Bill Watterson's Commencement Speech to Kenyon College Class of 1990

Posted 4 years ago

I really love this commencement speech. It's not about technology, it's not about business, it's not even about success or making money. It's simply a very real, honest examination of what life is like out here in the 'real world.' It seems like the thing that every commencing college student should hear, but none will understand (until it's too late.)

It is a stark reminder that the syndicate's are in the business of bleeding each other dry, particularly at the mercy of creators and do'ers, often under the guise of promising happiness or satisfaction. Bill's account will bring us all back to reality and help us remember wh... Read More


Startup Story: A Cautionary Tale

Posted 4 years ago

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.

There's nothing new on the internet, there never is. You get tired of wasting time and go back to working on your prototype, SocialBox. It's your newest project, a social memory box, and it is starting to get some attention from your friends. You've really enjoyed building it, and like every project, you've learned a lot along the way. "Carol has ad... Read More