Writing is like solving a puzzle. It is trying to construct a well-written...– Fred Wilson on writing and blogging.
If you know or follow me, you’ve probably noticed that I’m a huge Hip-Hop fan. I listen to a lot of it. I really enjoy it. I’ve always wondered why all music with rapping is considered Hip-Hop. It seems to oversimplify a genre and culture that connects many influences. There’s no reason why we should consider Waka Flocka Flame, Childish Gambino, and Kendrick Lamar to be of the same genre when...
I’m obsessed with DrawSomething. If you haven’t downloaded the game, please do. Despite a few bugs here and there, the game has really captured my attention as a quick way to think creatively and interact with friends. Besides the gameplay, I’m also very fascinated with the offline (err, out-of-game) interactions that the game has introduced. If you do a quick Twitter search or check out the...
The kids who grew up inside AOL chat rooms and came of age on Facebook have an...– Brad Burnham on The Freedom to Innovate
Sneaker Culture & Scarcity
This weekend, the NBA All-Star Weekend returns to my hometown, Orlando, FL, for the first time since 1992. As a part of the celebration, Nike has designed and released the Galaxy All-Star Pack, a collection of shoes developed to commemorate Central Florida as the epicenter for space exploration and research (really, at NASA’s HQ in Cape Canaveral). To keep the sneaker supply limited, Nike...