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Too many founders have sacrificed the WHY in the process of speeding up the WHAT and HOW.

French economist Thomas Piketty has written an extraordinarily important book. Open-minded readers will surely find themselves unable to ignore the evidence and arguments he has brought to bear… 

French economist Thomas Piketty has written an extraordinarily important book. Open-minded readers will surely find themselves unable to ignore the evidence and arguments he has brought to bear… 

(Source: ft.com)

The question today is: has lock in (due to social network power) become so powerful that power users can’t leave, even if they’re tired of being treated like people who marketers seem to believe want something too-simple* and dumb? Without a doubt, networks yearn to be bigger and more inclusive. The challenge is to do that without losing what made them work.

Seth’s Blog: You are not the lowest common denominator

In other words: To what degree can a social networking tool enable personal and brand social networks to scale?

(via abnerg)

Eric Ladizinsky: Evolving Scalable Quantum Computers

D-Wave processor bling, runs 35,500x faster than Xeon E5. Pic via Steve Jurvetson.

D-Wave processor bling, runs 35,500x faster than Xeon E5. Pic via Steve Jurvetson.

What a fantastic job Google is doing scaling its developer community.   

What a fantastic job Google is doing scaling its developer community.   

(Source: sites.google.com)