Mobile Content: Bullish on the Market, Bearish on the Startups

October 17, 2006   ·   4 min read

I suppose I am better placed than most to evaluate the mobile content market having built and sold … Continue reading “Mobile Content: Bullish on the Market, Bearish on the Startups”

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Moscow & Kiev

October 16, 2006  ·  1 min read

I am off to Moscow and Kiev on business for 10 days. If any of you are there … Continue reading “Moscow & Kiev”

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Top ten geek business myths

October 11, 2006  ·  1 min read

Ron Garret, an LA based venture capitalist, recently posted a hilarious and very true analysis of the top … Continue reading “Top ten geek business myths”

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The Departed is awesome

October 10, 2006  ·  1 min read

This is Martin Scorsese’s best movie in years. With an all star-cast that includes Jack Nicholson, Leonardo Di … Continue reading “The Departed is awesome”

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Hollywoodland is good if a bit dark

October 10, 2006  ·  1 min read

I was pleasantly surprised if a bit shocked to see that Ben Affleck can actually act, showing sensitivity … Continue reading “Hollywoodland is good if a bit dark”

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The Illusionist is great

October 10, 2006  ·  1 min read

I might be on the way to earning the reputation as the nicest amateur movie critic in the … Continue reading “The Illusionist is great”

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The past, present and future of French Internet entrepreneurship!

September 20, 2006  ·  2 min read

With apologies the French Internet Entrepreneurs I have not met yet. As part of my whirlwind tour of … Continue reading “The past, present and future of French Internet entrepreneurship!”

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Paris, je t’aime is amazing!

September 19, 2006  ·  1 min read

This movie consists of a collection of 16 short films about life, love and love of Paris in … Continue reading “Paris, je t’aime is amazing!”

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Lessons in life: the humbling transformation of Andre Agassi

September 9, 2006  ·  1 min read

I just read Gary Smith’s amazing mini-biography of Andre Agassi in Sports Illustrated. The story of his rise … Continue reading “Lessons in life: the humbling transformation of Andre Agassi”

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Red Doors is delightful

September 8, 2006  ·  1 min read

Red Doors is a dark comedy about a dysfunctional Chinese-American family coming of age in New York. The … Continue reading “Red Doors is delightful”

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Live long? Die young? The answer is not in your genes

September 7, 2006  ·  1 min read

My last posting showed how deliberate practice overwhelms differences in natural ability to explain the success of top … Continue reading “Live long? Die young? The answer is not in your genes”

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A Star is Made

September 6, 2006  ·  2 min read

If like me you loved the inquisitive mindset in Freakonomics where the authors ask numerous unrelated questions of … Continue reading “A Star is Made”

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The Long Tail

September 3, 2006  ·  2 min read

If you read this blog, chances are you know what the long tail is, but just in case, … Continue reading “The Long Tail”

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The state of sleep research

September 2, 2006  ·  1 min read

Recent developments in sleep research are extremely interesting. The two most interesting findings are on the importance of … Continue reading “The state of sleep research”

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Rent … unless you want to buy :)

September 1, 2006  ·  4 min read

Experts have been arguing for a while that real estate is over-valued by looking at a number of … Continue reading “Rent … unless you want to buy :)”

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Deathstyles of the Rich and Famous

August 31, 2006  ·  1 min read

The recent Slate article on the deathstyles of the rich and famous is hilarious. I suppose, I found … Continue reading “Deathstyles of the Rich and Famous”

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