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Washington Post turns into Amazon.com

Some people are baffled by the purchase of the Post by Jeff Bezos, the creator of Amazon.com, wondering why he’d buy a ‘sinking ship.’ But I don’t think the ship is sinking. The Post gets hundreds of thousands of eyeballs … Continue reading

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The video of my talk at Ignite DC is up for viewing

Someone spent a lot of time reviewing footage and inserting the slides, so please watch this.

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My upcoming talk at IgniteDC

I had to answer a few questions for Geoff Livingston’s blog, so I’m sharing them here: Q: Why did you choose your session topic? The night before I submitted my topic, I organized an event about the Future of Books. … Continue reading

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Cofounders ‘Dating’ meetup

The Cofounders meetup is an event where people who are working on startups meet potential cofounders. It’s supposed tobesort of like speed dating, I suppose. They also have a web site where you can look for potential matches. I’m not … Continue reading

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I’m just not that into bars

Tech Cocktail is the cool thing for 30 year olds to go to. It’s a bar full of 30 year old boys showing their cool web startups to other 30 year old boys who wish they were as cool. What’s … Continue reading

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Women’s Book Association holiday party

I got Stieg Larsson’s “Girl with a Dragon Tattoo” in the book exchange. I hadn’t gone to a WNBA event for awhile, so I’m glad they’re still around. I have supermemory, so as usual, I weirded out a few people … Continue reading

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My startup is on the web! Sort of.

I gave a talk at the DC Ruby Users Group meeting about the web application I’m developing for authors to run live online book clubs and classes. I have a really ugly version of it at GuruTapas

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