2 month ago

nelson : BuiltWith - Story of a small tech company

Gurus of Multimedia Gulch

3 month ago

nelson : Gurus of Multimedia Gulch - NYTimes 1994 about what is now the SF SOMA tech scene

Amazon management

4 month ago

nelson : Amazon management - Long, detailed view in how Amazon is run

Pure Storage IPO

4 month ago

nelson : Pure Storage IPO - Interesting tech infrastructure company going public

New Techies of DC

6 month ago

nelson : New Techies of DC - Profile of the tech talent the Obama administration has been hiring to improve government

Late stage fundraising

8 month ago

nelson : Late stage fundraising - Growing trend to very large private financing for tech companies

Tech stock secondary market

8 month ago

nelson : Tech stock secondary market - The wild and wooly world of non-public securities

Magic Leap details

12 month ago

nelson : Magic Leap details - Info on the mysterious augmented reality startup

Hire More Women In Tech

13 month ago

nelson : Hire More Women In Tech - A list of simple things companies can do

sexism 1.0

13 month ago

nelson : sexism 1.0 - Stories of sexual harassment in tech journalism

10 ways to be a male advocate

14 month ago

nelson : 10 ways to be a male advocate - Simple, actionable ways men can help women in tech

Why nerd culture must die

14 month ago

nelson : Why nerd culture must die - "We’re still behaving like the rebel alliance, but now we’re the Empire."

Grass Valley tech history

14 month ago

nelson : Grass Valley tech history - Seems random, but the Sierra has a little high tech center

Slack / Stewart Butterfield

16 month ago

nelson : Slack / Stewart Butterfield - Phenomenal long profile by @Mat Honan

Andy Baio : Mat Honan profiles Stewart "Dharma" Butterfield and Slack - one of the most talented groups of people I've ever known

Kara Swisher profile

17 month ago

nelson : Kara Swisher profile - The respectable tech gossip journalist

How to suppress women's coding

21 month ago

nelson : How to suppress women's coding - Upsetting collection of incidents

A checklist of stupid things men will say when they find out I only retweet women

22 month ago

Anil : A checklist of stupid things men will say when they find out I only retweet women - I wrote a bit about why I only retweet women. As an exercise, let's guess what stupid things I'll hear in response! If we check off all these items, then we've won Internet Sexism Bingo. And by "won", I mean "lost". "You should just retweet the best peo

Stupid Simple Things SF Techies Could Do To Stop Being Hated

22 month ago

Anil : Stupid Simple Things SF Techies Could Do To Stop Being Hated - I've seen a lot of hand-wringing from techies in San Francisco and Silicon Valley saying "Why are we so hated?" now that there's been a more vocal contingent of people being critical of their lack of civic responsibility. Is it true that corruption and NI

The coming tech-lash

25 month ago

nelson : The coming tech-lash - Even the Economist gets a bit boshie

My Meeting with Pax

27 month ago

Anil : My Meeting with Pax - I'm sick to death of this whole stupid topic, and fighting off a brutal chest cold, so I'm going to ask your forbearance on this piece; It'll be a little less even-handed and detailed than I usually try to be, and if my language is ambiguous, I hope you'l

NYC's Mayoral Primary: How to Choose

27 month ago

Anil : NYC's Mayoral Primary: How to Choose - Today is New York City’s mayoral primary, where the two major parties select which candidate will represent the party. Due to my being on the board of the NY Tech Meetup, I got to be part of a small group that interviewed almost all of the major ca

10 Rules of Internet

29 month ago

Anil : 10 Rules of Internet - In my years working in technology, I have learned a few things. These lessons have become oft-repeated refrains when speaking to people, so I thought I'd collect them so I have a link to send folks when needed. Given enough time, any object which can ge

Google's new interview thoughts

30 month ago

nelson : Google's new interview thoughts - Current head of HR completely turns Google's engineer interview process on its head

Hold The Door Open

32 month ago

Anil : Hold The Door Open - Though it's currently in vogue to threaten the President with ricin, the fashion when I was a younger man was to intimidate newspapers with anthrax. During those heady days I happened to work at a newspaper, and as always the terrifying eventually evolved


32 month ago

nelson : Unlearning - Wise thoughts on flexible management skills