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The one-sentence e-mail turndown

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If you have pitched sent your proposal to VC's, you have probably received one of those:

Thanks Company X for sharing your proposal, this is not one for us, best of luck with the fundraising and stay in touch.  Best, VC Y

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Here’s How You Make the Most Money With $5 and 2 Hours

Via Hacker News we have this video out of the Stanford technology venture program.

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She teaches a class at Stanford and offers each team $5 of ‘funding’ in an envelope. She tells them that once they open the envelope, they have 2 hours to make as much money as they can.

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How long should your “trial” period run?

New iPhone app translates English into Spanish as you speak | Software | iPhone Central | Macworld

Tapestry Central: Brew up a Rich Web Application with Cappuccino

Cross-Domain Communication with IFrames

Mindless, unfeeling automaton can walk. Soon it will be able to run, and shortly thereafter it will be able to chase you

Plugin Compatibility Beta

The number one reason people give us for not upgrading to the latest version of WordPress is fear that their plugins won’t be compatible. As part of our continuing efforts to make WordPress core, plugin, and theme upgrades as painless as possible, Michael Adams developed and launched a beta of a new “Compatibility” feature in the plugin directory, powered by your votes. When viewing a plugin in the directory, select a WordPress version and a plugin version from the drop-downs. If there has been feedback about this WordPress / plugin version combination, we’ll show you what percentage of responses marked that combination as compatible vs how many marked it as incompatible.

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Animated stereoviews of old Japan

In the late 19th and early 20th century, enigmatic photographer T. Enami (1859-1929) captured a number of 3D stereoviews depicting life in Meiji-period Japan.

Animated stereoview of old Japan --
[Sumo wrestlers]

A stereoview consists of a pair of nearly identical images that appear three-dimensional when viewed through a stereoscope, because each eye sees a slightly different image. This illusion of depth can also be recreated with animated GIFs like the ones here, which were created from Flickr images posted by Okinawa Soba. Follow the links under each animation for the original stereoviews and background information.

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