Category: Points and Figures

Packaging, Garbage, Recycling and Regulation

The other day on Twitter I was chatting with my friend Arnold.  We were chatting about packaging.  Both of us are concerned about all the […]

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Markets And Preferences And Longevity

The dairy industry is in a bit of trouble.  I don’t know if you saw this or not but it is evidence of a shift […]

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The Free Market Always Is Better

One of the great debates of our times is about free markets.  A lot of people think they are broken.  “You hear capitalism is broken.”  […]

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A Tale of Two Cities

I am in San Francisco meeting with the Kover guys.  Excited about what they are doing.  I came a day early.  One reason is sometimes […]

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Crypto IB

Had a great chat with my old friend Brock Connelly about crypto. He and another friend of mine, Jimmy Simmons, are starting a crypto IB. […]

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Uff Da, I Gained Some Weight

I take decent care of myself.  I am not on any prescriptions and have a relatively active lifestyle.  But, since last summer I let myself […]

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Fill The Void

As I was surfing through various things to read this morning, I came across my friend William Mougayar‘s blog post “Owning Your Own Narrative”.  William […]

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“But I Got Contracts”

A lot of times, entrepreneurs use this approach in order to raise money from VCs.  It goes something like this from their perspective.  I have […]

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Human Resources Automated

In a world where we have distributed workforces, what happens when we use artificial intelligence, video, virtual reality, and embedded cookies that track people to […]

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PopSockets and NuCurrent

I’s appreciate it if you can support this effort I am leading. I am raising money to dedicate a hotel suite to the Unknown Soldier […]

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Controlled Versus Uncontrolled

One of the things we always ask startup founders is if their product is launched or not. If it’s not launched it is a thesis. […]

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Experiments Sometimes Don’t Work

We ran an experiment this vacation. We rented a Palapa in Mexico called Palapa Ganesh near Salyulita. It was a family vacation and a chance […]

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Sunk Costs In Life

Sometimes it’s a good idea to power through adversity. You have spent time or money and you have psychological commitment to something or some goal. […]

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In A Stridently Opinionated World Is it Okay Not To Have One?

We live in a hyper partisan and very opinionated world.  90% of the “news” we see isn’t news at all. It’s spin.  Hence why so […]

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The Flashpoint

Movements need a flashpoint. It’s usually an organic thing especially in this day and age. The internet can rat out fakes before the movement has […]

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