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Reskilling: New Jobs, New skills.

It's learning. Just not as we know it. from accenture Slide deck touching on the reskilling that is going to be required as AI shakes up the jobs out...

Blockchain: Ben Horowitz

Lot’s of discussion around Blockchain, I found this video to be a simple primer that frames the opportunity well. Thanks to AVC (https://avc.com/2018/09/video-of-the-week-ben-horowitz-on-crypto/) for...

Bezos Most Brilliant Move

It is not what you may guess and it’s not sexy, its API’s! Someone recently asked me what I thought was one of the most important factors to their success and I believe a lot gets tracked back to an internal memo back that read something like this:  All teams will henceforth expose their data and functionality through service interfaces.Teams must communicate with each other through these...

Amazon ads (SEM / CPC)

Hearing more and more about companies popping up to think about the ad universe on Amazon. Most is focused on SEM / CPC, but a great article from today’s NY Times, Amazon Sets Its Sights on the $88 Billion Online Ad Market: Amazon, which has already reshaped and dominated the online retail landscape, is quickly gathering momentum in a new, highly profitable arena: online advertising, where it is rapidly...

Opportunity Zones

Super excited about the possibilities here. Traveling throughout the country, you see areas that have been in the driver’s seat when it comes to innovation (places like Silicon Valley, Boston, Santa Monica, etc.) and when they see success, it breeds infrastructure for others to be successful (see post on Harvard Innovation Lab as an example) and a higher quality of life for a lot of people involved in a...

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