Creative people create for the joy of it.
“…the American moon shot was one of the most innovative programs ever seen in the United States. Thousands of scientists, engineers and designers came together and worked 18-hours-a-day to make the moon shot happen. Did they do it for the money? No. None of them became millionaires. They did it because they loved it and believed in the idea. Einstein did not create the theory of relativity...
Certificates vs. Maximizer These are two concepts that define the ways in which...
Two Lists You Should Look at Every Morning - Peter... →
How Will You Measure Your Life? - Harvard Business... →
The Insourcing Boom - Atlantic Mobile →
If you knew about all the things we’ll get in the next 50 years but...– How to Get Startup Ideas
“…AI has much larger range than all naturally possible things. AI is not limited to evolution; it can involve things that are built.” * I disagree that AI has a much larger range than evolution. The limiting factor is not the evolutionary process. The limiting factor is time. AI seems more powerful in this context only because as humans we are limited by our minuscule size...
When people are myopically focused on fighting, they lose sight of everything...– http://blakemasters.tumblr.com/post/23250566538/peter-thiels-cs183-startup-class-12-notes-essay
Peter Thiel’s Rise to Wealth and Libertarian... →
How a Mexican Drug Cartel Makes Its Billions -... →
Pixar story rules (one version) →
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.– Hanlon’s razor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One For The Shoeshine Man - Charles Bukowski
settled: The balance is preserved by the snails climbing the Santa Monica cliffs; the luck is in walking down Western Avenue and having the girls in a massage parlor holler at you, “Hello Sweetie!” the miracle is having 5 women in love with you at the age of 55, and the goodness is that you are only able to love one of them. the gift is having a daughter more gentle than you are, whose laughter...
My Parents Were Home Schooling Anarchists -... →
software skills are the most portable high-end skills on the planet. Spotting...– The Rise of Developeronomics - Forbes Mobility is awesome.
The End of the Future - Peter Thiel - National... →
Groupon IPO Shares Pop 40% On First Trade, Debuts... →
parislemon: Wait wait wait!!! But but but!! Ponzi scheme! Should have sold to Google! Yeah. Groupon just went public with a market cap now 3x what Google was offering them. We’ll see if the good times last — now that they’re public, they’re going to have to show real growth in the numbers — but it’s pretty clear that either way, Groupon did the right thing in not taking that deal. Good for...
… Friedman laughed ruefully as he described leaving Hong Kong...– Jetsons vs. Flintstones, a visit with Thomas Friedman | Susan Freudenheim | Jewish Journal
Path dependence. This refers to the notion that often “something that seems...– Tools for Thinking - NYTimes.com
People who’ve done great things tend to seem as if they were a race apart....– http://www.paulgraham.com/hs.html
Bill Gates On Nuclear Energy: Compared To Coal, It... →
Raspberry Pi: A $25 Bare-Bones PC That Fits On... →
Pormpuraawans, we found, arranged time from east to west. That is, seated facing...– Does Language Influence Culture? - WSJ.com
Visage One →
Using Leanspa my result in death →
All group buying sites in Hong Kong →
Where did ubuyibuy’s 130,000 Facebook fans go? →
Is ubuyibuy buying Likes? Do others do this as... →
Hong Kong Taxi Driver Economics →
Location of photo files on iPhone →
Quick Idea: Google Alerts to RSS to About-Me Page →
Thinking differently about work, as a Millennial →
[Blog] Twitter updates, hackathons, YCombinator →
My last post got me thinking about passively digesting information and how that concept can abstracts all the way out to hackers and creating great products. Passively digesting information can…
Some excerpts from danah boyd. Information flow. →
Our bodies are programmed to consume fat and sugars because they’re rare in nature. Thus, when they come around, we should grab them. In the same way, were biologically programmed to be attentive…
Pretty sure my iPhone is a goner. I have 16 days left on my original one year hardware warranty from Apple, but since that’s only valid in the America (*fail*) I guess what I’m going to do is buy…
Trying to fix my dropped iPhone →
I uploaded a YouTube video: white screen of death. it’s no the number 1 connector. i think the lcd is out. sucks.
Melissa is here visiting me from HK. Yay… →
Melissa is here visiting me from HK. Yay! We’ll be sure and do a YouTube video tomorrow (I’m writing this so we will remember). Today we went to the 798 District and looked at modern Chinese art….
Just signed up for a Guided account with… →
Just signed up for a Guided account with @ChinesePod. I’ll be using it to keep up my Chinese skills while I’m back in the US for a month or so. Seems like a very cool service.
Been watching @Melissa and @davemcclure… →
Been watching @Melissa and @davemcclure’s tweets all day from the Cyberport Venture Capital Forum in Hong Kong. Not good for staying focused on studying Chinese.