A lecture given at the Y Combinator Startup School held at Harvard University, October 15, 2005 I guess I should start by telling you a little bit of my "company story." When I was a kid, I certainly didn't plan on starting companies.
Important While this article about The Wire deliberately contains as few actual spoilers about the show as possible, it does contain numerous links to pages with information that will tell you critical spoiler information about the stories and fates of the show's characters. The article also contains language and links that are very much not safe for work. Please proceed with caution on all fronts. In the time since I gallantly announced what makes a good blog , I’ve had time to think more about the qualities of work that endures. Not thinking just of personal blogs here, or solely in terms of the ways that we can improve online publishing and social media —although clearly these are areas that could stand some improvement.
The following email was sent to our employees today: Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2010 From: Tony Hsieh (CEO - Zappos.com) To: All Zappos Employees Subject: Amazon & Zappos, 1 Year Later Today is the 1 year anniversary of when we announced the marriage between Zappos and Amazon.
There were plenty of high profile people at the Economist event in March, but hands down the best session was a simple interview with Ed Catmull , the president of Pixar . Martin Giles from the Economist did the interview, and did an excellent job letting Catmull cover some excellent territory.