Just watched the movie CLOSER. It’s intense. Why do people cheat and then lie? It’s almost pathetic if I didn’t sympathize with the intention.
Ready, set develop: How to create a six hour... →
Creativity on speed. This is what I’m talking about. “Dorsey — who enlisted the help of about a dozen acquaintances from entrepreneurial groups in town — nearly made his target. About seven hours after the group gathered in the living room of his Phinney Ridge home on the morning of October 6, Tagmindr — an online bookmark reminder service — was born.”
PatientsLikeMe - Online community where patients... →
The team would have to be intelligent and tireless. They would need to be...– The Monk and the Riddle : The Education of a Silicon Valley Entrepreneur: by Randy Komisar
Entrepreneur Ryan Allis - Bio, Blog, Articles,... →
Cal Newport -- Author: How to Become a Straight-A... →
Buffett's Criteria for Good Businesses to Buy
Part of Buffett’s secrets to investing revealed? 1. At least $75 million in pre-tax earnings. 2. Demonstrated consistent earnings power. 3. Businesses earning good returns on equity while employing little or no debt. 4. Management in place. 5. Simple businesses (if there’s lots of technology, we won’t understand it). ...
Netflix has it right.
I got a link from Reddit - “Every wonder why netflix is doing so well? Check out their recruiting page.” It’s great writing and the page is refreshingly honest.. Makes me want to work there. Here’s a sample 4. Rules annoy us Rules inhibit creativity and entrepreneurship, leading to a lack of innovation. Over time this leads a company to being both less fun and less...
This is how people fly. It must be such a rush. Amazing Base Jump Video
I get angry when religious believers base their entire philosophy of life on...– a long but pretty much accurate answer to the question “Why are atheists so angry?” via Greta Christina
Super OS X menubar items →
Sooon, very soon, I shall have a new computer. And it shall be a mac!
“The Last Lecture”, the full video, the most... →
Been meaning to watch this moving video about a dying professor who lives so fully.
Gumball Challenge FAQ
What is it? The Gumball Challenge is a one-week microfinance benefit competition. Who can compete in the challenge? The challenge is open to all undergraduate and graduate students. When is the Gumball Challenge happening? The Gumball Challenge is running at Stanford from November 6th to November 13th. What is microfinance? Microfinance is the practice of making small loans, or microcredits, to...
We have some people at Google (who) are really trying to build artificial...– Google’s Larry Page
Portal The Flash Version →
Read about this game in WIRED - shoot portals to move places. Innovative idea. A little tricky to get used to.
I want a Firefox Extension to ... 200+ common... →
Amazing list. I love firefox and the internet…
Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) - Study... →
Social media is gossipy and random, sometimes useful.
100 Things I’ve Learned About Photography →
long list of ideas, but it’s cute
Geek To Live: Taking Puppy Linux for a Walk -... →
this is what i need!
A Glimpse Into Your Future (as a trader) - IvyGate →
JP Morgan recruiting materials - day by day walkthroughs of salespeople and private bankers. Fascinating and a little sad at the same time.
At the Computer store
customer: so what is the significance of the price difference between the macbook and the macbook pro?
salesguy: the main difference is the 3D graphics. So anything that has to do with gaming, or 3D rendering would be significantly better
customer: I have no idea what you just said.
People are interesting and everybody has to eat.– Noonhat - eat lunch with strangers
Ballamer is an scared, silly man when it comes to...
Ballamer: “There can’t be any more deep technology in Facebook than what dozens of people could write in a couple of years. That’s for sure” right, “Mr Ballmer also noted that sites such as Geocities, an online community that was bought for $3 billion by Yahoo! in 1999, at the height of the dot-com boom, “had most of what Facebook has.” i think not, via Ballmer: Facebook risks being...
Doctor starts high-tech private practice →
Dr. Jay Parkinson launched his medical practice in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn in late September with no waiting room, no fluorescent-lit exam rooms, and best of all, no overhead. Parkinson’s practice is online. Want to reach him? Try instant messenger or e-mail.
Guide to college for people who want to acheive... →
Cheat Sheet for Finding pH with weak acids or... →
Boston Globe - today's teens are arrogant, but... →