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Image compression shootout.

My site has always been very image heavy, well that is what I do. The downside to that is your site becomes a bit slower, especially when viewing on mobile. So instead of making the images small on the site I started looking into better compression methods or methodologies. What I did was export from Lightroom […]
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email

An idea to secure email from getting hacked. Sorta.

So, without having a real deep understanding of if this is possible I have an idea. Email is ubiquitous, and if you are like me I can never get to inbox ZERO, I have tried. I always looked at in a couple of ways: 1. I might need to reference that email sometime in the […]
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Karma Go

Just unenveloped my new Karma Go! Pretty sweet. Get yours here. yourkarma.com

Super easy setup, the first thing I did was a speed test 13 Mbps down 4.5 Mbps up. That is a damn fast connection for a small portable wi-fi device. Can't wait to get outside and use it.  
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My East coast travels, tracked by my iPhone!

Interesting and a bit sneaky on Apples part. It doesn't seem to have data from all days, but it does have a lot. And my world view, not as exciting, would of been cooler in years past when I was traveling more. Thanks to of Pete Warden's iPhone Tracker software
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iPad first thoughts

You say you want a revolution? Well it is here and it is in the shape of a giant iPhone, but the comparison ends there. The iPad is a serious computing device, I don't know where or how exactly this product will effect my life, but in the first three hours of using it I […]
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My not so smooth move to Google Apps for Business

Last week we finaly decided to make the move to gmail. Our current email server has been humming along for the last 4 years, it was only a matter of time before something was going to go wrong. We have been using a combination of our own IMAP server running on a G4, yes a […]
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New Media Birthday Party Oct 15th 7-9PM

Hello: It was twenty years ago in the Fall of '89 when a young analyst joined Alex Brown & Sons with a plan to launch a networking + media investment banking practice.  The plan was based on bringing companies public that helped everyone move to email and network-based services, making universal what only workstation users […]
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The Founder Institute

I'm honored to be part of the TheFunded, Founder Institutes first semester. I am one of the mentors to new and old founders that are passionate about building the next startups that will change the world. I will be working with founders on Ideation, Product Planning. We are going to change the world of how startup […]
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JS-Kit Revolutionizes Commenting With The Launch of JS-Word

The World's First One Word Commenting Service Highlights JS-Kit, finding it incredibly difficult to scale it's service, innovates around the problem by limiting users to one word. "The reality is that most visitors can't string two good sentences together never mind two words.  JS-Word solves this problem by focusing users minds on one great word", Mike Arrington, TechCrunch "We […]
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Google Latitude

I checked out Google Latitude yesterday, pretty cool, kinda a mobile extension of google maps that allows you to see where your friends are and interact with them. When I logged in i already had a request from my friend David Petherick, in the UK, he is contributing editor to the Next Web Blog. I was able […]
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More workflow thoughts

While I was putting together my post on how I manage my picture workflow and archiving, it got me thinking about an even larger problem, the archiving and workflow of the production server here at Empressr and Fusebox. This post I'm going to talk about archiving workflow. At Fusebox we have a climate controlled server […]
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My Picture Managment Workflow

A nightmarish problem that just keeps growing and growing is how to deal with all your personal data when it comes to pictures and video. I've been using this work-flow for some years now, I thought I should share it and get some feedback. I do plan on making a few changes to it in […]
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John Doerr 11 tips for startups

John Doerr, a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, compiled 11 tips from chief executives of his portfolio companies
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Why Citysearch should just pull the plug

I was looking for a restaurant to have dinner with my wife this evening. I couldn't remember the name of the place I wanted to go to, but I knew the street it was on, the cross street, and the type of cuisine. I figured a quick search on Citysearch would find the place, after […]
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Fun thing I found on Cuil.com

This was from a Wired article Jun 29, 2000 about a company I had started called Udefine, it was a really cool idea, still ahead of it's time it was a "Find Engine" I love the quote we got! New site busts out: This year, the number of provocatively dressed booth babes at PC Expo […]
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at&t store 6th ave and 17th st

The line at the at&t store at about 9am today. not going to wait on that!
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These guys actually get paid to write shit like this?

I love CNN, but I don't get the purpose or the intent of this article! One the iPhone rocks, yes it is missing a few features I would really love to have. The usability, like no other phone or device, EVER. Need to get your email, you know exactly what button to click, need web, […]
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Empressr Sponsors Hack College

Kelly worked for me (Empressr) at our booth at SXSW during the interactive festival. He totally killed it! I just had to help them with their podcast. I'm proud to sponsor them. So check hackcollege.com out, even if your not a student anymore, you might learn something new.
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Away 3d

Away 3d creates a killer 3d Flash engine that we use in Empressr for the 3d transitions, it totally rocks. They are featuring us  in their blog today, very cool. Check out the post on the Empressr blog.
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Empressr a Webware100 Finalist
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VOTE NOW 🙂 We are excited that Empressr was nominated (ha, and I didn't even do i) as a finalist for the Webware 100. For all of our fans, I would love if you would give us your vote. Thanks and we'll see you in Austin for SXSW (booth 224).
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