How to Defy the Laws of Time and Physics – And (Sometimes) Common Sense
Posted at 8:00h, 09 May 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes 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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TIme for the End of an Error
Posted at 8:00h, 25 Apr 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes 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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The New Pathway to Exits
Posted at 7:45h, 14 Feb 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Silicon Valley is fond of exits – isn’t a meaningful exit the dream and endgame of every investor and entrepreneur in tech? You have to admire – or shake your head in total disbelief at – Silicon Valley, when it comes to what they’ve managed to accomplish: namely, disrupt a number of industries, as well […]
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Robotics, Drones, AI and Autonomous Vehicles: The Fourth Industrial Revolution Is Here
Posted at 8:00h, 31 Jan 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
Oliver Mitchell of Autonomy Ventures, who also blogs at The Robot Rabbi, spoke at our January 26 Investor Breakfast, and the conversation was column-worthy. After all, the robots are coming and that’s very much Oliver’s domain, and their growing presence on the global landscape, along with other technologies, is being referred to as the Fourth […]
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The Innovator’s New Dilemma
Posted at 8:00h, 17 Jan 2017 by Bonnie Halper 1 Comments 135 Likes Share
It has been 10 years since the iPhone first appeared, and when it did, people frankly didn’t know what to make of it. . According to Quartz, “When Steve Jobs stood on the stage 10 years ago today at the MacWorld Expo in San Francisco’s Moscone Center, he started out by saying he was launching […]
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