“Adoption of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) continues to grow. As an indicator of adoption, bandwidth utilized by these services in fourth quarter 2007 was even greater than bandwidth utilized in the same period by all of Amazon.com’s global websites combined.”—Amazon Web Services: Bigger Than Amazon - ReadWriteWeb
“In the same vein as the previous point, people searching for items on Etsy expect search to be comparable to Google. This is quite a lofty goal, but we’re up for the challenge. Our new investment will help us achieve this.”—
i once called etsy’s search visualization tools “the most beautiful, innovative and utterly unusable”. it’s good to hear the money’s going to the right place. by the way… to echo avc’s thought, all post-financing press release should be this personal including a section clearly entitled “why do we need an investment?”
“Corn Mo played in a jazz band. Then a country band. Then did a recording session for a Kentucky Fried Chicken song contest in another country band. Then a rock band called Illusion. Then a metal band called Without Warning. Then another metal band called Tiruth. And then, he found the accordion.”—
i think there’s a model here. “ControlC fixes that. Anytime you copy textual content, ControlC will upload that text to our server to store under your account. When the text is uploaded, it is encrypted using your password as the key (which we will never have access to). When you need to retrieve the text, or would like to share it with other users, you can login to your account and make the items public, or simply review them for your own needs.”
“One of the perils of great art is that you can’t really talk about it without taking something away from the experience of someone who hasn’t seen it yet. Fortunately, this is the web, and I can just link you to it with a recommendation”—Jakob Lodwick
“Guys video site Break.com has launched several new properties and a vertical ad network in recent months, becoming Break Media. Supported by Adify, the network pools inventory from twelve outside properties catering to the same crowd of boob men, auto enthusiasts and extreme sports fans that favors its flagship brand.”—
the problem with the soul is that a mind is wrapped around it. the problem with the mind is that a body is wrapped around it. i find it very difficult to talk to a person as one should talk to another person these days.