silly Zip-based pricing, paying more for insurance

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Yikes RT @georgezachary: We Used to Put Radium in Coffee and chocolate bars http://t.co/YeeegZ79 via @prismatic

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RT @OWM_tech: Although the costs of storage and computing are becoming commoditized, the cost of human attention is not http://t.co/DTvavZBe

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Congrats Ajay, Fred, @jamescham RT @VentureBeat: With $325M in its warchest, Trinity Ventures will invest in.. startups http://t.co/CQAxkrXq

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Headed up to SF to visit @Zimride/@Lyft and @ThreeGear (@ Palo Alto Caltrain Station w/ 10 others) http://t.co/vD6M9jur

via foursquare from Palo Alto, CA

nivi Really liking the new AngelList homepage http://t.co/oi8mXwTZ

via HootSuite (retweeted on 4:11 PM, Oct 9th, 2012 via TweetDeck)

Signed term sheet for what will likely be first new investment for K9V II. Psyched that it’s a hardware company. #HardwareEnablesSoftware

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Lytro camera gets manual controls, new colors and accessories for exacting light-field fans http://t.co/YdCPNzNM via @engadget

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#MobileFirst RT @TechCrunch: Zipcar CEO Details In-Car Assistant, Personalized Deals & Member Onboarding For Mobile App http://t.co/Svz1I287

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More ouch for RIM RT @allthingsd: BlackBerry 10 Release Will Likely Slip Into March -by @JohnPaczkowski http://t.co/Xbch1JRJ

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Lytro Firmware Update Unlocks Manual Controls: Shutter Speed, ISO, And ND Filter http://t.co/8UAr0l5e via @TechCrunch

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Didn’t even need to order today :) #Regular #TheyKnowWhatIWant (@ Jing Jing Szechwan & Hunan Gourmet) http://t.co/xuiUohGg

via foursquare from Jing-Jing Szechwan Hunan Gourmet, Palo Alto

Hackers & Founders Office Hours (@ Quadrus Conference Center) http://t.co/pExuiwU0

via foursquare from Menlo Park, CA

@ai Guess Microsoft is still paying real $$s for product placement ;)

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@Cookie Here is the link for opting out of Klout: http://t.co/utha9tdx

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@Cookie Klout is one of the few services I pro-actively deleted my information from.

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Confirmed Model S order. Looking forward to it & wishing @TeslaMotors the best, despite what some silly politician had to say. cc @elonmusk

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jtoeman just saw promo for the Silicon Valley reality show on Bravo. holy crap is that awful. http://t.co/WG5h3CSv #embarrassing #notSiliconValley

via web (retweeted on 5:51 PM, Oct 8th, 2012 via Flipboard)

Wish iTunes had an easy way to store multiple credit cards and allow switching. Having multiple accounts for different cards is sub-optimal.

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RT @threegear: 3Gear Brings You Touch-free CAD with Kinect-powered Gestures http://t.co/UKzk9mJ5 via @solidsmack

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@msuster Glad to hear that! :) Boomerang is what makes it possible for me to operate without an admin/assistant! cc @awmoore @davemcclure

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My goto lunch place close to the office! (@ Sancho’s Taqueria) http://t.co/FVx6uTmg

via foursquare from Palo Alto, CA

RT @TechCrunch: While The California PUC Cracks Down On Ride-Sharing, Sidecar And Lyft Commit To Staying On The Road http://t.co/Z4NFfT5q

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The Patent, Used as a Sword http://t.co/0jMJhfXJ

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Lyft: Ride Sharing Startup Zimride Hits the Gas Pedal in San Francisco http://t.co/NnC7fF82 via @TIMEBusiness

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More On Those Pink Mustache Cars, And Why They’re Good http://t.co/HXmG5bvs via @sfist

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wences Lemon targets Passbook with mobile wallet API http://t.co/QRcKSwB4 @getlemons

via Tweet Button (retweeted on 10:28 PM, Oct 5th, 2012 via Flipboard)

mp3michael Uber sued by Chicago cab cartel fighting for their govt endorsed monopoly. Give ‘em hell @travisk http://t.co/3AZdnWZ5

