Airbnb is a much more effective protest than shutting down the Brooklyn Bridge.
The balance of power shifts on the Internet to the individual. This is a two-way medium.
When it comes to individual bloggers, they have many choices now that include blogging for a network or going solo.
I am a huge fan of capitalism and a huge fan of entrepreneurship and changing the world with technology and with entrepreneurship. Capitalism is awesome. To me, capitalism is my religion.
If you are delusional, sometimes the reality catches up with your delusion, and then all of a sudden you are a genius.
People like rich applications on their desktop, and there is no reason why you can't have both a rich desktop and a light, cloud-based application framework. Why is it always either/or for people?
The stuff coming out of Silicon Valley is dorky. Like, it's not very sexy.
I find podcasting an enticing space.
The down market favours the small two-, three-, four-person company, not the huge company with 100 people losing half a million dollars a month.
The first phase of social media was listening to the conversation. The second phase was joining the conversation. The third phase will be hosting the conversation on your site.
For tech, I like the 'DailySearchCast', 'TWiT' and anything Veronica Belmont does on CNET. I think Perez Hilton is a riot, and the rest of my consumption is by people: Folks like Dave Winer, Fred Wilson, Mark Cuban, Brian Alvey, Jeff Jarvis, Xeni Jardin, etc.
In my next life, I would like to be Charlie Rose or Howard Stern or maybe something in between.
The problem today isn't low-quality journalism, it's too much noise. If one out of five 'Business Insider' stories is original, the other four would be culled.
For a first-time entrepreneur, there's nothing better than being in Silicon Valley because there is so much going on, and there's such a large number of inventors, that even a B level idea or a C level idea could be nurtured and be given venture capital there.
There's nobody who has as big of a real-time logistics network than Uber.
Journalists have misquoted people for so long - and quoted them out of context that for many people like to have their words on record.
I am not trying to model my career to be a one-hit wonder.
For three or four decades, we've been sitting here in front of this TV consuming a one-way medium that we had no control over.
Commercial real estate is really a black box: its super opaque, and it's hard to get the information.
Things that look like an 'overnight success' typically are not.