Other than the presumably exorbitant price tag, I have an unusual amount of excitement for the One.
Ha. “The One”. “The One” what?
“The One” to win the game console battle?
I hope. This is the only Microsoft product I actually like. Other than Excel, of course.
I bet old man Domi wishes he had had hands like that during his career.
David always had a vision for where he wanted to go next. I was never the “idea guy” — in addition to my coding and back-end duties, I often served as an idea editor. David would come in with a grand new feature idea, and I’d tell him which parts were infeasible or impossible, which tricky conditions and edge cases we’d need to consider, and which other little niceties and implementation details we should add. But the ideas were usually David’s, and the product roadmap was always David’s.
The above quote greatly explains why major corporations buy out start-up ventures: talent. As much as they are buying the product which the start-up produces, they are acquiring the talent which created that product in the first place.
This article is not only a great piece of insight into one of the world’s largest social networks, it is also an inspiring piece for that social network’s users to hold fast to. It never seems to be about the money for the most successful tech companies in the world, but rather about an idea — a vision.
Someone want to write one of these about me one day?
Yahoo acquires Tumblr in $1.1 billion cash deal, ‘promises not to screw it up’
Yahoo has officially announced that it will acquire Tumblr in a $1.1 billion cash deal expected to close in the second half of the year, and will keep Tumblr’s David Karp on as CEO. “Per the agreement and our promise not to screw it up,” Yahoo says in its press release, “Tumblr will be independently operated as a separate business.” In one of its first acts of business, Yahoo has moved its official blog to yahoo.tumblr.com.
What are the implications of that?
I love when someone swings their bat and misses the ball by two feet.
Of course The Bible miniseries doesn’t follow Scripture to the word. It can’t. There would be far too many contradictions if Hollywood created this TV series to follow The Bible word for word.
The point of this TV miniseries was to bring a visual image to many of the younger generation who have fallen away from the stories depicted in The Bible. It was meant to inspire, to encourage and to captivate young audiences who have meager attention spans. It was created to help restore curiosity in fundamental Christian teachings and stories.
If you want to stand on the top of a hill and decry the falsities of The Bible miniseries, all the power to you. You have every right to tell everyone on the Internet how much you know about The Bible and how poor Hollywood has done in their efforts to bring The Bible to a visual life.
Or, if you view your glass as “half-full”, you can proclaim that this miniseries is a very fascinating 10 hours of television entertainment. It is not meant to evangelize. It is not meant to perfectly depict the words of Scripture.
It was meant as a positive outreach to those who need a positive outreach.
Thanks for your opinion though.
Photograph by Victor Torres
Whenever I am in Paris, I want to leave. It stinks. The people are fairly non-hospitable. It’s expensive.
But when I leave, I want to return.
And this photo only makes it worse.