This is why I will never, ever and without exception no matter what make a donation to anyone who calls me on the telephone or knocks on my door.
Fred Wilson is a smart dude, so maybe I’m being chicken little about this Bitcoin business, but I still don’t see why we need some super-secret currency that no one understands, and which is guarded by the keystone cops. I just don’t see how this is ever going to go mainstream, why I should care if it doesn’t and how it would improve the world if it did. More from PandoDaily. Even more, from Re/code.
Now, for something that really matters. Joby Ogwyn is going to jump off Mount Everest in a wingsuit.
gHacks has a good read about tech blogs that have shuffled off (more or less) this mortal internet. I was a big Download Squad (death by AOL) fan, and a regular CyberNet News (I see that Ryan Wagner is still around) reader. I would try to think of some more, but every time I start thinking about shuttered web sites, I start missing Mirsky’s Worst of the Web again.
I was (am?) a huge Brady Bunch fan. I’ve seen every episode at least once, and I’ve read Barry Williams’ book. I think it has to do with the way they turned two bad situations into a good one. And I liked that attic bedroom. And Marsha. Here are 14 Facts You Might Not Know About the Brady Bunch. I learned four new things. Including number 7. Chatty Cathy, who knew?