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This article was published on September 8, 2008


    Mischievous Monday Mornings: Counting WTFs & selling FCKNG Blocks

    Mischievous Monday Mornings: Counting WTFs & selling FCKNG Blocks
    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
    Story by

    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

    CEO and co-founder, TNW

    Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

    These are a few golden oldies to put a smile on your Monday Morning grumpy face.
    If you know them; more power to you.
    If you don’t; enjoy!

    (Click on images to see bigger versions)

    WTFFucking Building BlocksWhere are your pictures?

    Now put your speaker volume on 10 and sing along

    UPDATE: song writers website and lyrics to the song:

    You’re no one if you’re not on Twitter
    And if you aren’t there already you’ve missed it
    If you haven’t been bookmarked, retweeted and blogged
    You might as well not have existed

    In the old days it was all about achievements
    Collecting all your trophies in a shrine
    Then everybody came across the internet
    And suddenly you had to be online

    A home page was all you really needed
    To seem like a success but not a geek
    As long as you updated semi-annually
    And checked your email once or twice a week

    You’re no one if you’re not on Twitter…

    Technology was moving rather quickly
    And the next thing you needed was a blog
    With intimate and detailed press releases
    And now and then a photo of your dog

    More recently the students brought us Facebook
    And everybody has a hundred friends
    The parties in the photos look amazing
    They’re not so great but everyone pretends

    You’re no one if you’re not on Twitter…

    Now you need to publish every movement
    And every single thought to cross your mind
    I’m told the Twitterverse is full of rubbish
    But most of us are actually quite refined

    We validate each other’s insecurities
    And brag about the gadgets that we’ve bought
    We laugh out loud at every hint of jolliness
    And try to self-promote without being caught

    You’re no one if you’re not on Twitter…