On the transient nature of things…

Yesterday’s newsletter was all about the transient nature of the universe, here’s more proof. This is a little doodle I made back in the day, popular “Web 2.0″ names, businesses and buzzwords from around late 2005 or so. How many of them are still front of mind, collectively? Not many. No Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or […]

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daily bizcard 08: chris brogan

Today’s “Daily Bizcard”, “God Created” goes to Web 2.0 guru, Chris Brogan. Chris is in that enviable position of not only “totally getting” social media, he also makes A LOT of money helping other people do the same. He’s a bit of a rock star/poster-child success story in this space. Chris prides himself on being […]

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daily bizcard 05: jason calacanis

Today’s Daily Bizcard, “Soup” goes to Jason Calacanis. Web 2.0 serial entrepreneur Jason is one of the smartest people I know. Some people find his manner abrasive, but eh, that’s just his high-energy, take-no-prisoners, no-bullshit way. He’s a real gentleman and a sweetheart if you ever actually spend time around him. The cartoon is all […]

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daily bizcard 4: loic le meur

Today’s Daily Bizcard goes to Loic Le Meur. [You can buy the print here etc.] Loic and I first met circa 2004, back when he lived in Paris and I lived over the Channel in England (He’s now based in San Francisco). We’ve been good friends ever since. Loic is a bit of a bad-ass […]

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history of my blog

[Updated version of a 2007 cartoon.] [Backs­tory: About Hugh. E-mail Hugh. Twit­ter. Limi­ted Edi­tion Prints. Car­toon Archive. News­let­ter. Book. Inter­view. Essen­tial Rea­ding: “Everything You Always Wan­ted To Know About ‘Cube Gre­na­des’ But Were Afraid To Ask.”]

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real men 2.0

Recently on Twitter, inspired by the great 1982 bestseller, “Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche”, I’ve been making a small, random list re. “The Behavior of Real Men in the Web 2.0 Generation”. @rajtilak from Calcutta kindly compiled the entire list and put it on his blog. Thanks, Rajtilak! Real Men 2.0 1. Real Men don’t […]

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the secret

web 2.0 specialist

cluetrain fucktard 2.0

[Inspired by the original “Cluetrain Fucktard” cartoon from 2005.]

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Hugh MacLeod is a genius.  Genius.

Seth Godin
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His work acknowledges the absurdity of workaday life, while also encouraging employees to respond with passion, creativity, and non-conformity...   MacLeod’s work is undeniably an improvement over the office schlock of yore. At its best, it’s more honest, and more cognizant of the entrepreneurial psyche, while still retaining some idealism.

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