I'm a technology entrepreneur working at Google Ventures. I started Excite with five friends in 1993 and sold it to @Home in 1998. After Excite, Joe Kraus and I founded Joe and I started JotSpot and sold that company to Google in 2006. I currently serve on the board of the Santa Fe Institute.

RT @RidT: FBI investigating recent breaches of state election databases in Arizona & Illinois; voter registration data exfiled link
A man's thoughts controlled robots inside a cockroach link
RT @jonswaine: Stephen Bannon, whose @BreitbartNews rages at supposed voter fraud by Dems, is illegally registered to vote in FL link
"The policy is the intangible ideal, and we, like cavemen, simply use grunts and moans to delineate its boundaries" link
RT @kashanacauley: My emo band, vagenda of manocide, whispers about our need to kill men over gentle harp music. link
"What if Gawker died by a thousand cuts instead, despite clearly being protected by the First Amendment?" link
RT @samsteinhp: The rent Trump pays to Trump Tower went up nearly 5x when he started raising funds from donors. A great @svdate find https:…
RT @HNTweets: Key study from "Thinking Fast, Thinking Slow" fails replication [pdf]: link Comments: link
RT @cstross: Conservatives panic: ‘Lesbian and transgender hillbillies’ are coming to take over red states: link
RT @nicklockwood: The hardest problem in computer science is fighting the urge to solve a different, more interesting problem than the one…
RT @Khanoisseur: Louisiana is at war with its own citizens and for-profit prisons are a big reason why @SiefertCharlie link
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