Public Notes

Recent Activity

  • 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
    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 Obama health-care vows were unequivocally wrong in the Politics And Nation section of The Washington Post for Kindle (Ad-Free) by Glenn Kessler
    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
  • Michael shared from The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone
    Lee Scott, the future Walmart CEO who was then running logistics, told Dalzell that Amazon was a novel idea but that it had limited potential. Don Soderquist, Walmart’s chief operating officer, said that because Amazon didn’t store its own inventory—at the time, it just ordered it from distributors and then quickly shipped it back out—the model would hit a wall once it got to $100 million in sales.
    Note: Why Wal-Mart never got the Internet $WMT $AMZN
  • Michael shared from The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone
    The CEO of Forrester Research, a widely followed technology research firm, issued a report in which he called the company “Amazon.Toast.”
    Note: Always question the intelligents. Like the rest of us they know nothing
(Cold Spring Harbor, NY United States)
Michael Bigger