Tag Archive: Quotes

“The Veronica Mars and Zach Braff projects have brought tens of thousands of new people to Kickstarter. 63% of those people had never backed a project before. Thousands of them have since gone on to back other projects, with more than $400,000 pledged to 2,200 projects so far.”

May. 9, ‘13: — Kickstarter’s recent success with Hollywood celebrities reminds me of Twitter’s four years ago. Although I wonder how many of Ashton Kutcher’s first million Twitter followers are still active users today.

“In five years I don’t think there’ll be a reason to have a tablet anymore.”

Apr. 30, ‘13: — BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins. (Via Jay Yarow, who notes that it’s probably BlackBerry, not tablets, that won’t be around in five years.)

“Obvious hints: cheaper plastic iPhone, mobile payments, I think I saw some hints at wearable computing.”

Apr. 23, ‘13: — Sammy the Walrus IV summarizes Apple’s earnings call in a tweet.