Manu Kumar (@manukumar)

Palo Alto, CA

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

January 2013

plibin Startup timing: Wait until the world changes so that an important problem goes from impossible to just really hard, then execute.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 10:51 PM, Jan 31st, 2013 via Tweet Button)

Interesting analysis by @danprimack about tech geographies. Boston and New York have same tech startup problem

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@danprimack are your Random Ramblings from todays Term Sheet on the web somewhere? Would like to Retweet/Share those.

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Hackers in China Attacked The Times for Last 4 Months

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K9 Ventures’ portfolio company LocoMotive Labs just launched their first app “Kid in Story” - a visual story app…

via Facebook

LocoMotiveLabs Parents of children with #autism we designed our visual storymaker app with you in mind. Check out Kid in Story.

via web (retweeted on 11:50 PM, Jan 30th, 2013 via web)

levie Amazon does $97M in profit and rises 10%. Apple does $13B in profit and falls 10%. Got it.

via web (retweeted on 11:06 PM, Jan 30th, 2013 via Tweet Button)

@jasonmendelson I hate conferences. Colossal waste of time/money in most cases. But you’re *tempting* me to pony up for @VentureScapeNow

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RT @lyft: We’re excited to announce that Lyft has landed in LA and we’ve reached an agreement with the @californiapuc.

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RT @californiapuc: CPUC enters agreement with Zimride, operator of Lyft app:

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Had fun hanging out with @tobinfisher and trying my hand at flying prototype quad-copters! @ K9 Ventures

via Instagram from Palo Alto, CA

Impressive. T @gigaom: Exclusive: Nest has raised another $80M, now shipping 40K+ thermostats a month

via Flipboard

Impressed by the new immigration proposal and very pleased to see both Startup Visas and STEM Visas on the list….

via Facebook

Ugh. Get real work done, or, try to fight my inbox?

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@msuster wow — remember meeting him with you when we were having breakfast at Buck’s

via TweetDeck in reply to msuster

The Most Ridiculous Law of 2013 (So Far): It Is Now a Crime to Unlock Your Smartphone - Derek Khanna - The Atlantic

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msuster The outpouring of support for @rabois speaks volumes for what people in SF think of him. Wishing you peace in months ahead

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:18 PM, Jan 25th, 2013 via TweetDeck)

@bjo3rn Appreciate the RT!

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If you’re a CS/EE looking for interesting startups, let’s chat. Lot’s of @K9Ventures’ portfolio companies are hiring. #SFBayAreaOnly

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Cisco Leaves The Consumer Networking Market After Selling Linksys Brand To Belkin @TechCrunch

via TechCrunch on iOS

Congrats @ethankurz! VC Firm Bessemer Doubles Down On Investment Leadership, Adds Six New Partners @TechCrunch

via TechCrunch on iOS

If, Why, and How Founders Should Hire a “Professional” CEO via @quixotic

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@jamescham @semil @heyadam @Not_SXSW In keeping with the tradition of !SXSW being on #PiDay, I propose Thursday, 3/14. Just need a venue

via TweetDeck in reply to jamescham

@semil @heyadam @Not_SXSW That would be brilliant if it’s available. Know who’s in charge of it now? If it’s Apple, then that might be tough

via TweetDeck in reply to semil

@semil @heyadam I’ve been thinking about doing the @Not_SXSW party again. If you have some suggestions for a venue, would love to hear.

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Wrapped myself in knots while doing a calculation today. Finally solved it after setting up a system of simultaneous equations. #Rusty

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I’m at Greylock Partners (Menlo Park, CA)

via foursquare from Menlo Park, CA

Should I be regretting my move from @dropbox to @BoxHQ? Sync is being horribly unreliable/scary on my machine. cc @levie

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If a founder responds with multiple paragraphs, but still doesn’t answer the question posed, that’s usually not a good sign #GetToThePoint

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Simple rule to follow: If you say you’re going to do something, mean it, and do it. #KeepYourWord

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heri Discovery of the day #mobile #HTML5 via @alokm

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 11:17 PM, Jan 20th, 2013 via Flipboard)

Apologies to anyway waiting on an email response. Trying to get through the #inbox, but they’re coming in faster than I can bat ‘em out.

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California To Hit Startup Founders with Big Retroactive Tax Bills | Xconomy via @xconomy

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@sudeep_y Cool! Yes, I think I have the same/similar orange polo! :)

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Alchemist Accelerator demo day #enterprise (@ Microsoft Conference Center w/ 7 others)

via foursquare from Mountain View, CA

Impressed with @SolarCity’s sales process. Made going for Solar PV at home a no-brainer.

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@Alejandroperez It’s a Toyota (Lexus to be precise)

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johnolilly Important: Disable Java in every browser you have. Here’s how: and here’s why:

via web (retweeted on 2:20 AM, Jan 12th, 2013 via Flipboard)

Just posted a photo @ Incline Beach

via Instagram from Incline Village, NV

@nickl_s Also saw it on the news last night — looks pretty crazy down there. You’ll feel right at home in New Delhi heat :)

via TweetDeck in reply to nickl_s

Using @Ghostery to opt out of all Advertising, Analytics, Beacons, Privacy and paring back on widgets as well. Much faster browsing.

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lemnoslabs Australian Heat Wave Threatens Gadgets, Forces Experts to Redesign Temperature Maps | Wired Design

via Tweet Button (retweeted on 3:41 AM, Jan 9th, 2013 via Flipboard)

Dressed for the beach @ Incline Beach

via Instagram from Incline Village, NV

Snow on a beach by the lake, lit by the sun #NoFilter @ Incline Beach

via Instagram from Incline Village, NV

Techmeme Consumers pay the hidden costs for the ‘free’ app ecosystem (@hamburger / The Verge)

via Techmeme (retweeted on 11:32 PM, Jan 7th, 2013 via Flipboard)

60Minutes From Apple’s first mouse to a better classroom chair, David Kelley & @IDEO use design thinking for inventions that impact our everyday lives

via web (retweeted on 11:42 PM, Jan 6th, 2013 via Flipboard)

VentureBeat LEGO unleashes new generation of smart toys with Mindstorms EV3 robots

via web (retweeted on 11:37 PM, Jan 6th, 2013 via Flipboard)

Bill_Gross Look at the lengths this guy will go to to try to show that a corporation & a person are different!

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 3:09 PM, Jan 6th, 2013 via TweetDeck)

Sourdough crocodile. Thanks to the head baker who gave A+A some sourdough turtles! @ Boudin Bakery & Cafe

via Instagram from Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco

Dog walk at the Jelly Belly factory complex. #thoughtful @ Jelly Belly Factory

via Instagram from Fairfield, CA

Fun visit to the Jelly Belly Factory. Turns out the Oompa Loompas had the day off. Shh @ Jelly Belly Factory

via Instagram from Fairfield, CA

Hoping @reachanika isn’t disappointed when she doesn’t see any Oompa Loompas! (@ Jelly Belly Factory) [pic]:

via foursquare from Fairfield, CA

#TrollsSUCK Patent trolls want $1,000—for using scanners

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Perhaps the second silliest thing in the US (first being that it doesn’t use the metric system)…

via Facebook

lizgannes Interesting and well-done profile of Larry Page by @mhelft:

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 6:43 AM, Jan 4th, 2013 via Flipboard)

Discovered @Ghostery thanks to a tip from @joshfraser. Liking knowing who’s tracking me. Already nixed ad companies.

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RT @lyft: Wow - thanks for your nominations! We’re Crunchies finalists in 3 sweet categories. The voting happens here:

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Werner We the People petition: “Make the Metric system the standard in the United States, instead of the Imperial system”

via bitly (retweeted on 9:56 PM, Jan 2nd, 2013 via Flipboard)

Make the Metric system the standard in the United States, instead of the Imperial system.

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om ZipCar, Google, cars and the inevitability of the Internet — my latest #omsays $zip $car

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 9:43 PM, Jan 2nd, 2013 via Flipboard)

torbit As we head into 2013, here are 10 things to consider when choosing your RUM provider

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:25 PM, Jan 2nd, 2013 via TweetDeck)

@Baris :-) Happy New Year to you too!

via TweetDeck in reply to Baris

Gobbledygook. That is all.

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The door to The Round Room @ Stanford Memorial Church

via Instagram from Stanford, CA

d.School @ Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (d.School)

via Instagram from Stanford, CA

Love what they did with the old Terman building space (@ Terman Engineering Park) [pic]:

via foursquare from Stanford, CA

Congrats to everyone on the #ThirdRock on completing yet another journey around the #FlamingFireball and to entering their #Teens.

via Facebook