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I co-founded Elgg and Known, worked on Medium, and now invest in innovative media startups to support a stronger democracy at Matter.

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Thing I would like: an audiobook service that lets people read books to their loved ones remotely and asynchronously. May build it for ma.

 

I really want to try Toast: beer made from stale bread that would otherwise go to waste. https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/04/24/dining/toast-ale-bread-bronx.html

 

People on the TV saying governments want to prevent cyberattackers. They should probably stop building their software, then.

 
 

Fuck you, pulmonary fibrosis.

Also, fuck you, anyone who wants to limit access to healthcare.

 

Immigrants are significantly more likely to start businesses - and make them succeed. We should welcome them. https://www.inc.com/magazine/201502/adam-bluestein/the-most-entrepreneurial-group-in-america-wasnt-born-in-america.html

 
 
 
 

Homebrew Website Club: May 31, 2017

Create or update your personal web site!

Location: Mozilla SF, 2 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94105

Time:

Ends:

Discussion around the independent web, and demos of personal websites and technology.

Join a community with like-minded interests. Bring friends that want a personal site, or are interested in a healthy, independent web!

Any questions? Ask in chat: http://indiewebcamp.com/irc/today#bottom

Optional quiet writing hour starts at 5:30.

More information: https://indieweb.org/events/2017-15-31-homebrew-website-club

Facebook copy of this event: https://www.facebook.com/events/693617677491856/