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Redfin’s Glenn Kelman on why it’s OK for startup CEOs to be a little bit crazy

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Glenn Kelman Are entrepreneurs better off being a little crazy — guided by their emotions? Or should they stick to good-old fashioned number-crunching, letting rationality rule the roost? That’s the topic that Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman raises today in a fascinating blog post titled “Never tell me the odds.” The...
Redfin’s Glenn Kelman on why it’s OK for startup CEOs to be a little bit crazy

Swedish Prosecutor Claims Registrar Of .se Domains An 'Accomplice' In Infringement Because Of Pirate Bay Domain

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The concepts of secondary liability seem to go right out the window (along with basic rationality) when it comes to certain people freaking out about copyright infringement. The latest is that Swedish prosecutors are apparently threatening the registrar that manages the .se domain with some form of charges because the...
Swedish Prosecutor Claims Registrar Of .se Domains An 'Accomplice' In Infringement Because Of Pirate Bay Domain
Microsoft's TypeScript Fills A Long-standing Void In JavaScript

Rehabilitating the Arrogant Engineer

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A few weeks ago, I was browsing non-fiction titles on the Kindle and came across Randy Pausch’s “The Last Lecture”. I guess I’d been avoiding it for a while as it sounded like it could quickly get pretty morose or preachy. But then I read in the summary that he...
Rehabilitating the Arrogant Engineer

Swedish Prosecutor Claims Registrar Of .se Domains An 'Accomplice' In Infringement Because Of Pirate Bay Domain

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The concepts of secondary liability seem to go right out the window (along with basic rationality) when it comes to certain people freaking out about copyright infringement. The latest is that Swedish prosecutors are apparently threatening the registrar that manages the .se domain of some form of charges because the...
Swedish Prosecutor Claims Registrar Of .se Domains An 'Accomplice' In Infringement Because Of Pirate Bay Domain

Assessment of chances of Apple's and Samsung's requests for overruling the jury

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Late on Friday, Apple and Samsung filed various post-trial motions in their first California litigation, especially their Rule 50 motions (i.e., motions asking the court to overrule the August 24 jury verdict on certain issues or at least grant a new trial on some issues). I have already commented on Apple's motion...
Assessment of chances of Apple's and Samsung's requests for overruling the jury

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
Rapture of the nerds: will the Singularity turn us into gods or end the human race?

Apple, Google find common ground, team up to buy Kodak patents for $500M

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Apple and Google may not agree on the best mobile mapping software. Or the best way to build a mobile operating system. But they apparently can agree on a good deal when they see one: the two companies have reportedly partnered to purchase Kodak’s bundle of 1,100 imaging patents, according...
Apple, Google find common ground, team up to buy Kodak patents for $500M

Lazy, Hazy, Crazy: The 10 Laws of Behavioral Cloudonomics

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A couple of years ago, I proposed the 10 Laws of Cloudonomics, an attempt to address the economics of cloud computing. Beyond the cloud, though, neo-classical economics has been augmented in recent years by behavioral economics, where psychological anomalies modulate pure rationality. Indeed, purchasing and adoption of clouds are no...
Lazy, Hazy, Crazy: The 10 Laws of Behavioral Cloudonomics
Sacca: Entitlement has crept into startup culture, but rationality is on the rise
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