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On compete radio silence

Running a startup. Want to blog about it. There is no time. I will be back. In the mean time, meet our baby: Iris AI  

10 tips to succeeding as a tech entrepreneur – without a tech background

Until 2009, my level of tech savvy was that I was pretty proud that I figured how to summarize cells in excel. I was a theatre student, well versed in local stages and old screenwriters, and I have been quoted […]

Just another manic Monday (at Singularity)

I’m not a Monday morning person. Especially Monday mornings after a weekend of 5am parties and surfing. Though when you start the week with Brad Templeton giving insider information about the development of Robocars and the amazing opportunities and positive societal effects […]

All work and no play? Or?

February 16, 2014

“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” But that presumes that work and play are two different things. Fine – there are moments every day, often several, where I need to do something that is not overly […]

The pain of pivoting

I’ve done it before. It’s not the first time and it definitely won’t be the last. We needed to make a change to the project. The goal is still the same, but the road we take to get there looks […]

“Can I wear my nose ring to the job interview?”

The words sort of shouted to me from the bookshelf at the FedEx/Kinko’s print shop. Now, I have bought a few of these “business self-help” books over the past few years – thinking that this I can learn from, this […]

… and the winner is… A team from Sweden….

December 7, 2013

Just writing the words gives me chills. The video still make me partly tear up, party smile uncontrollably. By the time the announcer at Formula Student at the Silverstone racetrack had gotten this far in the award ceremony, we had […]

Geeking out: To specialize or not to specialize?

September 7, 2013

I am a generalist. I know a little bit about a lot of things, and excruciating as it is, I love the process of learning a little bit about new things that I don’t know anything about. I say excruciating […]