Friday, November 30, 2007

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." G.B. Shaw

"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." Emerson

"You have never really lived until you've done something for someone who can never repay you." Johnny Martin

Today's image: You've Heard Most of It Before by Thomas Hawk. Beautiful. Thank you!

700Mhz: Google filing their FCC Form 175 and officially enter the spectrum auction. More from Google's Chris Sacca here.

She said, they bought: comScore & The Kelsey Group study - Consumer-generated reviews have a significant impact on offline purchase behavior. Release here.

Why Early Stage Venture Investments Fail - Fred Wilson offers up his take...

"Most venture backed investments fail because the venture capital is used to scale the business before the correct business plan is discovered. That scale/burn rate becomes the cancer that kills the business."

Excellent points. Read Fred's entire post here.

She's a caster, he's a caster, you can be a caster too! But what kind? Dave Winer reviews the state of casting in late 2007. Kudos to Dave! Check out his post here.

Error messages: The Many Errors in Thinking About Mistakes - Alina Tugend writes...

"As we get older, many of us invest a great deal in being right. When things go wrong, as they inevitably do, we focus on flagellating ourselves, blaming someone else or covering it up. Or we rationalize it by saying others make even more mistakes.

What we do not want to do, most of the time, is learn from the experience."

Read the entire article via NYT here.