Month: January 2017

  • North Star

    Successful ┬ácompanies usually have a secret sauce. It could be an algorithm or an insight. But whatever ┬áthat secret sauce is, it is used to create or disrupt a market. Apple created the PC market when Steve and Steve figured out that affordable pre-built personal computers would be really useful for consumers. IBM disrupted the […]

  • Eternity versus Infinity

    I just completed reading, at long last, Isaac Asimov’s The End of Eternity. Like many of his novels, EoE is a morality play, an explanation, a whodunit, and a bit of a prank. The hero Andrew Harlan, is a repressed buffoon at the mercy of various sinister forces. Eventually Harlan finds his way to a […]