“As humans we overestimate the rate of change, but underestimate the degree of change” … Overestimating the rate of change gave us the Internet bubble, underestimating the degree of change is giving us confusion over privacy.”—This is spot on! It applies to so many things, not just the Internet and privacy. From Albert Wenger at Union Square Ventures in talking about privacy. http://bit.ly/aiP7kj
“—including the board’s decision to scratch hip-hop from a list of notable artistic trends. (It was replaced by country-western music.)”—
One of the new Texas School Board standards currently being considered and expected to pass. I doesn’t matter what the platform or motives are. This tells me all I need to know about their intentions and their philosophies.
“Andrey does not want to run a Russian company; it requires too much bribery. “My perfect plan is that I don’t ever return to Moscow,” he says.”—The feeling of 17 year old Chat Roulette founder as Andrey Ternovski has about doing business in Russia. I think we easily forget how great America is for doing business. http://bit.ly/9RANwC
“Here’s a simple MBA lesson: borrow money to buy things that go up in value. Borrow money if it improves your productivity and makes you more money.”—They should drill this into the head of every H.S. kid in America Seth Godin. http://bit.ly/dcIrUI.