Those of us who spend our lives working with startups live in a bubble. Whether you spend your...Read More
Startup founders claiming their company is going to “change the world” has become a cliche. But rarely do we see a product that could clearly and significantly make someone’s life better. D-Free is one of those products. However…Read More
Startup culture has crazy and contradictory views about failure. As founders we are told to fail fast, but also to never give up. We are told to follow our vision, but be ready to pivot. Somehow this macho-bullshit culture of “I never really fail and ‘m not afraid of failure.” has become dominant amount founders. But it’s the result of denial. Trivializing failure is a way of not thinking about it’s effects.
The truth is that failure sucks. Failure is painful. Failure …Read More
I’ve got a special bonus episode for you today. Last month, I moderated a panel discussion at...Read More
The idea of computers capable of reading our emotions and responding to them is both fascinating...Read More
We’ve been talking about smart homes and smart cities for a long time. However, it turns out...Read More
Selling services in Japan is very different than selling products or software. Everyone knows that...Read More