- Michael Arrington at Techcrunch is almost protective in his requests for restraint, which feels great since Techcrunch was one of our hardest to win over critics early on.
- On the other hand we've still got some more work to do with the crew at Idolator. They clearly chafe at Tickmaster's dominance of their space, they think our plug-in is bloated, and they think the deal is, uh (and I think they are being polite here), "curious".
- Paul Lamere does the math and arrives at a user base goal that is on the modest side of our aspirations: 1.4 million people.
- And last but not least my favorite, Rick Munarriz at the Motley Fool gives a brief history lesson on our trip to the Moon and recognizes the implication of that trip our launching pad for the stars.
Saturday, December 23, 2006
Merry Christmas iLike, Gcast, and GarageBand users and other music lovers (i.e future users). Actually, Christmas came a little early this year. On December 20th, 2006 iLike closed a $13.3 million dollar investment from TicketMaster! It is a high point in a way, but more importantly it is a launching pad for far greater things...like landing on the Moon on the way to Mars. We just had an offsite to plan our trajectory (shh, it's a secret) but I thought it would be interesting to survey what other people think we will or should do: