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Annotote: One of those rare opportunities (Last chance)

In Tech on Sun 9 Apr 2017 at 07:43

I’ve gotten to know the founder of Annotote, a brilliant app I’ll describe below.  He poured his heart and soul into this, and he’s running a Kickstarter campaign that could really use your support. The fundraiser expires worthless unless it reaches its $10k goal by Tuesday, so please go to his page (bit.ly/annototekickstarter) and select “Back this project” as soon as you can. Once you’ve contributed, please share this post with your own friends and colleagues to spread the word. Read the rest of this entry »

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Innovation in content production vs consumption

In Idiosyncrasy, Tech on Mon 17 Oct 2016 at 07:03

The question below from Quora is a problem I think about a lot.  Part of the reason I post my weekly Top Newsstuffs is to distill all of the important investment data I collect down into a digestible format — not just for myself, but also for the public. Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: Drive

In Bookshelf, Tech on Tue 2 Feb 2016 at 06:41

Two takeaways from Daniel Pink’s Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: Exponential Organizations

In Bookshelf, Tech on Tue 1 Dec 2015 at 06:04

Two takeaways from Exponential Organizations: Why New Organizations Are Ten Times Better, Faster, and Cheaper Than Yours (and What to Do about It), by Salim Ismail, Michael Malone, and Yuri van Geest, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: Contagious

In Bookshelf, Tech on Tue 30 Jun 2015 at 13:48

Two takeaways from Jonah Berger’s Contagious: Why Things Catch On, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Guest post: The best startup advice for young founders

In Bookshelf, Tech on Mon 15 Jun 2015 at 19:15

Reblogged from James Altucher’s answer to a user’s question on Quora; read the original hereRead the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: The Lean Startup

In Bookshelf, Tech on Mon 18 May 2015 at 10:44

9 takeaways from Eric Ries’ The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: Behind the Cloud

In Bookshelf, Tech on Tue 12 May 2015 at 08:41

Five takeaways from Marc Benioffs’ Behind the Cloud: The Untold Story of How Salesforce.com Went from Idea to Billion-Dollar Company — and Revolutionized an Industry, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »