Startups need to do due diligence, too

Saturday, 30/April/2016 - at 11:00 PM

 I hear a lot of horror stories about investors. Many are misunderstandings. Some are just outright false. Then there are those that are true. Sadly, there are a lot of those. This kills companies. I’ve watched great entrepreneurs with brilliant ideas sink because they’ve been fucked around and because they made poor choices. I wanted…

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Why the NRA hates smart guns

Saturday, 30/April/2016 - at 9:30 PM

 With yet another push from President Obama to revive initiatives to develop “smart gun” technology, it’s time to once again revisit the issue. The most common question I got in response to my previous piece on smart guns is, “why is the NRA so opposed to smart guns?” The NRA’s official position is that they don’t…

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On the dark art of software estimation

Saturday, 30/April/2016 - at 9:00 PM

 “How long will it take?” demand managers, clients, and executives. “It takes as long as it takes,” retort irritated engineers. They counter: “Give us an estimate!” And the engineers gather their wits, call upon their experience, contemplate the entrails of farm animals, throw darts at a board adorned with client/manager/executive faces, and return–a… Read More…

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What Apple Music can learn from Tidal – CNET

Saturday, 30/April/2016 - at 9:00 PM

Commentary: The streaming music service co-owned by Jay Z, Beyonce and Kanye West can teach Apple a thing or two about thinking outside of the box. What Apple Music can learn from Tidal – CNET Source: Cnet.com

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Go speed gamer, go! – CNET

Saturday, 30/April/2016 - at 8:00 PM

From CNET Magazine: Twitch fans love watching speedrunners blast through their favorite video games in record time. Go speed gamer, go! – CNET Source: Cnet.com

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