Manu Kumar (@manukumar)

Palo Alto, CA

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

November 2012

Kudos Geppy! The new Code Redeemer in iTunes 11 http://t.co/ItmAHSda via @invasivecode

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Pleased to see the Entrepreneur Pathways site put together by the @USCIS EIR team. http://t.co/R27igsFL cc @whitehouseostp @paulsingh

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whitehouseostp A New Front Door for #Immigrant #Entrepreneurs: http://t.co/eLdkKk2z @USCIS @USCIS_es

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Great day visiting @K9Ventures’ portfolio companies @EasyESI and @LocoMotiveLabs in Berkeley today.

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Don’t over-promise, but over-deliver. #execution

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shervin Farmer denied permit to build horse shelter. So he builds giant table & chairs which don’t need permit. I love this. http://t.co/WF8VbZoN

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om Great debate on @economist about a world without MBAs. Will it be a better place? Yes? No? Maybe. http://t.co/R3803gtv

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Sometimes it’s easier to understand what a startup does from a post on @TechCrunch, @GigaOm, @AllThingsD & others than from their own site!

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@DesignersGeeks Don’t know the folks behind it, but the impact of this could indeed be huge.

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Why do credit card transactions for @Skype still show up as a foreign transaction? Would think they are processing enough in the US by now.

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Fascinating research from Harvard School of Engineering/Applied Sciences @hseas: Flat lens offers a perfect image http://t.co/WQCnoTXT

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Finally… been waiting for this since 2005 RT @gmail: Gmail and Drive - a new way to send files: http://t.co/zyvlgTR9

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VentureBeat Entrepreneurs, quit your whining about fundraising! http://t.co/pJ1PZWb1

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Have a baby/toddler that uses your iPad/iPhone? Do yourself a favor and learn about Guided Access http://t.co/hN7GEIqG (hat tip to @esumit)

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Skilled Work, Without the Worker http://t.co/XQOcJru7

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torbit Interesting article on The Cost of Poor Web Performance #webperf http://t.co/DzvAa45o

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arrington Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: Users Can Download Their Entire Archive By Year-End; Now Sees 1B Tweets Every 2.5 Days http://t.co/ozZEVwLv

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@shaig it’s Fund II for @K9Ventures, not III. Interesting list!

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Headed up to SF for @CendanaCapital event cc @MKRocks (@ Palo Alto Caltrain Station w/ 4 others) http://t.co/GMPgJpZG

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@ayemoah @davemcclure checking if the domain DaveMcClurePause .com is available ;)

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lucidchart Did you know that Lucidchart is now available in the Office 2013 App Store? Learn how to use it in Word: http://t.co/uTPTCDPZ

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TechCrunch Iterations: Collective Wisdom http://t.co/XoverRZ4 by @semil

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CooleyLLP Q3 Venture Financing Report shows slower deal volume and less capital than prior quarters. http://t.co/SJcVOEoS

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Former Apple Retail Chief Details Apple Store Planning And Philosophy In Unaired Video http://t.co/5pZGNKa1 via @TechCrunch

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abrams If you are trying to time the seed startup investing market for focusing on consumer vs. enterprise, good luck…

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sarahintampa Oh, So This Is Where You Use The Microsoft Surface http://t.co/7ksIQUca

via twitterfeed (retweeted on 9:28 PM, Nov 25th, 2012 via Flipboard)

newsycombinator Stripe’s 22-Year-Old Irish-Born Founder Is Just Getting Started http://t.co/CcmTrsb8

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bfeld Germiest places you encounter while traveling - Yahoo! Travel http://t.co/5WsYtNAG via @YahooTravel

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martenmickos The Lottery of Life - does it matter in what country one is born? http://t.co/ianQL7ZG - CH, AUS, N in the lead

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Secret Breakfast time @ Humphry Slocombe http://t.co/TcVp1ndh

via Instagram from Mission, San Francisco

Touring the Balclutha (@ Balclutha) [pic]: http://t.co/LekuivR3

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jrpowers Computer vision + AR,
+ iOS + secret projects. Can it get any cooler? Tell your geekiest friends Occipital’s hiring. http://t.co/QBfJiYYE

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:59 PM, Nov 24th, 2012 via Mobile Web)

mkapor IBM retires Lotus brand I created in 1982. http://t.co/8cKXnh6c

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joshfraser we used to wait for code to compile. now we wait for map / reduce.

