Richard Feynman on Observing The World

One of my former consulting clients turned me onto Richard Feynman several months ago and I recently read Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!? which is a delightful read. One of the things that really sticks out is Feynman’s passion for curiosity and teaching. I think curiosity is an under-appreciated virtue. This interview snippet discussing teaching […]

10 Reasons Venture Capitalists Love Indie Bands

1) Listening to esoteric stuff no-one has ever heard of makes you “smartâ€� 2) Excuse to hang-out with a crowd half their age 3) Bands go nowhere without money 4) …Being the money-guy makes you important 5) Bands have clear business models and distribution channels. Oh wait… 6) Blogs! Blog dominated communications 7) Activity Epicenters: […]

How to Win The Hearts of Women and Get Invited to Weddings

My friend Adam was told in jest that he would “need to submit a video resume� before a particular young woman would ever consider taking him to an upcoming wedding as her date. This is what she received… [vimeo]900325[/vimeo]

Techcrunch vs. Loic Le Meur: The Twitter Bout

A nice little cat fight this afternoon between Techcrunch (Michael Arrington), Loic Le Meur (Founder of Seesmic) and Dive Wine…oh Jeff Clavier chimed in too. Making it notable is that Arrington is an investor in Seesmic and this follows on the tail of another recent skermish with A VC. Are these more traffic generators, or […]