John Pettitt

I start companies (two IPO’s one sale), I create tech (multiple patents), I take pictures (Staff Photographer — Dean for America), and I have strong opinions.


How Not to Win Friends While Influencing People

Where Facebook went wrong with their mass psychology experiment.


I Unfriend You! — A Guide to Blocking Obnoxious “Friends” on Facebook

So you’ve got this really obnoxious “friend” on Facebook and all they do is post lame game…


Amazon echo

Eavesdropping Collector for Home or Office


Remember kids, if Nixon had an echo there wouldn’t have been an 18 and half minute gap.


How Not to Win Friends While Influencing People

Where Facebook went wrong with their mass psychology experiment.


Things I learned at Burning Man

Treat your staff as if they are volunteers.


If you want people to love working for you, think of them as volunteers.


The Future of News 

Marc Andreessen Missed a Key Part of the Problem.


Marc Andreessen wrote a really interesting blog post a few weeks ago on the future of the…