it could BE different


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

Garbage Science

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. Marcus Aurelius That quote by my favorite philosopher rang clear while I … Continue reading

October 24, 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

Business Planning Good. Writing Bad

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. George S. Patton My posting of Business Plans are for Bureaucrats has attracted a fair … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · Leave a 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

The Power to not Point

Boredom is rage spread thin. Paul Tillich Here is a tiny fraction of a list of people who changed the world through the power of speech John Fitzgerald Kennedy Martin … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

A New Approach to Child Labor

Your theory is crazy, but it’s not crazy enough to be true. Niels Bohr And only $40. It could BE different – have a nice weekend.

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Business Plans are for Bureaucrats

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. Anatole France After a dozen years developing new products for large companies and running … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · 9 Comments

The Myth of Disruptive Innovation

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. JFK An interesting critique of one aspect of … Continue reading

May 25, 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

KALQ not Great Enough

The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection. George Orwell Will KALQ become the keyboard of choice for mobile devices? It has demonstrated a 35% faster … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Data is not Optional

A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals to discovery. James Joyce I just listened to a a Radiolab interview with Henry Heimlich. … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 1 Comment