The Startup
Published in

The Startup

The Facebook Tale of Michael Rubin, Michael Rubin, and Michael Rubin

If you’re not the only person with your name…

Randomly walking through an office building and noticing this door sign — it’s not me, but you’d stop, right?

I have always understood that there were other people on Earth named “Michael Rubin,” but no one particularly famous. I always felt that was a good thing. It meant the space was still available. In the ‘80s friends started sending me clippings about the modern artist…

--

--

--

Get smarter at building your thing. Follow to join The Startup’s +8 million monthly readers & +756K followers.

Recommended from Medium

This Autumn, I’m Staying Home and Traveling the World with a Dead Dude

A pair of sunglasses on a beach at sunrise.

When Death occurs before Birth

The Important Relationships I Would’ve Missed with Remote Work

The Biggest Experiment In Remote Working Ever

Alchemize Stagnation Into Action

Trust Your Instincts — You Know More Than You Think

Pick A Card Tarot Reading: New Moon in Pisces

Why Slack Isn’t Winning the Remote-Work Revolution — Yet

The Slack logo on a purple gradient background.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
M. H. Rubin

M. H. Rubin

Living a creative life, a student of high magic, and hopefully growing wiser as I age. • Ex-Lucasfilm, Netflix, Adobe. • Here are my stories and photos.

More from Medium

PRX and “Food, We Need To Talk” Announce a New Podcast Partnership

From Seed to Sauce

Your Friday Five Lists for March 21–25