Utah entrepreneurs: don’t miss this free lecture series

Josh Coates is one of the most talented and energetic entrepreneurs/engineers I have ever met. I had the pleasure of serving on his advisory board at Mozy.com for a brief period as he was first launching his company. He outgrew my very part time services very quickly and I watched him build a very exciting company and sell it for a very large sum in a very short period of time. Very, very cool. I...
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oh my gosh, facebook is for families

On Feb. 2nd, InsideFacebook reported that the fastest growing demographic on Facebook is women over 55.  In just the past 120 days, usage of Facebook by women over 55 has grown by an astonishing 175.3%. Our team at FamilyLink.com is particularly excited as social networks attract older users because our mission is to connect families to each other using technology, and the glue that keeps most families (and extended families) together often happens to be...
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The Amazon Kindle could dramatically improve US education

Today, Amazon announced the widely anticipated Kindle 2 with a ship date of February 24th. I immediately ordered one.  I bought my first Kindle in Dec 2007 and absolutely love it. As a frequent business traveller, I just bring my Kindle instead of packing half a dozen books with me. Usually I’ll buy a book or two just as I’m boarding a plane, so I can read for hours. I save a ton of money...
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Sys Admin Needed to Help Us Scale

Our new CTO is interviewing candidates for a very exciting (and potentially very stressful position) with FamilyLink.com — a system administrator that can help us continue to scale. Our We’re Related application is one of the top 5 most popular apps on Facebook, with 12.4 million monthly active users. And it is growing fast. We’ve had to intentionally hold back on the growth for the past few days because of systems issues. That’s why we...
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