Tag Archive: Quotes
“The Veronica Mars and Zach Braff projects have brought tens of thousands of new people to Kickstarter. 63% of those people had never backed a project before. Thousands of them have since gone on to back other projects, with more than $400,000 pledged to 2,200 projects so far.”
May. 9, ‘13: — Kickstarter’s recent success with Hollywood celebrities reminds me of Twitter’s four years ago. Although I wonder how many of Ashton Kutcher’s first million Twitter followers are still active users today.
“Yeah, I’m a sheep. I go right with it. I got an iPad mini for no reason. Had three iPads already. Went and got an iPad mini for no reason at all.”
May. 2, ‘13: — T-Pain: just like us.
Apr. 30, ‘13: — BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins. (Via Jay Yarow, who notes that it’s probably BlackBerry, not tablets, that won’t be around in five years.)
“Call it WWDC if you like, but it needs to take place 365 days a year instead of 4. It needs to serve 300,000 developers, not 5,000. And it needs to take place online, not within the cramped confines of a small convention center in San Francisco.”
Apr. 25, ‘13: — Daniel Jalkut has some good ideas about the future of WWDC.
“Obvious hints: cheaper plastic iPhone, mobile payments, I think I saw some hints at wearable computing.”
Apr. 23, ‘13: — Sammy the Walrus IV summarizes Apple’s earnings call in a tweet.