The stuff coming out of Silicon Valley is dorky. Like, it's not very sexy. Jason Calac
The web and physical world is plagued with abundance - people need help sorting through all the good and bad stuff out there. The tyranny of choice is causing major psychic pain and frustration for people.
I'm not an investor in Meerkat, sadly, or, Periscope - I missed both of those - however, I do have a lot of inside information.
As a publisher, you have no direct relationship with advertisers. Jason Calacani
Apps, email, and social are the three things Google does not control.
I only take causes or write about things that I am passionate about, and I do it with a certain flair and a sort of wink and a nod.
The key to building a sustainable content company is to control costs.
All we have to do is find something we love doing each day, surround ourselves with like-minded people, and put all of our effort into that one thing at all times.
Selling out isn't selling out anymore. It's getting the brass ring. Jason Calacani
Creative destruction is gonna be the greatest thing that can happen to Manhattan.
Google indexes the world's information.
Food is the new health care.
Everyone's drunk on the term 'blog.'
I don't want someone taking half a sentence or paraphrasing me... Just too much risk.
As content creators, we're benefitting YouTube every day. YouTube couldn't do what they do without us, so do not underestimate your power.
This concept that starting a company is so hard and that you'll never make it is conspiracy concocted by the rich and powerful to keep you from trying - and you've fallen for it.
For a first-time entrepreneur, there's nothing better than being in Silicon Valley because there is so much going on, and there's such a large number of inventors, that even a B level idea or a C level idea could be nurtured and be given venture capital there.
The only time I felt a little too exposed was for a week then I started life-streaming for a couple of hours a day on Qik and Ustream. It became very much like the film 'We Live in Public.'
I think it hurts blogs when they have to turn off their comments. Jason Calacani
YouTube has made a lot of changes to support time on site - a statistic they care about. But subscriber support is lacking.
If the founder comes to work every day, and it's a struggle, that permeates the whole organization.
In the technology industry, a 48 hour work week would be, for most, a vacation.
Google can say they are not in the content business, but if they are paying people and distributing and archiving their work, it is getting harder to make that case.
If you've got a good job, you should bust your butt to make your company as successful and profitable as possible.
Social media, like blogs, are truth-seeking technologies. In fact, the Internet itself is the greatest truth-generating device ever created.
CNN was crazy to think they could fill 24 hours with news - let alone around the world in 10 to 20 languages. Reuters or AP with a thousand people around the world covering news? Crazy.
Obviously, New York and Boston and Los Angeles have pretty vibrant entrepreneurial scenes.
Imagine being 30 years old, thinking you were a media titan, and now you are labeled a 'scam artist.'
The stuff coming out of Silicon Valley is dorky. Like, it's not very sexy. Jason Calacani
Everyone's drunk on the term 'blog.' Jason Calacani