• Hey, New Orleans, Let’s Talk Startups Tonight

    Hey, New Orleans, Let’s Talk Startups Tonight

    Good morrow, good citizens of New Orleans, I bid thee attend an impromptu meet and greet in your fair city tonight at 7:30pm at sublime Barcadia, a strange land full of libation of merriment. I’m in town for NOEW and I’ll be speaking tomorrow morning but I’d like to get to know some of the startups in the area and I can think of no better place than in a location that… Read More

  • LawnBott, Where Have You Been All These Years?

    Growing up in Louisiana, there was never a shortage of grass to be cut. It’s nearly a year round chore, pausing only briefly for February frosts and then resuming promptly in March. As a kid I remember bemoaning the endeavor to no end and while cutting the grass, my mind would wander to thoughts of little robots that would do the chore for me while I sat around and played video games. Read More

  • Lafayette Fiber Case Going to State Supreme Court

    Being from Louisiana, I kind of always thought of Lafayette as one of the most backward cities in the country. The only reason I ever went there was for the cheap booze (did I mention that I’m from Louisiana?). So why am I excited to hear the latest news coming out of the ass-crack of the south? The city has been trying to get fiber run citywide for over a year now, and the guys in… Read More

  • Louisiana Judge Shoots Down Violent Game Ban

    A district judge in Lousiana threw out a bill today that would ban the sales of violent video games to minors. U.S. District Judge, James Brady, said the state had no right to stop any distribution of games because they contained violence. Brady dubbed the law an “invasion of First Amendment rights” of producers, retailers and kiddies who play the games. He said that depictions… Read More