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  • Michael shared from Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World by Peter H. Diamandis, Steven Kotler
    Bold ventures—especially the world-changing type we’re advocating here—require this kind of experimental approach. Yet as most experiments fail, real progress requires trying out tons of ideas, decreasing the lag time between trials, and increasing the knowledge gained from results. This is rapid iteration.
    Note: Bold ventures
  • Michael shared from Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World by Peter H. Diamandis, Steven Kotler
    “The day before something is truly a breakthrough, it’s a crazy idea.” Trying out crazy ideas means bucking expert opinion and taking big risks.
    Note: A crazy idea
  • Michael shared from Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal by Nick Bilton
    #START October 4, 2010, 10:43 A.M. The Twitter Office
    Note: Bought "Hatching Twitter" I am so fn original
  • Michael shared from http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0017JJT1Y/ref=r_soa_p_i
    Every meeting is about avoiding coming anywhere near the sentence, "this might not work," and instead giving ammunition to the groupthink belief that this must work. And as soon as you do that, you’ve guaranteed it won’t. Every bestseller is a surprise bestseller, and in fact, nobody knows anything. (And of course, it's not just movies, is it?)
    Note: Hollywood Paradox and information entropy
  • Michael shared from http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000HC48T0/ref=r_soa_p_i
    Now it turns out the president's promise came with a very large caveat: "If you like your health-care plan, you'll be able to keep your health-care plan - if we deem it to be adequate." He earns four Pinocchios.
    Note: Ouch! Washington Post gives 4 Pinocchios to Obama for lying
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