Monthly Archives: October 2008

Sequoia Chart

Cross posted You have everything planned. Strategy is brilliant, wheels are turning, projects are in motion, future is unrolling. You feel good and can almost taste success. Unexpectedly, something big happened: two big buildings collapsed, a hurricane wreaked havoc, an … Continue reading

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100 Days

Juniper reminds of China all the time: energetic, optimistic, impatient, and creative: precious like a talented young adult ready to change the world. All what’s needed is a good tool chest and some practicing. Read more…

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Exactly!

You probably knew my stance on DRM (digital rights management). My previous employer does a substantial amount of business with the proponents of DRM and that toned down the intensity of my opinion. Hey, you cannot be a VP of … Continue reading

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Money vs. Wealth

What happens when you pump money into a society? A society’s productivity (real GDP) grows slowly. Over time, the prodoctivity accumulated into wealth. Part of the wealth is liquid: money in various forms. Money serves to convert one form of … Continue reading

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She won

My kid, a young female grew up in silicon valley and attended college in SoCal, came up to me during the debate (she did not watch, but stayed in the hearing vicinty), and proclaimed, “She won.” “How can you possibly … Continue reading

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SiMaTai: the Sequel

I hiked this section of the Great Wall just 4 months ago. No doubt it is the most challenging and enjoyable part of the Great Wall near Beijing. The views are spectacular, the breezes are soothing, the stairs are punishing, … Continue reading

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