Steve Gillmor: GestureBank.
Washington Post report that BellSouth, angered by the city plan to cover downtown New Orleans with free wifi, has withdrawn its offer to help the police dept get back on its feet. At a time when the city needs so much help, it seems the phone company could have sponsored the free wifi too, instead of trying to undermine it.
iPod video dating. That's going to be hot for sure.
Rex Hammock on the authority of Wikipedia.
WordPress XML-RPC support. Life-saver, wish I had found this sooner.
Don't let arrogance get you like it got me.
I was so arrogant that I thought I was too good to get conned.
Marc Canter warned me, but I thought I was better than him. I didn't think it could happen to me, but I was wrong. Way way wrong. To Marc, I apologize, publicly, for that. I was wrong, and I'm sorry.
Now if you get screwed like I did, and like Marc did, you have no one to blame but yourself.
Get it in writing, and have a lawyer review it. Ask Jason Calacanis, who wisely says if a deal is worth doing, it's worth having a lawyer write it up. If it's not worth that, then don't bother.
Nine times out of ten you can trust the people you're working with. Maybe even ninety-nine times out of a hundred. But that one time makes it worth slowing down every time.
Make sure you understand how you're being paid and what you're getting, and get it in writing, and have a lawyer do it. It's good advice. If you don't do it, you can't say I didn't warn you.
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