How Can You Miss Us if We Won’t Go Away? Paczkowski and Swisher Highlights From AllThingsD.

And so it goes in Silicon Valley.
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Meet Blogger Mobile: Biz Stone’s Idea for Twitter Before It Was Twitter

Sometimes a good idea takes years to percolate.
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Make It So

News in general doesn’t matter most of the time, and most people would be far better off if they spent their time consuming less news and more ideas that have more lasting import.

Twitter and Blogger founder Evan Williams on his new venture, Medium

Burning Bridges

There was a worry before I started this that I was going to burn every bridge I had. But I realize now that there are some bridges that are worth burning.

— Valleywag editor Sam Biddle

News Byte

Google+ Expands Comments System to Blogger

Google+, the social arm of the search giant, announced Thursday that it will bring the Google+ commenting system to Blogger blogs, allowing users to respond to blog posts via their Google+ accounts. Comments can be made publicly for anyone to view, or may be shared privately to a user’s Circles. Facebook also has a commenting platform, which extends to a large number of sites across the Web.

Go West, Young Geek: Chris Dixon on Why He Became a Silicon Valley VC at Andreessen Horowitz, and More! (Video)

If you can make it here, you’ll make it anywhere.
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Evan Williams’s Advice to Start-Ups: Don’t Be Too Data-Driven

Don’t look at stats all the time, says the Twitter and Blogger founder. Fight the dragons and go through the dark forest.
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Twitter Founders Launch Medium, a New Collaborative Publishing Platform

What’s the next act after Blogger and Twitter? Medium.
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Bing Redesigns to Split Out Details and Social Into Their Own Panes

Microsoft today is changing up its Bing search interface to separate out a lot of the information it had previously packed directly into the core list of search results.
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Start-Up Domo Goes 100 Percent More Social Starting Today

Business intelligence start-up Domo Technologies is today requiring all of its employees to boost their involvement on social media platforms as part of a huge eight-week case study.
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Viral Video: “The Avengers” Have a Hulk