My daily schedule couldn’t be any simpler. I look on a map for places I want to...– Kevin Russ (follow him on Tumblr here). (via bijan)
You can only make money by being right about something that most people think is...– http://www.avc.com/a_vc/2013/04/return-and-ridicule.html
Great apps are simple and complex
When the rate of change outside an organization is greater than the change...– Jack Welch
Get on a flight to Seoul”, was his other main bit of advice for Africa’s policy...– The Economist on Africa
As I write this, our recent stock performance has been positive, but we...– Jeff Bezos, in his letter to shareholders. (via parislemon)
Check out this panorama
memorial @ World War II Memorial https://www.teliportme.com/view/102211
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world....– Magaret Mead
The future has already arrived. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.– William Gibson
rather than trusting in governments, central banks, or other third-party...– The Future of Bitcoin : The New Yorker (via fred-wilson)
About Lebron James playing the Bulls (love this)
Wednesday night ballooned into something else. Once it became clear that Chicago wasn’t fading and a sense of desperation started setting in for Miami, that led to my second-favorite moment of the night: LeBron saying ‘Screw this, I’m guarding Hinrich’ and hounding the aging Chicago point guard everywhere, unwilling to allow that streak to slip away without doing everything...
Data need stories– Data needs stories, but stories also need data. Data, when its put up in front of you as a number, it gets stripped of the context of where the data came from, the biases inherent in it, and the assumptions of the models that created it
Data Intelligence– Data scientists are presented with a set of parameters to optimize over, yet they don’t take the time to step back and say, should I even be optimizing this at all. Data science, I believe, we need to re-imagine it, because data is incredibly powerful. We need to step back from the scientific...
When it matters
Fan A: "Why do we miss all the most important games of the season?"
Fan B: "Because we are Fiorentina!"
Fan A: "Right"
The Internet is a big fan of the worst-possible-thing. Many people thought...– Paul Ford Bitcoin May Be the Global Economy’s Last Safe Haven - Businessweek (via fred-wilson)
Everyone of us has two time machines. The one for traveling into the past is...– Anonymous (?)
Play by your own rules
Brilliant post by Josh William on Medium about the “Gowalla vs Foursquare war”. This is the part I prefer: “Play by your own rules. Listen to your users more than the press. Don’t get sucked into the gravity hole between you and your competition. Ruthlessly run your own path, not someone else’s.”