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Book Report #7: Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

#7: Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman Are you in control of your actions? In a few minutes when you’re finished reading this blog post you might get up to go to the restroom, make a … Continue reading

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Book Report #6: Devil in the White City

#6: The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson After my surprising love affair with 1906, a historical fiction novel set during San Francisco’s 1906 earthquake, I jumped right back on … Continue reading

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Book Report #5: 1906

#5: 1906: A Novel by James Dalessandro 1906 is a surprisingly awesome book. Surprising for me because it’s a historical fiction novel and that’s usually not my cup of tea. The story takes place in San Francisco right before (and during) the … Continue reading

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Book Report #4

#4: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman This book by Daniel Kahneman was a satisfying read which made a clear explanation for the sense that I believe we’ve all had that humans don’t always use the best reasoning when making decisions. … Continue reading

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Book Reports

As part of my New Year’s resolutions this year I’m trying to get to 25 books read in 2013. This is an obligatory Book Report blog post stemming from that goal. Take it or leave it, but here we go. #1: Overclocked: … Continue reading

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Video SEO Sitemap Standards and Documentation get a Refresh from Google and Partners

I don’t know about you, but nothing gets me more excited than video SEO! (Well, at least it’s a close second after racing cars, driving taxis, and public transportation, but none of those pay the bills at the moment.) By the … Continue reading

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The sky is not falling

I am writing to share some reactions to Claire Cain Miller’s piece in the New York Times, “Silicon Valley Booms but Worries About a New Bust.” I met Claire at the Founder Showcase event she mentions in her article and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on group ownership with unfunded startups

Good news! Steve and I finally released our website, VidSF.com, to the public. More good news! We had a great initial meeting with content producers. We recruited them via craigslist and we made absolutely clear that a) we are unfunded … Continue reading

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With Daily Show and Colbert, Hulu takes the trophy. Joost dead?

When NBC and Fox announced their ‘me too’ online video joint venture, Hulu, I was understandably skeptical. After all, Joost had already launched to much fanfare with top partners like Viacom’s MTV and Turner’s Cartoon Network. YouTube had quite a … Continue reading

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