What I'm Up To
Just a thought from 4 March 2006 about , , , .

So I'm starting a design studio. Something small, specializing in participatory interactive projects - sites that do something. It'll just be me and a partner, at first. We've even got a small office space already, and an ever-growing list of clients. There's just one thing we do not have. A name.

I have spent the last month trolling whois every night. A good web company needs a good domain name, and lemme tell you, they're all taken. I mean, all of them. Even the sarcastic ones, the ones you look up even though you hate them. Makes a guy wanna make up a new word like "blog" or something.

So I'm wondering, dear reader, are you the kind of person who's sitting on a cool dotcom that you might be willing to part with? If so, drop me a line. I'm serious. You'll save me from the dysfunctional relationship I'm developing with the Whois Lookup.

More details on the company, whatever it's called, soon. For now, I'm doing what every serious dotcom businessman does to start off his business. I'm speaking at a conference. Hope to see you there.

This section is called Just a Thought. It's a blog where I post little pieces of what I'm thinking about at the moment. This page is an individual entry called “What I'm Up To” that I wrote on 4 March 2006.

Before this, I wrote a little something called “Technorati, Favorites, and Moving Forward” on 22 February 2006. After this, I wrote “My Blogger Code” on 10 March 2006.

Technorati, Favorites, and Moving Forward
As a designer, I like big challenges. Sure, you can pay the bills endlessly tweaking a pixel here and there,...
22 February 2006

My Blogger Code
Congrats to Jason for getting Blogger Code 2.0 out! I whipped up a little design lovin for it. Oh, and,...
10 March 2006

The Fine Print

Working the web since 1995, Derek Powazek is the creator of many award-winning websites, a couple of which still exist. Derek is the cofounder of JPG Magazine and the CCO of 8020 Publishing. Derek lives in San Francisco with his wife, two nutty Chihuahuas, a grumpy cat, and a house full of plants named Fred. More »

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