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Two awesome people in the carnegiemellon @SCSatCMU The Link magazine http://t.co/oBZh4CRZ

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Battle Of The Gmail Extensions: Baydin Goes After Grexit For Plagiarizing Its Code @TechCrunch http://t.co/5YIrfDU9

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Thorny tree @ White Plaza (Stanford) http://t.co/byCCPqFf

via Instagram from Stanford, CA

Cool new building for the Stanford Law School @ Stanford Law School William H. Neukom Building http://t.co/mA7hsZhQ

via Instagram from Stanford, CA

JeffMiller Fun interview questions from AngelList https://t.co/KRfDwUW4

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Glad I bought my additional Google Storage for GMail when it was 20GB for $5/year. Now it’s 25GB for $2.49 / *month* http://t.co/5x0DwY9O

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@joestump 1 months ain’t too bad.I recently responded to stuff that was >2 years old. Currently down to about 3 months backlog.

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torbit These slides have been getting a lot of attention on Slideshare recently http://t.co/gUZyDG4H

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lyft It’s Crunchies nomination time! Help us score rad monkey statues in our favorite categories: http://t.co/K3Darphx | http://t.co/9wyTuz4O

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KQEDForum Ever use a ride-sharing co. like @Uber, @Lyft, @SidecarSF? Would you use it again? Discussing Tues. at 9am http://t.co/GY5OB2E3

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KQED talking about sidecar, @uber, and @lyft … This should be interesting. On now.

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timoreilly California PUC cracks down on Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar http://t.co/ENwOssUp Bummed to see gov regulation used to protect incumbents

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Using Monolingual to free up space on my MacBook Air by removing languages/architectures I will never use. #UsefulTool http://t.co/2mnfCd0M

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Congrats @bryce on OATV Fund III! RT @peHUB: OATV Raises $84.5 Million for Third Fund http://t.co/9ZWS9zTj

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@awmoore you are one scary pumpkin! http://t.co/INMAJkvw

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How Facebook makes money. Local targeting for Palo Alto on FB mobile #IHateAds @ Palo Alto, CA http://t.co/kZvsmni6

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When a square form factor just doesn’t do justice to the trees… @ Palo Alto Foothills Park http://t.co/d3QZ41fd

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Now everyone in your company can use Torbit http://t.co/XYYOIxXs via @torbit

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Lytro Reinvents The Camera Once Again, Now Lets Photos Change Perspective Along With Focus http://t.co/XLfCjhTk via @techcrunch

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Lytro to get Perspective Shift and Living Filters for more focus-shifting fun (video) http://t.co/uTbC9L9W via @engadget

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Lytro Announces 3D and Instagram-Style Features | Gadget Lab | http://t.co/m8PjNlue http://t.co/GohYnLJJ

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I just signed this petition on http://t.co/HfjkvJcd:
Tell the PUC to support ride sharing services… http://t.co/6FyO0DX6

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I just signed this petition on http://t.co/HfjkvJcd: Tell the PUC to support ride sharing services http://t.co/ZeOO5J6O via @change

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Regulations are supposed to protect us, not prevent us from moving forward. Ever since Lyft started, I have… http://t.co/go5JEP6v

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One a related note — this documentary is worth watching. The Corporation http://t.co/Dln14WDL

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Ho do you send a corporation to prison? A company should not be a person under law. http://t.co/yytkwQyr

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With Growth Surging, Torbit Moves Towards Free To Help Web Businesses Turn Speed Into Revenue http://t.co/iPKLl9F5 via @techcrunch

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torbit Comparing RUM & Synthetic Page Load Times by @souders http://t.co/8olnv9XA (we agree 100%)

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:08 AM, Nov 15th, 2012 via TweetDeck)

Lytro You can buy Lytro cameras with free shipping on @Amazon http://t.co/fT8JCF4A

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RT @lyft: Yesterday, Lyft was cited by the CPUC. We’re working with them to support ridesharing and we need your voice: http://t.co/S5evP9EO

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@Bowei ah, guess I don’t know enough about Basketball ;-)

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@Baris @om and how many $$s does that convert to?

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christine the Shark Tank has nothing on @startx interviews! look out for @manukumar @christine @cjtman @glukee @closurestudios @jpgg today

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@RamiroPalma Software/Hardware CS//EE/Design focus. Nothing in healthcare or energy. cc @K9Ventures

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@praneethpatlola forgot to mention that we’re specifically interested in folks who are in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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@AshwinBhambri forgot to mention that we’re specifically interested in folks who are in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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@Quan If you know folks who want to be founders rather than employees, happy to chat (assuming they’re excellent at what they do of course!)

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Several @K9Ventures portfolio cos looking for “Founding Engineers” & “Founding Designers” w/significant equity. Email/Tweet me if interested

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@nickl_s I have tried it and don’t think it’s good enough.

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@satishd I have and it had a lot of potential, but they didn’t do a good job with basic information design/UX. Also want tighter integration

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@shaig yes, and it still sucks. Bad Design/UX. Correct solution should come from accounting co, but Intuit is too silly to figure it out.

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One of my least favorite activities — doing expenses #NoGoodSolutions http://t.co/GagsEEdc

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@semil Wait till you see one of the new ones I’m working on! :) #CamerasRock

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Beamed myself over to the Taj Mahal for a quick shot! #BeamMeThere #NewAppComingSoon http://t.co/EjL6eRTA

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RT @threegear: Fly a plane on FlightGear using 3Gear Gesture Controls! See how we map hand gestures to flight controls http://t.co/dSK8wWG4

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ToyTalk, The Company With The Futuristic Talking Bear, Raises $11.5M from Charles Rivers Ventures http://t.co/4DX5kgPW via @TechCrunch

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Startup Watch: Car-Sharing Service Lyft http://t.co/ObV1FAEk

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Thinking that folks that work in the tech industry don’t appreciate enough as to just how lucky and (sometimes) spoiled they really are.

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Clicked on a SF address on my phone and Apple Maps took me to completely the wrong place. Had to walk back 10+ blocks #FAIL

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Ballot Returned Date:11/6/2012
Ballot Counted:Yes

#VoteCounted but probably didn’t make any difference!

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RbeforeI Awesome new hire box http://t.co/E1H4Db3k

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SocialGreg Joshua Merrill of @tapcanvas pitches at #sfnt http://t.co/mc4JDejL

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@ScottMcGrew You should visit @Kwindla at the Oblong Industries http://t.co/yiAXt31M demo space in SF. Some very cool stuff there.

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@magrawala @bjo3rn meet @kwindla. You guys should visit Oblong SF and get a demo of their tech. #TrustMe

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Had an awesome time visiting @kwindla at Oblong SF. Brilliant demo/tech @ Oblong http://t.co/zNYwejJU

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My favorite pitstop in SF (@ Zimride HQ) http://t.co/fbb8u4MI

via foursquare from Mission Bay, San Francisco

Walking down 4th St in SF and look what I spotted! Cc twilio jeffiel @ Le Truc Bustaurant http://t.co/ysMoVKyC

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Taking @Caltrain up to SF and then @lyft to get around in the city (@ Palo Alto Caltrain Station w/ 5 others) http://t.co/ccRJFWjy

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2013 Automobile of the Year: Tesla Model S - Automobile Magazine: http://t.co/sHf2OAZd via @Automobilemag

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Benchmark Capital gets minimalist http://t.co/Kl5fJDxr via @FortuneMagazine

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Unprocessed Ballots Status http://t.co/RQDKhUy7

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@herf That’s crazy. I placed out of all math, physics & chemistry when I got to @CarnegieMellon - had a great high school education in India

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As of this morning: “Your absentee ballot has not been received.” #bummer Waiting on @sccgov to count it and update the site.

