building things in Tampa / ceo: newgentek, fusionprep / partner: rooster & the till, Nebraska Mini Mart, Gallito @ Sparkman Wharf & Joinery.

Tampa, FL
Joined May 2007
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One of @waltmossberg’s tactics to get tech CEOs like Steve Jobs to look at @karaswisher was to seat her between the two men so Jobs couldn’t look at Mossberg without looking at Swisher, Swisher said. #powershiftproject
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FYI, if a gator approaches you like this it is perfectly acceptable to smack it on the head with your paddle. You won't hurt the gator and it'll show you're willing to fight
Scary, close encounter at Florida’s Silver Springs with a large gator from Vicki Reamy Baker on her paddle board
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Something I taught the boys on the way home from school: Smart people tend to be less jaded than dumb people with the same amount of experience, because they notice more and thus notice more that surprises them.
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1/ Why is “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) an early threat to trillions of dollars of market cap - Visa (almost $500B), MasterCard ($350B), card issuing banks, acquiring banks/services (Fiserv, FIS, Global Payments, etc)?
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my landlord painted over a fucking roach
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We have no internet, no power. The mail isn’t delivered. My Amazon order was supposed to arrive 9/2 but I haven’t seen any of their trucks. Yet an ancient device for conveying information, relying on ink & paper, has been sitting on my driveway every morning since Hurricane Ida.
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Ladies and gentlemen, the long weekend.
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I started reporting on Gio's poetry in June, before we learned my grandmother was terminal. Took a break from writing to say goodbye in NYC in July. Finished the draft before I flew to the funeral last week. My cousin ended the eulogy with a poem...by Gio. tampabay.com/life-culture/20…
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Our pleasure, Drew!! Thank you! 🙌🙌
We are about halfway through our meal at Rooster & the Till & I have to stop to give mad love to @JeffHouck for his recommendation. @chonnguyen I appreciate the hospitality and you, sir, have Tampa Bay’s best restaurant.
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Tampa's tech sector is growing at turbo speed! 🚀 We're thrilled that @Fast chose Tampa for its 1st East Coast Hub, creating tech jobs for our talented workforce. Fast represented the cutting edge of the new economy & we're glad to have them here. @domm, Fast, welcome to Tampa!
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What the hell is going on at the Olympics!?
A czo tu się odpoliczkowało w ogóle?!
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Wait, you’re raising this round from Friends and… Family?
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What a moment (🎥: @NHL)
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This baby gave me $7 on my 7th birthday.
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A few years ago after my dad died I was in a pretty bad place. Out of nowhere Jason Sudeikis sent me an email I REALLY needed . I’ve never shared it before (he said it was okay to do) but I just want people to know he did this. He really is Ted Lasso bit.ly/3icrhxf
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In the past 10 months, Tampa Bay pro sports teams have completed four seasons. The results: ▫️ ‘20 Lightning: Won Stanley Cup ▫️ ‘20 Rays: Went to World Series ▫️ ‘20 Bucs: Won Super Bowl ▫️ ‘21 Lightning: Won Stanley Cup
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RT if you think we should sit Vasy next game & try to win the @StanleyCup in our own building. #GoBolts
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To our partners: on Aug 1st we are removing all revenue share on your first $1M. That means you will keep 100% of your first $1M when you sell on @Shopify’s app store. The best part? At the end of every year, the numbers reset. Every single year, your 1st million is all yours.
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