Just a list of things obsoleted by the Internet. Pretty amazing if you think about it. Time, i.e. the number you would call to hear a recording say “At the tone, the time is…” Phone books (e.g. Yellow Pages) The Dewey decimal system Video rental stores (e.g. Blockbuster) Encyclopedias and dictionaries Fax machines Letters/snail mail… Continue reading All Things Obsoleted by the Internet
This post is based on an idea I heard on the Tropical MBA podcast (see also this article in Tech Crunch) nicknamed “SwaS” which, as a derivative of “SaaS” stands for “Software with a Service.” The idea is provide a service-based business leveraging software to improve the service speed, quality, or both. Here are spme SwaS ideas:
Things I’d like to deliver:
It is the Information Age, and everyday there’s more and more data out there being generated and collected. But how to get it?
Here’s some ways I might leave my comfort zone this week:
Some things I’d like to explore: What is the composition of the human brain that differs from animals, i.e. what makes us special? What is the effect of regulations on energy use? Freakonomics did a great podcast on this recently. US prison populations versus other nations. We need to be ashamed of this. Effect of… Continue reading Investigations and Research
Just a random list of some of my all-time favorite books. Check ’em out!
These are apps that I want. Please make them for me. You will be a millionaire I promise.
“The things you own, end up owning you” ~ Tyler Durden, Fight Club “A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.” ~ Henry David Thoreau, Walden Stuff I need to get rid of (and maybe you should to): Any clothes I have not worn in… Continue reading Things to Get Rid Of
A list of ways to be less reactive! Why don’t you want to be reactive? Because if you’re reactive, you’re not in the driver’s seat. You’re letting life happen to you rather than taking action to get what you want. And for some reason human beings have the innate desire to influence their environment. We’re… Continue reading How to Be Less Reactive