CanGoogleHearMe Gets Set For Another Round Of Californian Adventures

CanGoogleHearMe Gets Set For Another Round Of Californian Adventures

February 10, 2008 — 08:33 AM PST
by Sean P. Aune —

Aaron Stanton got some notoriety last year for his relatively unique
approach to getting a meeting with Google to hear his idea for a new
site: He showed up and sat in their lobby until he got one.

This approach did finally get him a meeting. It also caught the
attention of some Yahoo! people. Who also ended up giving him a meeting.

Though he didn’t get a result from either company, he did get
something else: A lot of independent programmers wanting to work with
him on his idea. With two friends from his hometown in Boise, Idaho, a
programmer from California, and one from England, they’ve finished “the
idea,” and they’re on their way to San Francisco on February 10th for

This time around they have set meetings with Google and Yahoo!, but
they figure they should also talk with Amazon and Microsoft about the
idea they have. Seeing as they have no contacts with either of those
companies, Mr. Stanton has again gone to his website with new videos
about the latest portion of his adventure, and to ask if anyone get him
meetings with the online store and the makers of Windows.

Throughout this whole adventure, Mr. Stanton has not shared with
viewers of his videos what exactly the idea is. He refers to it in
grandiose terms, and his talks with his viewers show that he is highly
enthusiastic about whatever the project is, but that’s all anyone on
the outside knows. Sometime during the next two weeks he will divulge
some details. Finally.


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