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  • Artists Should Not Work For Free

    Spotify’s latest move to make all of its services free (since they raised a quarter billion dollars) is just the latest strike against paying for content. For a while now the perceived…

  • Curation: Necessary Yet Broken

    Curation is necessary. But it’s also broken, very broken. Please let me know if you don’t see this post on Facebook -oh wait – you couldn’t possibly tell me if you saw…

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    A Week Of Ultra Productivity

    Recently I’ve read a number of articles on productivity, success and tracking – probably triggered by my new years resolution to pack more into each day. To that end – I’m going…

  • Work. Repeat. Win.

    I’ve been reading a lot lately about how some startups get started and find traction I’ve been seeing some interesting patterns – namely one which seems to work in almost all cases,…

  • 3 Ways To Screw Up A Startup

    Now, be honest, how many of you have done one (or all) of these? Just come up with an awesome new idea in the shower, code it and launch it. You have…

  • Applied vs Theoretical Innovation

    Recently, I got to thinking that there are really are two kinds of innovation, and these two types of innovation were very apparent in the kind of programs I would run for…

  • Why So Flat?

    Been doing some research on wearable devices (see Next Hot Space: Wearables) and I’ve come to the conclusion that we will have to see a radical shift in the way interfaces operate…

  • Your Own Personal Think Tank

    When was the last time that you just took a moment to simply sit and think? I tell you, it’s tough. The urge to whip out your smartphone when not even a…

  • Haircuts, Pie & Cupcakes

    I’m reminded repeatedly, that to have a successful startup, you need to meet an essential need, and fill it. Although if you ask me, there are plenty of startups which do quite…

  • Workout Like A Rock Star

    A while back I blogged about how one of the next hot spaces would be to take rock star experiences, like the one Uber provides, and make them available to the masses,…