I have a fundamental disagreement with Spencer Rascoff’s statement, “before the internet, a great agent just had to be an information gatekeeper.” My pre-internet agent was far from being a simple gatekeeper to information.
Fearing this might just be a publicity stunt designed to gain attention, despite the founder’s claims otherwise, I wasn’t going to write about this today. Providing this idiocy with more attention, even negative attention, might just help the founders raise the funding from Silicon Valley they are apparently seeking. But I decided to write anyway.
This weekend I uploaded my 1000th video to the “Jeff Turner” YouTube channel. Only a few hundred are public. The rest are private or unlisted. Only my family or those I specifically share an unlisted link with can view them. I don’t attempt to make money off of them. I don’t seek to optimize them […]
I live in Los Angeles, so I spend more than my share of time stuck in traffic. Often, to make the best use of that time I’ll try to set up phone calls to handle during the slow drive. If I’ve set an appointment in my Google Calendar, it will “usually” send me a text […]
“What I love about watercolor is that a lot of happy accidents occur.” – Jane Seymour I watched Fernando Garcia Erviti in awe as we sat looking down on the ancient city of Toledo, Spain from a roadside restaurant. He had pulled out his watercolors and begun to paint in quick strokes. When he was finished, […]
The littlest things bring me such joy. One of the bains of my existence has been making it simpler to get to conference calls when I’m mobile. I want to be able to do so without having to plan in advance to have the conference call number and access code written down somewhere. I […]