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30 April 2015

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  • philgyford’s avatar

    If you, or someone you know, runs a British company, we’re still looking for more people to sign this: medium.com/@philgyford/st…

  • philgyford’s avatar

    “Slack’s not distracting enough, so we should post this animated gif so it’s distracting even when nothing more happens!”

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @paul_regan Nice! I want to see you out on the hills in some tweeds!

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @philpee2 No. I’m saying that letter makes it sound like they care about no other policies. You may disagree.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @philpee2 I’m not forbidding you from saying anything.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @philpee2 I’d say it does *imply* it if you mention nothing else.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    Many thanks to @ammonite for most of the drafting of that, and for the others who contributed via @poetica.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @blaine @poetica @ammonite I know. First time I’ve ever used Medium.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @poetica @ammonite Sure, thanks! I think we’re done with it now.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    So please pass that on to anyone who would be interested, or would know people who would be interested. Thanks.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    We would like to get British business owners to sign this: medium.com/@philgyford/st… There’s more to voting than just support for startups.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @ammonite @marcroberts But if it’s countering the other letter, feels like it should be business owners with business names?

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @ammonite @marcroberts I’d be more comfortable having people tweet/email their “signatures”… harder to spoof. Or am I paranoid?

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @ammonite @blaine For this case, countering that letter, that makes sense to me.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @blaine @ammonite Yeah, I know. Just slightly better in some respects, but not better enough in all.

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    If you run a UK start-up and you’re interested in helping me draft / co-sign a response to this letter, say hi. theguardian.com/politics/2015/…

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @matlock @megp You just can’t stop with the stories :)

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    @felix_cohen @poetica Could be good, yes. @ammonite’s offered to help draft.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @ammonite That’d be great! I don’t have the experience to make it count. But happy to help coordinate.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    Do I know anyone who runs a business who’d draft a letter countering theguardian.com/politics/2015/… ? Possible to be pro-startup-support, anti-Tory!

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    @iamdanw @ntlk flickr.com/photos/timo/97…

  • philgyford’s avatar

    @ntlk np. I’m angrier than I expected.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    “how do I boycott tech city”

  • philgyford’s avatar

    I mean, “jobs… growth… and innovation” are all smashing but, you know, there’s more to life. There’s more to most people’s lives.

  • philgyford’s avatar

    A bunch of “startups” to, if not boycott, at least feel queasy about if you ever use them again: theguardian.com/politics/2015/…

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  • tomcoates’s avatar

    @waxpancake Wow, the Bangles haven't aged well.

  • RobDotHutton’s avatar

    There is certainly some strong commanding going on somewhere. #bbcqt