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@herf It’s not taught in the US? Was in India ;)

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@satishd It’s Monsanto $$s at work…. #evil

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stop RIP, Fail Whale.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:13 PM, Nov 6th, 2012 via TweetDeck)

fmanjoo Damn, California death penalty repeal looks like it’s gonna lose. That sucks.

via web (retweeted on 9:10 PM, Nov 6th, 2012 via TweetDeck)

inafried NYT’s interactive graphic less interactive now. 0 pathways. http://t.co/Q9Q6j997

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@Vosmek Deposited mine in the ballot box in Palo Alto City Hall yesterday.

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“Your absentee ballot has not been received.” :-( http://t.co/Nv6cVhJz

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@ash_patel just a mini-bailout for the media companies ;)

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Kate8 Fox News is to the election as Bravo is to Silicon Valley

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:47 PM, Nov 6th, 2012 via TweetDeck)

@pierre You called it :)

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johnmoe How about a hand for Twitter for not crashing throughout this night?

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Bummed that #Prop37 is losing in California. #MonsantoSucks

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Love that this is being updated live — Paths to the White House http://t.co/NYW9nJKN via @nytimes

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Cracking up looking at my Twitter feed. Good stuff.

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inafried More election junkie eye candy http://t.co/PZd8k0i7

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Not sure I like these “projections” based on exit polls. Need real-time vote-counting instead.

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Dropped off my mail-in ballot at Palo Alto City Hall building yesterday. Been tracking it at http://t.co/Nv6cVhJz but #NotReceived yet

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Seconded! RT @awmoore: If you agree with me on political matters, get to the polls ASAP! If you don’t, put it off until tomorrow!

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@Bowei I actively try to spend more time with founders. My email throughput is likely to be way lower than Fred’s. #ScaredToSeeStats

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Losing the battle with my inbox. Constant triage-mode is not good for productivity/creativity. Cutting back on meetings till I can catch up.

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@imagebuildersBV @TapCanvas can’t get to the app. “The app you requested isn’t available.”

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Wow @Baydin! Nice job on making Boomerang work on the new compose view in @GMail. cc @semil

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@dirkriehle Wow! impressive, but I’m GLAD it’s on the other side of the pond. Would be too dangerous to have that State-side :-D

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The League of Women Voter’s SmartVoter site is another good resource. Voter Information for Santa Clara County: http://t.co/Zfgz0J6m

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For those voting in Palo Alto, here is a good summary of the local issues and the City Council candidates responses: http://t.co/3aiBOXQF

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Reading the voter guide has become completely useless. Instead it’s better to always #FollowTheMoney to figure out the real agenda.

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For anyone still deciding how to vote, KQED’s Proposition Guide is a useful summary ( one of few sources I trust): http://t.co/dElL91RL

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TechCrunch Why Does There Always Have To Be An App For That? http://t.co/0Bo1G26T by @sarahintampa

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@sarahintampa You should chat with @joshuamerrill from @TapCanvas. Context-aware apps which activate based on location/time/use-case. #K9

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@jrushin with the older version of card munch, you could. The new version just sucks.

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@sschillace been complaining about @GMail for ages on deaf ears. Hope your tweets get more attention than mine!

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om RT @MediaReDEF: How the fragmented world of mobile wallets will sow confusion http://t.co/A2bToOUW

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I’m at Microsoft Sunnyvale (Sunnyvale, CA) http://t.co/xoD9laa5

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@simeons I think it’s more geared towards optimizing @netflix’s margins! They lost the focus on the customer along the way it seems.

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@dkuo I’ve used instantwatcher often. Way better than the @netflix interface.

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Out of the last 5 DVDs that we received from @Netflix, 4 were unplayable. And their streaming UI sucks for discovering movies. #FAIL

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bfeld Raising startup funding - 7 things you need to be prepared http://t.co/gCh4mfe0

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Wow, eBay and PayPal *finally* seem to have implemented integrated check out. How many years did that take!? http://t.co/yWCAJHXE

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RT @founderdating: We’re on TV! Check out CBS’s clip featuring us, and learn more about FounderDating! > http://t.co/iZYUWkRr

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Dunno if my RSI flare up is because of a) too many emails, b) holding @reachayan, or, c) pumpkin carving. Either way, ouch.

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@jpramey Congrats on the funding announcement!

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