Tag Archives: Plinky

Get in on Brizzly

Now is the time to get in on the new thing from Thing Labs (makers of Plinky). It’s called Brizzly and it’s a new, cool and very simple way to experience the social Web. See a screenshot + demo.

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Plinky evolves into Thing Labs

Just about a year ago Jason Shellen and I started Plinky. A lot happens in a year. Jason and team built a very cool product that eliminated much of the pain associated with staring at the blank text box of … Continue reading

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Drafty comes alive

This is my first post from Drafty, the newest creation from my teammates at Plinky. Drafty is a quick + easy way to post to multiple blogs + send status updates to multiple services (Twitter, FB, etc.) from one place. … Continue reading

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I recommend hiking Sonamarg when you’re in Kashmir

When I was there more than 20 years ago, you could get away without a bulletproof vest. Nowadays, I'm not so sure… Sonamarg means something like "the meadow of gold." It's a little less than 100km from Srinagar, the capital … Continue reading

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Good Time to be in a Startup

My co-founder & CEO of Plinky, Jason Shellen and Plinky advisor Vanessa Fox of Jane and Robot have been on and off the home page of CNN.com for a third day now. The article, with the slightly cheesy title “They … Continue reading

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Plinky Gets Office Space

We got the keys to the Plinky office space in Lafayette yesterday and did the Great IKEA Run (Part I), starring Jason Shellen, Wes Beary and yours truly. The idea to go with IKEA furniture (Galant series to be exact) … Continue reading

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Growing The Plinky Team

Jason and I are really excited to have Ryan Freitas joining the Plinky team. Ryan comes from Adaptive Path where he did led the recent MySpace redesign and a lot of the work on Plazes and Sphere, both of which … Continue reading

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How to Add a 20x Zoom to Your iPhone or Blackberry

Jason and I had a Plinky working session earlier which was briefly interrupted by our attempts to take a picture of Lady Liberty through the eyepiece of the Celestron Ultima 80 spotting scope in my room. Jason got a good shot … Continue reading

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Starting Up Plinky

Om Malik broke the news today about Plinky. Plinky is the brainchild of founder/CEO Jason Shellen, a former Googler who worked on Blogger and shipped Google Reader. Jason and I partnered up last fall and just raised our seed round from my … Continue reading

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