How To Write An Effective Answer On Quora: Communications 101


As highlighted in the movie The Social Network , the Winklevoss brothers are embroiled in a protracted lawsuit with Mark Zuckerberg, Founder of Facebook. They claim that Mr. Zuckerberg “stole” their idea of creating a social network for the Harvard student community.

Framework Benchmarks


Although we expect that the external service is itself caching the small number of rows our test consumes, the framework is not allowed to avoid the network transmission and data mapping portion of the work. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. You are viewing a single entry.

Worst Networking Call Ever


I just got off the phone with someone who wanted my help getting networked into the Santa Barbara business community. Little did I know when the call began, that it would end up being the worst networking call in which I have ever partaken. An important aspect of effective networking is to understand how the person you are speaking with relates to other members of your network. One might think the caller was a young person who is still learning the networking game.

Twitter Networks are Different than Social Networks

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They “don’t care what people ate for lunch.&# They’re fine on their existing social networks, which these days mostly means they’re happy with Facebook. And as a result Twitter Networks are currently different in my mind than many other social networks.

Epic Fail: Worst Networking Call Ever


It was a rather hapless soul who was seeking my help networking within Santa Barbara''s startup community. In the fifteen minutes that we chatted, the caller made some shocking networking mistakes. It is acceptable to politely ask for something when you are networking.

Why The Media Has Been Wrong About YouTube Networks

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For much of 2013 I watched the press write articles about how the YouTube “MCNs” (multi-channel networks) were doomed and tried to square that with the data I was watching at the one I invested in, Maker Studios, who has had one hell of a year.

How to Connect on Social Networks

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I wrote recently about etiquette when you meet people at conferences or events so now that I have this done I feel I need to say some words about connecting on social networks. Let’s start with a discussion of existing social networks and then how to approach people on them.

How to Build Online Relationships into Meaningful Networks

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I write lots of people on Twitter. I was waiting for my son’s basketball game to start this morning and with the morning’s emails all drained I turned to Twitter and saw this Tweet from Marshall Kirkpatick. Test: open your twitter stream, look at the 1st item in it, think of something to say in response, say it. Theory: it’s really that simple. Marshall Kirkpatrick (@marshallk) January 24, 2015. I consider Marshall a business friend.

Interview with Gary Bishop, Network Automation


Our profile this morning is with Network Automation , a Los Angeles company competing in the IT automation market. Southern California--despite the lack of huge, name brand firms-- has a significant number of enterprise software companies, of which Network Automation is just one.

Break Out From The Comfort Zone | Networking For Designers

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Most designers, at least the ones I know, hate to network and rarely do it. The key to networking in the tech world is you do not need to be the best in the world, you just need to be passionate, willing to learn and in a lot of cases be the best designer or developer that people know.

This 28 Year Old Woman Co-Founded One Of The Most Successful YouTube Networks


How did Sarah Penna create one of YouTube''s most successful networks? As noted in YouTubers Come Of Age , YouTube has progressed from its initial incarnation as a repository of random videos to a number of vertically focused, professionally managed networks.

Insights and Opinions: How to Start a Networking Group


For our Insights and Opinions section this morning, we have an article from Cliff Allen , founder of SureToMeet , on how to start a networking group. Cliff's answer: start your own networking group. Solve this networking dilemma  when there's no networking group near you, start one.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

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I recently spoke at Caltech at the Caltech / MIT Enterprise Forum on “the future of social networking,&# the 30-minute video is here and the PowerPoint presentation is here on DocStoc ). What are the big trends that will drive the next phase of social networks?

Interview with Sean McDonald, Jute Networks


Sean McDonald is founder of Jute Networks (, which is in a startup developing highly visual, graphical tools to help people use their professional networks and connections to further their business. What is Jute Networks?

Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles – Cliff Allen


Cliff Allen is someone I've known for quite a few years and he's a go to person for me when I'm thinking about issues around marketing, sales, technology, startups and networking. I moved into writing software to analyze audience data, and wrote a lot of computer graphics software.

Framework Benchmarks Round 16


In some cases, the throughput is so high that we have a new challenge from our old friend, “network saturation.” The observed convergence of plaintext and JSON results from ultra high-perf implementations will likely lead to network changes beyond Round 16.

Africa’s Largest and Fastest Growing Social Network | Interview with LAGbook’s Chidi Nwaogu

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Today they say its Africa’s largest and fastest growing social networking utility with over 4,000 daily new sign-ups. They also add that LAGbook ranks #2 in the city of Yaba-Lagos, where the social network was incepted, and #37 in the city of Hirtshal, Denmark.

Frameworks Round 6


In preliminary tests, we experimented with more requests per pipeline but doing so caused socket write buffer overflows. The wrk tool was later enhanced to allow larger write buffers, but we ultimately decided to retain a 16 requests per pipeline test configuration.

