Matt Haughey: hey are you at the future of web apps thing?
Wag: i could drop by
Matt: I can't believe you didn't come here to heckle [TechCrunch blogger and startup slut Michael] arrington's talk
Matt: I know, it's shooting fish in a barrel
Matt: you should let me do OMG LIVE BLOGGING!!!1!!!
So I did. The poorly formatted results are below. OMG REFRSH 4 UPDTATESS
Matt: be sure and drink every time you hear "zoomr is going to kill flickr"
Matt: and "[Mike's startup] edgio is the greatest"
Matt: he's going to announce a new techfoo blog at the end
Matt: he loves digg
Matt: he also loves facebook, youtube, photobucket, zoho, stumbleupon, popsugar, plentyoffish, and netvibes
Matt: these are compnies to watch and should get bought
Matt: his talk is like "here's what worked and here's what might work next"
Matt: so he's in the review phase
Wag: how does he define "work"
Wag: does plentyoffish really work?
Wag: i don't even know what popsugar is
Matt: he's a rich lawyer
Matt: money is all that matters
Matt: he said it's a celeb gossip blog
Matt: started a year ago
Matt: 5 people
Matt: 13 million pages a month
Matt: he says it'll be the techcrunch of gossip blogs I guess
Wag: techcrunch says it [TechCrunch] gets a million pages a month
Wag: i don't see stats here but did he really say popsugar gets 13M a month?
Matt: the What were they thinking? slide
Wag: pics or it's not real
Matt: inform.com, gather, pubsub, browzar, jigsaw, and squidoo
Matt: squidoo is so fucking lame
Matt: he just said it
Wag: i liked pubsub, what happened to them?
Wag: man give up on jigsaw nobody cares
Matt: I think the board imploded at pubsub
Matt: the two founders got in a fight
Wag: is he going over each one?
Wag: not that i should talk, but when pubsub happened was arrington even around?
Matt: browzar is malware
Matt: I wonder if I can stream audio to you
Wag: please don't
Wag: anything new?
Matt: he has tips on how to win
Matt: don't take funding, make sure you get along iwth founders, etc
Wag: how much funding did edgeio take
Wag: you know why techcrunch didn't take funding
Matt: I dunno
Wag: they got turned down
Wag: by venture capitalists