Our lives aren’t stories. Not the way we like to think they are; like three act plays following a tight narrative as the twists and turns of decades come to some culminating […]
I finished reading historian Thomas Weber’s Becoming Hitler: the Making of a Nazi last night. I thought I’d share a few thoughts. Weber is a German historian, Hitler scholar and professor at […]
America turned 154 years old today. There were few celebrations. There were few parades or fireworks. There was no national holiday. But America, the version we live in now, was born 154 […]
Silicon Valley didn’t invent disruption. We like to throw the word around like we did though. Uber disrupted taxi and car services. iTunes disrupted the music industry. Google disrupted, well everything. It’s […]
I’d like to take a moment to apologize for something I did a few days ago. It was a foolish thing. I was rash. And I did something wrong. I went ahead […]
Last week I was up in L.A. to do a podcast with the wonderful Julia Harris Walker for her project on women in tech, The Other 50 Percent. I’m clearly not a […]
In 1948, historian Arthur M. Schlesinger conducted a poll of 75 historians asking them to answer the question, who are our greatest American presidents? It’s an impossible question, more trivial than useful. […]
According to theSOI.com, a web based questionnaire used by Fortune 100 technology companies to identify their leaders’ Styles Of Influence™, people have four major internal scales that dictate how they interact with […]
The most powerful line in the Declaration, is one few know and few ever say.
On the anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany, the ghosts of the past warn us today.