Words matter. These are the best Robert Scoble Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I see something happening in the world, and I want to share it. It’s why, during 9/11, I wrote every few minutes what I saw happening. It’s why I write about meeting Steve Wozniak or Bill Gates or Larry Page.
There is a shirt company that is making sensors that go into your clothing. They will watch how you sit, run or ski and give data on that information.
My favorite computer of all time? The Apple II that got me started, of course.
I’ve seen this over and over again: people love it if you step up their experience. No one turns down an upgrade to business class in a plane.
It’s amazing when I walk through an expo hall and can’t figure out what a company does just by walking past its booth.
Turn on all security features like two-factor authentication. People who do that generally don’t get hacked. Don’t care? You will when you get hacked. Do the same for your email and other social services, too.
I was first in line for the iPhone, but I’m not a fanboy of any company – I’m in favor of anything that’s best of breed.
Facebook is studying emotional reaction to things and bringing you fewer of things you don’t engage with and more of what you do.
Everything you do on Facebook will affect what comes in your view in the future. If you like crappy things that you don’t care about, you’ll see more crappy brands that you don’t care about in the future, and it might even affect your experiences when you walk into bars, churches, schools, shopping malls, etc.
Never change the URL of your blog. I’ve done it once, and I lost much of my readership. It took several months to build up the same reader patterns and trust.
I’m so tired of the privacy advocates.
Link to your competitors and say nice things about them. Remember, you’re part of an industry.
Apple, at its best, isn’t a technology leader.
Everyone is on Facebook. It is very rare that I can’t find a startup. Out of the 72 Y Combinator startups, almost all of them were on Facebook.
Once you become known for one thing, it’s easy to become known for a second thing, a third thing, and a fourth thing.
At Rackspace, I’m building a media house which will celebrate small teams who are having world-wide impacts through their building or use of new technology.
Apple has hundreds of stores around the world that are beautiful, and they have a distribution system and a staff of 40 or 50 people that will help you.
If there’s a danger at Facebook, it’s the assumption that Facebook has us all locked in and we aren’t going to go elsewhere.
I happen to be fortunate: I live in San Francisco, and I can afford a $600 phone. Or two of them!
With the advent of wearable technology, companies will soon be able to better provide ads to customers based on their real-time activity.
People thought I was an idiot, but I saw social networks were going to be more important, and it turned out to be true.
Photography let me show other people how I saw the world. Math required me to do work that made my head hurt.
I knew tech was going to be increasingly important in my lifetime, so I focused on it early.
I want Facebook to pick the best 20 items to show me every single time I refresh that screen.
Facebook is teachable. If you hide items, you’ll see fewer of those kinds of items in the future. Like more items, and you’ll see more of those in the future.
It’s amazing that about 10% of startups couldn’t be found on Facebook because they had common names or names that weren’t searchable.
I always tell people, start with what you’re passionate about. If you truly are passionate, you’ll keep it up.
There’s smarter people than me. But you cannot have any one guy running 18 billion-dollar businesses. It just doesn’t make sense to me. I’ve met some extraordinary leaders in my time. They struggle with running one billion-dollar business.
The problem is Twitter is designing the metaphorical equivalent of a Toyota Prius. A car for the masses. While I want a Formula One race car.
Let’s be honest – you work at a big company because it’s comfortable. You don’t have to work 80 hours per week, and you get paid, have nice benefits, and the family is all happy.