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Lazy is Good

I’m lazy. But it’s the lazy people who invented the wheel and the bicycle because they didn’t like walking or carrying things. Read more at I’m lazy. But it’s … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment


There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. Peter Drucker Chindōgu – the art of inventing gadgets that on the surface solve … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Selling Red October

Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

No One Wants Your Idea

It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world. Aristotle Wil Schroter’s article “Why investors don’t sign NDA’s” is … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

To Anacreon In Heaven

On the shore, dimly seen through the mists of the deep, Where the foe’s haughty host in dread silence reposes, What is that which the breeze, o’er the towering steep, … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

10 Reasons not to Read This

USA Today has come out with a new survey – apparently, three out of every four people make up 75% of the population. David Letterman Top 10 things you need … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

More Money, So What

Money, get away; Get a good job with more pay and your O.K. Roger Waters I was surprised to see a recent study by Ross Levine and Yona Rubinstein (Cal … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

No War, No Science, Just Art

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Bad Surprise Party

There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact. Arthur Conan Doyle The popular ‘Happy Birthday’ song has been in the headlines recently over a copyright battle. While the nuances … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Telegram for Inventors

Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go after the great. John D. Rockefeller The telegram has been in the news recently. It seems that the last telegram … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why NOT Here?

The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser – in case you thought optimism was dead. Robert Brault If you want to see a look that … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Everyone’s Entrepreneur

“I guess I should warn you, if I turn out to be particularly clear, you’ve probably misunderstood what I’ve said.”  Alan Greenspan Most could, and many do: organize, manage, and … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Dantzig Fallacy

Some like to understand what they believe in. Others like to believe in what they understand.  Stanislaw Lec “George Dantzig arrived late for a statistics class. He copied down the … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Experience Required

When I finished school, i took my entire life savings, $5,000, and invested it in a business. I was young. I was inexperienced. But I was an entrepreneur and proud. … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment