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Manhattan

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"I didn't even know the G existed!" #overheardinnewyork
— Paramendra Bhagat (@paramendra) July 31, 2014





Outdoor Free Movies: Quite A Treat

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Selfie

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Some Of My Recent Pictures

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A Bill Gates Recommendation

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I just read a chapter from a book featured by Bill Gates on his Facebook page. He is one of my favorite people to follow on Facebook.

This is that chapter.


The Pinterest Story

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Q+A Ben Silbermann
We started making Pinterest around 2009, when there was a lot of attention being paid to social services that were focused on real-time text-based feeds like Facebook and Twitter. ..... helping people organize thingsIntroducing the 2 Young Men Who Made Pinterest
Silbermann's first foray into the Silicon Valley tech scene was cartoonishly wide-eyed. He'd feel bolts of excitement reading about start-up company hires and funding round announcements on tech blogs. ...... Silbermann decided he should get his start at Google, and landed an entry-level job at the company’s display-advertising group. ...... November 2009, when he and a college friend, Paul Sciarra, along with Evan Sharp, who had been studying architecture, started working on a site on which people could show collections of things they were interested in, on an interactive pin-board format. ...... "After nine months, Pinterest was still under 10,000 users, and a lot of them weren't using it e…

Clean Master App

Freed up several gigs of free space on my phone -- so happy. Thank you Clean Master app.— Paramendra Bhagat (@paramendra) July 15, 2014

Third Time Watching: Vinod, Larry, Sergey

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I am watching this video for the third time now, the second time today. These just so happen to be three of the most fascinating people in tech.



The Google Guys seem to have some First World Problems. The world is nowhere close to an age of abundance. Maybe by 2050 if we get our act together. But now? No way.

Google failed at health, when it first tried. But I hope it is not done. If it can do to health what it is trying to do to transportation, that would be monumental.

Larry saying something about the government being illogical about spectrum. I feel that way strongly about immigration. And quite a few other things.

If being a CEO is about photogenics, Sergei is better media feed than Larry. There's ethics, there's photogenics. But Larry is awesome. In terms of sheer impact, Steve Jobs has nothing on Larry Page.

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Voyager Hears Space Whistles

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Brazil’s Cup
Neymar Injury
Brazil All The Way
My July 4th Weekend Plans: World Cup Soccer
FIFA Retweeted Me, Twice

This was not Brazil versus Germany. This was Brazil versus FIFA and FIFA lost. Big.

Updated #WorldCup predictions: Brazil 54% Argentina 20% Germany 14% Netherlands 13% http://t.co/vJ6Icj32qvpic.twitter.com/EiewsydWVD
— FiveThirtyEight (@FiveThirtyEight) July 7, 2014
FIFA takes no action over challenge on Neymar http://t.co/0rsDZywtIW
— Paramendra Bhagat (@paramendra) July 8, 2014
I'm at NY Chevillo-tte (NY) w/ 2 others https://t.co/PrSEmeL1A7pic.twitter.com/zEfYnMIryc
— Paramendra Bhagat (@paramendra) July 8, 2014
Brazil Germany, two legendary teams. #worldcup
— Paramendra Bhagat (@paramendra) July 8, 2014
Missing Neymar already. #worldcup
— Paramendra Bhagat (@paramendra) July 8, 2014
Brazil playing like a 10 person team. #worldcup
— Paramendra Bhagat (@paramendra) July 8, 2014
Brazil, an injured lion, limping around. #worldcup
— Paramendra Bhagat (@paramendra) July 8…