The Arianna Effect
Posted at 8:01h, 23 May 2017 in Advice by Bonnie Halper No Comments Share
The Freelance Isn’t Free Act (FIFA) and the law of unintended consequences. Someone always pays a price.
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The Innovation Choke Point
Posted at 8:00h, 16 May 2017 in List Archive by Bonnie Halper No Comments Share
We live in a world where devices/homes/vehicles - even juicers - are becoming more and more connected, as is the world itself, while people themselves are seemingly becoming more siloed.
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How to Defy the Laws of Time and Physics – And (Sometimes) Common Sense
Posted at 8:00h, 09 May 2017 in Advice by Bonnie Halper No Comments Share
Alan Kay said that the best way to predict the future is to invent it, which does encapsulate the Silicon Valley mindset: get the product out there and worry about the economics later. We’re the best and the brightest. Someone will figure it out. Or not, which more often seems to be the case.
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Elvis Has Left the Building
Posted at 8:00h, 02 May 2017 in List Archive by Bonnie Halper No Comments Share
Chris Sacca’s rather abrupt exit may be a precursor to a different kind of bubble looming, and he may well have been simply the first one through the door. “Time to walk away,” said Sacca. Don’t be surprised if you see many more investors following suit and doing what they do best, when they see the right opportunity: run for the exits.
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TIme for the End of an Error
Posted at 8:00h, 25 Apr 2017 in Distruption by Bonnie Halper No Comments Share
Much attention has been paid lately to the ‘bad players’ of technology. The Atlantic asked, Is the Silicon Valley Dynasty Coming to an End? Ethical lapses at some of the tech industry’s biggest companies suggest a chilling reality of what really matters in the world’s most rollicking economy, while Business Insider reported yet another Uber […]
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