Feel Lost On LinkedIn? ExploreB2B Wants To help You Network With People Of Your Profession

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ExplorerB2B is a free to join exclusive network of experts who share information that matters to you and make sure you expand your professional network, interact with a relevant audience and present your expertise.

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Frameworks Round 5


Additionally, we have added a new test type focused on writes, wherein a variable number of database updates are executed per request. The test is uniquely I/O limited where previous tests have been predominantly CPU limited, and in some circumstances, network limited.

Framework Benchmarks Round 15


Application developers can work rapidly or methodically; they can write a quick implementation or squeeze their algorithms to economize on milliseconds; they can choose to optimize early or later.

amSTATZ Social Network For Fitness Gurus, Athletes & Events | Interview With Founder

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The fitness professional network develops business tools that make it easier for fitness professionals to run their businesses and keep their clients engaged between training sessions.

Who’s In Your Club For Your Mutual Improvement?


The rules that I drew up required that every member, in his turn, should produce one or more queries on any point of Morals, Politics, or Natural Philosophy, to be discuss’d by the company; and once in three months produce and read an essay of his own writing, on any subject he pleased.

Innovation and Geography


skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Innovation and Geography I ran across a post in Read/Write Web - Does Location Matter in Web Innovation? LA is a vibrant community with a rich network of angels that fund early stage companies, lots of VCs, easy access to big media, lots of innovation in media, mobile content, games, green, health care, and many, many others. Marketing, Startups and Networking in Los Angeles.

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Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application


In many applications, network effects mean that as usage grows, so does the amount of “hot” data in play. In our Framework Benchmarks project, as of this writing, we have about 300 permutations covering 145 frameworks, and a huge universe of possible permutations we don’t presently cover.

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Frameworks Round 1


Although we expect that the external service is itself caching the small number of rows our test consumes, the framework is not allowed to avoid the network transmission and data mapping portion of the work. You are viewing the first round of web application framework benchmarks.

Southern California needs to find its hub for it to develop its own tech ecosystem

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Founded by Steve Poizner last year to accelerate the growth of a startup entrepreneurial ecosystem in Southern California, The Alliance is building a network of investors, entrepreneurs and universities to provide ballast in the south to the dominance of the Northern California tech industry.

One million HTTP RPS without load balancing is easy


40 threads and 256 connections Thread Stats Avg Stdev Max +/- Stdev Latency 247.05us 3.52ms 624.37ms 99.90% Req/Sec 27.89k 6.24k 50.22k 71.15% 31173283 requests in 29.99s, 3.83GB read Socket errors: connect 0, read 0, write 0, timeout 9 Requests/sec: 1039305.27 Nevertheless, achieving a million HTTP requests per second over a network without pipelining to a single server says something about the capacity of modern hardware.

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Framework Benchmarks Round 17


Write a blog entry and post the Round. For weeks, we have been stuck at step 4 waiting on me to write something, so I'm going to keep it short and sweet to get this out before Halloween. Thereotically (and we believe in practice) short queries could be sent together in the same network packets. These include: Potential changes to the physical environment's network to allow further differentiation of ultra high-performance frameworks on the Plaintext test in particular.

Businesses Must Manage the Twitter Conversation

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On Facebook (and nearly all social networks that preceded it) the relationship was always reciprocal – if I accept your invitation to follow me then I have to follow you. Twitter, by contrast, started as an open platform where people let anybody see what they were writing.

Intimate Anecdotes And Photos Of Steve Jobs


I do not often write blog entries which reference other blog articles. Entrepreneur NetworkingHowever, I recently came across a truly delightful post entitled, Jeffrey Aaronson’s Improbable Journey with Steve Jobs, the Guy Who Changed His World (and Ours).

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Channel partners can be golden for growth


I don’t mean that they are on LinkedIn, attend networking groups, and talk a big game. I mean connected to the degree that when she tells a member of her network to jump, that member says “How high?”

1 Twitter Tip You Can Fix Straight Away

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And write a short bio about yourself. Tags: Social Media social networking Twitter How do your friends, colleagues or admirers find you on Twitter? One of the obvious ways is to click on “Find People&# on Twitter and search for your name. .

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Why Saying “Thank You&# Is Good Business


I realize that I am privileged to have the time and professional network to provide meaningful favors. In writing this essay, I am not hoping for an avalanche of gifts from the many Donees I have helped in the past. Tags: Entrepreneur Networking

6 Tips for Using the @ sign in Twitter

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msuster for me) the message you write appears in my @msuster inbox on and on any of the desktop or mobile clients. Tags: Social Media social networking technology Twitter There is much confusion on how to use the Twitter @ sign – even amongst daily Twitter users.

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