Umm, Otis Aren’t You Omitting One Important Detail

In an interview with Simpy founder Otis Gospodnetic one salient fact is left undisclosed.

Otis explains how he came up with Simpy:

It sounds like a cliche, but I started Simpy out of a personal need. I’ve always been interested in information gathering, analysis, extraction, and retrieval. I (and everyone else with a web browser) had this nice collection of bookmarks inside the browser, but no ability to find anything in that potentially rich collection of information.

Before founding the Simpy Otis worked as an engineer at (now, the bookmarking service I own and have written about previously.

Otis, let’s get a beer and compare bookmark notes sometime.

Comments from Old Blog

Otis! Now that’s just rude of him.

Posted by: Anittah on March 15, 2006 2:23 PM