Photo: CNN’s John Nowak
Our open pitch session netted dozens of very cool startups in a huge variety of fields: payment systems, fun apps and social services, among others. We’ll have writeups on our faves up on the Tumblr by tomorrow. Huge thanks to everyone who came out!
This is is a side point from Dave Winer’s nice piece on the language of political reform, but it’s my main point of emphasis for Tumblr and politics/government over the next few years: To take the communications imperatives of campaigning, and carry them over into governing.
“In a globalized economy, the countries that pay the most and offer the greatest chance for advancement tend to get the top talent. South America’s best soccer players generally migrate to Europe, where the salaries are high and the tournaments are glitzier than those in Brazil or Argentina….
Austin Carr at Notre Dame
Today Homage wishes a happy 64th birthday to “Mr. Cavalier,” Austin Carr. During Carr’s three years at Notre Dame, he averaged 34.5 points per game, and while in Cleveland, he led the Cavs to the NBA playoffs (and the “Miracle of Richfield”) for the first time in the 1975-76 season.
Pay Homage to the first Cavs playoff team with our Miracle of Richfield shirt. Get it here!