I’m always a big believer in, okay, start a small and scrappy project that can experiment and move nimble and move fast and can move… Read More »Sal Khan on starting small and moving without permission
This is mostly still true – perhaps the part about how we reprogram computers has changed, because they are often programmed to “train” themselves through… Read More »Richard Hamming c. 1995 on why computers are (going to be) a thing
I have to get you to quit your modesty. I have to get you individually to respond to my challenge that you’re going to be… Read More »Richard Hamming on aiming for greatness, education and developing style
Boss Talk with Ben Horowitz and Ali Ghodsi This is a recording of an hour long chat on Clubhouse about the reality of managing a… Read More »Podcast recommendation: Boss Talk and The Long Now
On 7th March I started a 21-day free trial with Contextly – “the most powerful content recommendation system for publishers,” used by sites I enjoy… Read More »Does Contextly make a difference to a small blog?
I love Ben Horowitz’s frankness about the struggle and mess of building organisations. Be encouraged. … there’s was a lot of focus on business models… Read More »Ben Horowitz on building companies: “the horror”
Bill’s guiding principle was that the team is paramount, and the most important thing he looked for in people was a “team-first” attitude. Teams are… Read More »Trillion Dollar Coach: Bill Campbell on putting teams first
… with very few exceptions, man-made technologies evolve from previous man-made technologies and are not invented from scratch. This is a key characteristic with evolutionary… Read More »Matt Ridley on the Wright Brothers: innovation is gradual