Diary of a Financier

Posts Tagged ‘Innovation’

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 »

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: The Idea Factory (Bell Labs)

In Bookshelf on Mon 25 Jan 2016 at 10:52

Three takeaways from John Gertner’s The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Top Newsstuffs (January 19-25)

In Bookshelf on Sun 25 Jan 2015 at 05:28

Top reads from the week that was…

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Squawk Box (December 22 – January 18)

In Trading Desk on Sat 17 Jan 2015 at 08:59

Here’s my weekly “trade & thought reconciliation”… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: The Everything Store

In Bookshelf on Tue 30 Dec 2014 at 06:31

Five takeaways from Brad Stone’s The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: The Innovator’s Dilemma

In Bookshelf on Tue 23 Dec 2014 at 23:31

Three takeaways from Clayton Christensen’s The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail, as embodied by the following excerpts… Read the rest of this entry »

Bookshelf update: The Innovators

In Bookshelf on Fri 19 Dec 2014 at 21:15

“Transistor radio became the first major example of a defining theme of the digital age: technology making devices personal. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Newsstuffs (November 17-23)

In Bookshelf on Sun 23 Nov 2014 at 05:19

I’ll be gone ’til December.  Top reads from the week that was…

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Top Newsstuffs (November 3-9)

In Bookshelf on Sun 9 Nov 2014 at 05:22

Top reads from the week that was…

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