From: February 2018

Enough is Enough

This piece from a doctor treating patients of the Parkland shooting is a must read. As a doctor, I feel I have a duty to inform the public of what I have learned as I have observed these wounds and cared for these patients. It’s clear to me that AR-15 or other high-velocity weapons, especially …

Never Underestimate Your First Idea

Every entrepreneur and investor should listen to this podcast with Reid Hoffman (founder of LinkedIn) and Ev Williams. From Reid on Ev: For this week’s show, I had a very free-flowing conversation with Ev Williams, who founded (in order) Blogger, Twitter and Medium. His career has had such an over-arching impact on how we communicate …

Be Very Afraid ?

I have watched and studied the Stocktwits streams coming up on 10 years now. I have my own filters/biases just like every active user does, but I believe strongly in the edge my eyes, ears and network in the community have given me. I have never set out to quantify it, I just have my …

Netflix Versus The Rest

It seems like Netflix is pulling away from any competition. It is my homepage before bed and on days like yesterday when I was shut down with the flu. Bob Lefsetz says they have ‘already won‘. It’s a good read. They have 117 million subscribers in 190 countries. I am sure Apple wishes they bought …

A Turning Point on Guns?

This post titled ‘Fuck You, I Like Guns‘ was not what I was expecting from the title. It begins… America, can we talk? Let’s just cut the shit for once and actually talk about what’s going on without blustering and pretending we’re actually doing a good job at adulting as a country right now. We’re …

This is The Top

I was pitching a potential LP yesterday (family office) and the conversation was lively. When it came to discussing a new investment in the portfolio, the investor interrupted and said ‘this is the top‘. It was definitely the first time it has happened in all my years of pitching. I laughed a little and just …