Dan's Collection of Random Stuff

Aug 17

[video]

Jul 20

(Source: inpursuitofmagic)

Jun 30

sothatsathingnow:

Seapunk - Certified Thing

sothatsathingnow:

Seapunk - Certified Thing

Apr 24

G R I M E S: I don't want to have to compromise my morals in order to make a living -

actuallygrimes:

i dont want my words to be taken out of context

i dont want to be infantilized because i refuse to be sexualized

i dont want to be molested at shows or on the street by people who perceive me as an object that exists for their personal satisfaction

i dont want to live in a world where…

Jul 14

[video]

Mar 18

msg:

michaelryap:

In reviewing my notes from class—Entrepreneurial Design—I took a moment to draft a chart that our professor sketched on the whiteboard: the trajectory of happiness an entrepreneur experiences when creating a startup.
Uniformed Happiness is the state that all of us revel in when conceiving a novel idea.
Informed Pessimism is the fall from grace that occurs when we begin to understand the implications of our idea: the complexities of its implementation. This is the turning point when euphoria has worn off and the work becomes hard.
However, if the entrepreneur can chip away at the myriad problems she will inevitably face and avoid Crashing and Burning, there is distinct transition to Informed Optimism.
Most end up Crashing and Burning; the AirBnB’s, Foursquares, and Kickstarters of the world enjoy Informed Optimism.

i like the framing of this but what ppl tend to overlook is that this occurs on a DAILY BASIS for an entrepreneur and not just the lifespan of the company/idea/project. 

msg:

michaelryap:

In reviewing my notes from class—Entrepreneurial Design—I took a moment to draft a chart that our professor sketched on the whiteboard: the trajectory of happiness an entrepreneur experiences when creating a startup.

Uniformed Happiness is the state that all of us revel in when conceiving a novel idea.

Informed Pessimism is the fall from grace that occurs when we begin to understand the implications of our idea: the complexities of its implementation. This is the turning point when euphoria has worn off and the work becomes hard.

However, if the entrepreneur can chip away at the myriad problems she will inevitably face and avoid Crashing and Burning, there is distinct transition to Informed Optimism.

Most end up Crashing and Burning; the AirBnB’s, Foursquares, and Kickstarters of the world enjoy Informed Optimism.

i like the framing of this but what ppl tend to overlook is that this occurs on a DAILY BASIS for an entrepreneur and not just the lifespan of the company/idea/project. 

Feb 14

kevnull:

Gotye’s Somebody That I Used to Know music video, a great cover of it, and a parody of the cover.

Jan 30

[video]

Dec 24

GoDaddy has NOT withdrawn its official congressional support for SOPA : technology -

(Source: rafer, via seanbonner)

Dec 23

[video]