Thoughts on Social Media, Television, Media, Startups & Technology.

8 Bullet Thursday – May 24th

What I am reading: Nice. ➡️ Slack’s new tool for developers lets people do more work without leaving Slack Read the article. WIRED’s predictions for bots, Blockchain’s, Crispr, and more. Read the article. Great read ➡️ ‘Crush Them’: An Oral History of the Lawsuit That Upended Silicon Valley. Read the article. You can now download […]

8 Bullet Thursday

What I am reading: Interesting look at airBnB’s impact on New York City. A recent report by David Wachsmuth, a professor of Urban Planning at McGill University, zeroes in on New York City in an effort to answer the question of exactly what home sharing is doing to the city’s home market. Read now. Instagram […]

15 Videos Every Entreprenuer Should Watch

Whether you’re a kid who dreams of doing something incredible or a seasoned VC with an incredibly successful track record, we all need a little motivation, advice or inspiration sometimes. Watch any one of these 15 videos and get just that. 1. Steve Jobs: Stanford Commencement Speech 2. Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates […]

11 Must Watch Documentaries for Entrepreneurs

Need a little inspiration? A new way of looking at things? A breath of fresh air? Advice? Guidance? Any one of these 11 films will do the trick. In no particular order (because they are all brilliant.) Candyman – The David Kline Story Candyman is the amazing story of the candy inventor from LA who […]

The Quantified Self & Lifelogging

As I plan to do a few posts over the next week or so about wearable tech, I thought it might be best to quickly introduce the concepts of the “Quantified Self” and Lifelogging. (Some of you may know both concepts really well, so feel free to skip this post.) The Quantified Self The Quantified […]

The rise of “pro-ams”

An oldie but goodie! Charles Leadbeater’s theories on innovation have compelled some of the world’s largest organizations to rethink their strategies. Originally a financial journalist now an innovation consultant, Leadbeater noticed the rise of “pro-ams” — passionate amateurs who act like professionals, making breakthrough discoveries in many fields, from software to astronomy to kite-surfing. Charles […]

Great video about ideas.

Rethink Scholarship at Langara 2010 Call for Entries from Rory O'Sullivan on Vimeo. This video was created in the hopes of attracting aspiring creatives to submit their sketchbooks to win a Rethink Scholarship at Langara College. Rethink drew on the notion that ‘it all starts with a sketch.’ The script documents the process of bringing […]