Draper Perkins and Moe at Stanford
The concluding presentation of Stanford Entrepreneurship Week was a panel discussion with Tim Draper, Tony Perkins, and Michael Moe. This was quite inspirational. They had a bunch of stgrong messages.
This is the best time to start a company. Most great companies have started during recessions. Yes, getting [...]
Optibike Electric Bike
We went to the new California Academy of Sciences today, and it’s really beautiful. We really enjoyed all the new exhibits. We did miss a few old ones, like most of the fossils are gone (hmmph, I’m a frustrated paleontologist.).
I did see this amazing thing. It’s a hitech electric bike [...]
John Hennesy at Stanford
I’ve been attending Entrepreneurship Week at Stanford this week. This has been an excellent and informative series of presentations with guests of the highest caliber. Plus lots of cool free goodies. This picture is of John Hennessy delivering the opening talk. He spoke on innovation, a topic he is well [...]
This link is a nice, readable explanation of exactly why the mortgage crisis got out of hand. It wasn’t just making too many loans to people who didn’t deserve them that’s caused our problems, it’s what happened next that matters! The faulty assessment of risk is what create the appetite for making all those loans [...]
There’s an enormous amount of nonsense being written about the economy. It’s very hard to fish out well written material that really gets to the bottom of things. Here’s one article that’s quite useful in terms of explaining the current situation.