It was a quiet week in the TriCities…as we continue the build of Simplimedia. This week we got this site (shell) up, and we started playing with a few ideas that may serve us later. I’ve been cleaning out the foundational stuff and organizing Simplifilm’s business documents for later recall. It’s not sexy work, and…

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One of the 3-4 coolest posts I’ve ever seen was from Elon Musk. When he started Tesla he wrote a plan – publicly – in the early days of blogging. That he checked a lot of boxes remains an impressive burst of vision. So I will do the same: Where We Are Today. Right now,…

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“If You’re Not Embarrassed By The First Version Of Your Product, You’ve Launched Too Late” -Reid Hoffman, Founder of LinkedIn.b The image above is the famously bad first version of Amazon.Com in the mid-to-late 1990s. They’ve come a long way to become one of the most valuable companies in the entire world.  They’ve build something remarkable, right?…

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What would I do? I’d shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders. -Michael Dell, giving advice to Steve Jobs when Jobs returned to Apple in 1997. There is a temptation to race to the bottom. To think in terms of ‘what’s the cheapest way to do this,’ or ‘how can I…

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