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Silicon Valley is fertile ground

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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:48:04 PST

It's been almost 9 months since I first posted about working on a new idea. After many twists and turns I'm happy to announce that we are launching Fundamentum. At Fundamentum, we teach people how to start and thrive in...

Starting Claw & Co.

Tue, 01 May 2012 15:05:07 PDT

It's been a LONG time since I've posted anything to this blog but I wanted to send out a quick ping to let folks know that I've got my own project that I'm currently hatching. Once things are farther along...

Pay what you want experiment

Thu, 29 Oct 2009 19:37:14 PDT

The folks who make World of Goo did a really interesting experiment to see what people would pay for their games if they could pay whatever they wanted. Worth the read!

My California DMV Woes

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 10:27:33 PDT

I had a very similar experience to Brad Feld this summer. I had swapped cars with my brother and gone to the DMV to fill out the paperwork and paid all the fees so everything was legal. I got pulled...

United breaks guitars

Thu, 30 Jul 2009 08:47:39 PDT

Wow this is awesome. United breaks this guy's guitar and then refuses to own up to it. Then, after 8 months he finally gets their attention by creating this video. Kudo's to him for finally getting United's attention. If I...

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Must watch for entrepreneurs - Steve Blank on Entrepreneurship

Thu, 30 Apr 2009 22:40:21 PDT

Steve Blank has a terrific talk that he gives. It's a must watch for entrepreneurs. His book (4 steps to epiphany) is a must read as well!We followed many of these processes in the early stages of Aggregate Knowledge.

Denny's commercial - Resist the machine

Thu, 30 Apr 2009 21:44:03 PDT

Sorry - couldn't help but post this funny commercial:

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Google's New Profile Feature

Tue, 21 Apr 2009 21:22:33 PDT

So Google just announced their new profile feature. Its interesting but I'd much rather point people at my LinkedIn Profile rather than my Google Profile. Linked In just provides a much richer set of information. The other thing that is...

Changing Inertia - Secretary Gates announces major budget changes

Mon, 06 Apr 2009 22:08:29 PDT

I read what Sec Def Gates did today in proposing a budget that realigns the Pentagon spending with what the new priorities facing the Armed Forces are. You'd think that might be straightforward, but he's got a hell of a...

Get Satisfaction gets it right

Tue, 31 Mar 2009 14:54:18 PDT

Well the folks over at 37signals certainly laid out a pretty harsh attack on Get Satisfaction. What I think is awesome is the way that Thor and the team at Get Satisfaction handled it. They listened, took action immediately and...

Obama Townhall

Thu, 26 Mar 2009 11:52:38 PDT

Ok so this is kind of silly. Obama did his live webcast townhall this morning at 8:30 AM Pacific. It's now 11:41 AM Pacific and I'm looking for the video to watch over lunch. I've checked the site, youtube,...

I hate it when that happens...

Wed, 25 Mar 2009 07:45:15 PDT

I've now had two other Chris Law's show up on Google Alerts for my name. Luckily I still have the top rank for my search but I get the feeling that I better keep posting on my blog for that...

My experience with the court system

Tue, 10 Mar 2009 23:23:37 PDT

My rant about the court system -- it's totally broken I was the victim of an attempted robbery in San Francisco over the holidays. Three young black men decided that they were going to try and steal my laptop bag....

The shrinking economy - a matter of perspective

Mon, 09 Mar 2009 15:53:26 PDT

So the NY Times says that World Bank says that the Global Economy will shrink in '09. realized reading it that it's all a matter of perspective about how good or bad this is. It seems to me that the...