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Jud Valeski
Worked at Gnip
Attended University of Colorado at Boulder, CO
Lives in Boulder, CO, USA
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Monastery Interior A few weeks ago I found myself sitting in the monastery (above) in Taksindu, Nepal. We were witnessing a "sang" ceremony which helps us remove obstacles in life. It was a powerful experience to observe something like this at all, but then...
Monastery Interior A few weeks ago I found myself sitting in the monastery (above) in Taksindu, Nepal. We were witnessing a "sang" ceremony which helps us remove obstacles in life. It was a powerful experience to observe some...
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Day In Pictures: Nepal Trek
As part of a broader visit to Nepal to help rebuild Chhulemu with the Himalayan Development Foundation , here's our crew during a five day trek to Dudh Kunda ("Milk Lake"). Sherpa Mountain Adventures got us there and back safely, and we had a ton of fun! Ch...
As part of a broader visit to Nepal to help rebuild Chhulemu with the Himalayan Development Foundation, here's our crew during a five day trek to Dudh Kunda ("Milk Lake"). Sherpa Mountain Adventures got us there and back safe...
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International Business Travel And You
I was in my mid-20s when my boss asked me to go to India to do some work with our office in Bangalore. I was stoked. I was so excited that I was going to travel to India and a) meet my colleagues there and b) to experience another, radically different, cult...
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Spending Capital
The Joker burning "his half" of the cash in The Dark Knight. Enough data points now to write this post without giving anyone in my portfolio away, and enough that I feel like I see a pattern. I'm seeing a lot of first-round/seed stage capital going unused. ...
The Joker burning "his half" of the cash in The Dark Knight. Enough data points now to write this post without giving anyone in my portfolio away, and enough that I feel like I see a pattern. I'm seeing a lot of first-round/s...
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Kids And The Network; A Progression
It's been awhile since I've written about my kiddos (boy, 13. daughter, 10) and their relationship with, and use of, the Network. Anecdotal Stuff If I ever utter the word "ethernet cable" my son rolls his eyes. My daughter does nothing because she doesn't e...
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Sleeping Pills/Ambien
Coincidentally, many years ago, Ambien hit the market right when I started doing a fair amount of international travel for business. I was stoked. Sleeping in significant time-zone offsets from my home time-zone was obviously a challenge, and I'd always hav...
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Rdio & The Music Industry
I'm grumpy that Rdio couldn't make it through the forrest of crappy music services that end-users lapped up in the name of "free." Especially when it comes to artistic endeavors, look past your wallet sometimes folks; life is better in the end when we do. C...
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Parenting, "the talk," and a Request.
A couple of days ago I tweeted about "the talk" I had with my 10-yr-old daughter, and it received an intense amount of attention. The tweet was actually about "the network," as opposed to sex, which everyone undoubtedly assumed it was about. I included a di...
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Four Day Time Portal
I just got back from a trip to Duluth, MN. I had never been to the mid-west before. Nor had I ever spent four days in a retirement community. Nor had I ever spent four days with people who were all 70 years old and up. Nor had I ever spent four days with so...
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Ad Tech Bustage?
Number of times I've clicked on an ad over the past 20 years or so and bought someone on the click-through somewhere? One or two, maybe three, times. Number of times I've bought something (an airline ticket, a hotel room, a magazine, some clothing, a device...
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Main Stream Media And Me
It's been several weeks now since I dropped out of main stream media consumption. My consumption vectors have become... daily curated news/content emails from curators I learn about and can subscribe/unsubscribe to/from if/when they prove their quality/lack...
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  • University of Colorado at Boulder, CO
    Computer + Political Science
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  • Gnip
    CEO, 2014
  • Netscape, AOL, IBM, Microsoft, onebox, medium
    software + manager
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Boulder, CO, USA
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Burlingame, CA, USA
Incredible! Request second-floor seats at the main Ginza restaurant for the most authentic experience (fewest Westerners).
Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
Delicious. They grill the pork slice. So good. English menu/subtitles next to the ticket machine.
Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
decore is timelessly appealing. engaged and committed staff. incredible food again. always a top joint.
Food: ExcellentService: ExcellentDecor: Excellent
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
"minimalist interior. clean crisp decore, as well as food. screams purity and beauty across the board. one of my top dining experiences."
Food: ExcellentService: ExcellentDecor: Excellent
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
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incredibly delicious. kind staff (I'm American).
Food: ExcellentService: Very GoodDecor: Very Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
"always amazing food, though they're starting to show their age. wait staff doesn't feel like they're as in to it or genuine anymore. they took our picture after dinner and handed us printed copies; very cheeky feeling. decore is just too stodgy anymore."
Food: Very GoodService: Very GoodDecor: Good
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
He's amazing. Incredible balance between herbal, Eastern, and conventional medicine.
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reviewed 4 years ago