Get over yourself! Why I don’t worry about privacy.

Privacy is being redefined on a nearly daily basis.  From simply being online, to comments, to chat and now with Facebook.  We’re in a constant movement towards being less private.  At this point, if you want to live online, you have to give up your privacy.  Digital storage continues to get larger and larger with …

8 Websites You (Really Do) Need to Stop Building

8 Websites You (Really Do) Need to Stop BuildingThe Oatmeal is running a comic today that cuts at the core of the social web: entrepreneurs in love with their unoriginal ideas. Titled “8 Websites You Need to Stop Building,” Matthew Inman skewers “Websites that let me know what my friends are up to,” “Websites whose …

Become your Dreams Strikes again – Why Graffiti Matters

My wife and I have noticed in our travels through East Harlem an interesting graffiti bomber. The artist chooses piles of garbage and finds a flat surface and writes clearly “Become your dreams” I find this inspirational matra uplifting each time I see it.  For some reason, choosing piles of garbage as the canvass multiplies …

Rise up smart-ass underachievers, your time is now!

Hopefully from this blog you’ve learned a couple of things: 1. Disruption is good. 2. Status quo is bad 3. I am a disruptive person who challenges the status quo. I was also a wild underachiever most of my life.  I rarely got good grades in school, disrupted class and generally made teachers lives a …