Was It A Give-A-Damn Mistake?

I just watched this excellent lecture about “The Myth of the Genius Programmer” — and yes, Excel users, you are programmers.  One anecdote that really got me thinking is around the 14:45 mark. I found a copy of the anecdote online at The Happy Manager: Tom Watson Jr., CEO of IBM between 1956 and 1971, […]

BI: Errors Wanted

If you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.  — Reid Hoffman I recently finished Bold by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler. The book is part economic treatise and part playbook for entrepreneurs.  Diamandis and Kotler argue that we entering an “exponential economy,” where business becomes demonetized, democratized, and rapidly […]