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RT @TechCrunch: 3Gear Systems Hacks Kinects To Create The Future of Gestural Computing http://t.co/oTLptdmQ by @kimmaicutler

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Love the Steve Jobs tribute video on http://t.co/XoIRiA5l #RememberingSteve

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PBS Statement Regarding October 3 Presidential Debate : PBS: http://t.co/Cct0B9zh via @pbs

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Making the Leap: A Founder’s To-Do List http://t.co/DSLUmQsf via @huffingtonpost

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11 sites that want to rule the share economy http://t.co/QlpvpNIw via @FortuneMagazine

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@dcancel @danmartell @rjs and even perfect execution on the wrong idea is an utter waste :) #NecessaryButNotSufficient

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to dcancel

RT @allthingsd: Romney Disses Tesla As “Loser” at Debate -by @karaswisher http://t.co/iIXwIvnV

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RT @Techmeme: AAPL: iPhone 5’s Amazing 93% Margin on NAND, Per RBC (@tiernanray / Tech Trader Daily) http://t.co/ng40afuo

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@dcancel @danmartell @rjs but ideas DO matter too. Don’t undervalue the idea. http://t.co/FCeclbY7

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Congrats Joe, Jeff & Sean! RT @deantak: Big Data startup Trifacta comes out of stealth with $4.3M in Accel funding http://t.co/xg1InVpF

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Quite a feat. Kudos! RT @Techmeme: One Billion People on Facebook (@finkd / Facebook Newsroom) http://t.co/UIkgA8sN http://t.co/0GxxenkP

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Baldness Can Be a Powerful Business Advantage — Study - http://t.co/OAqUNHVF http://t.co/JiFey3hs via @WSJ (hat tip @braughm)

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RT @threegear: Kate Greene wrote a great article about 3Gear Systems on TechReview:
http://t.co/4Uj1aEXB

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I absolutely love Boomerang Calendar. Can’t thank @Baydin enough for making such a kick-ass product. cc @awmoore @ayemoah @mikejchin

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threegear We’re releasing the 3Gear SDK so that you can add gestures to your applications. Check out our video!

http://t.co/EVIrnpQA

via web (retweeted on 9:17 AM, Oct 3rd, 2012 via web)

@bjo3rn might be time for a thunderbolt cable ;)

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@bjo3rn I think time estimates are not always reliable since they are often based on #files instead of #bytes.

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RT @VentureBeat: 3Gear is latest motion-sensing firm trying to create more accurate gesture control http://t.co/ir99NtRJ by @deantak

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VentureBeat 3Gear is latest motion-sensing firm trying to create more accurate gesture control http://t.co/sGu3pMMi by @deantak

via WordPress.com VIP (retweeted on 11:14 PM, Oct 2nd, 2012 via web)

jack Titles, like “CEO”, get in the way of doing the right thing. Respect to the people who ignore titles, and fight like hell for what is right.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:19 PM, Oct 2nd, 2012 via web)

Why Angel Investors Don’t Make Money … And Advice For People Who Are Going To Become Angels Anyway http://t.co/9YTuGuxc via @techcrunch

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@Rafe that’s the trick to being “unsearchable”

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torbit want to work at Torbit? we’re looking for a good frontend developer who knows PHP and cares about making the web a faster place.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 12:10 PM, Oct 2nd, 2012 via TweetDeck)

fmanjoo Stop Pagination Now: Why splitting articles and photo galleries into multiple pages is evil. Me @Slate. http://t.co/IHk1fIjv

via bitly (retweeted on 8:54 AM, Oct 2nd, 2012 via TweetDeck)

@hari_arul actually I noticed it because I saw a parking guy going around and marking cars with a chalk-stick! So they’re enforcing it now

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Popular Mechanics honors breakthrough innovations including the @Lytro camera http://t.co/sXbNxdjq via @CNET

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I’m at Mayfield Fund (Menlo Park, CA) http://t.co/vqRThuZu

via foursquare from Mayfield Fund, Menlo Park