Kickstarter, the Golden Calf, and Galileo

I love Kickstarter. To me it’s a place where a ‘60s sensibility of commune meets and marries the power of the digital age. And the beauty of the Kickstarter model is that it builds on our human desire to be a part of something new and exciting…and of course, that all too human penchant for…

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What Would Houdini Have Said?

Call me a Luddite. Tell me that I’m not a digital native. Berate me. Harangue me. Frankly, I don’t care – because I just don’t get it…. Snapchat: ‘How To Make $3 Billion-Or Was It $4 Billion-Disappear’ (And Other Quotes Of The Week) It’s not the founders’ (perhaps) brilliant chutzpah that mystifies me – nor…

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Do You Wear a Watch?

Do you wear a watch? By watch I mean an analog device, with hands sweeping around a dial, possibly augmented by “complications” as they are known, and all designed to look good on your wrist. Further – do you own more than one? For example, one with a leather band for dressing up…maybe one with…

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Save the World a Click at a Time

If you could save the world, what would you do? How would you save it? Where would you start? Let me share the views of a few folks…see if you agree or get inspired.  Listen: “With our love, we could save the world.” George Harrison “Music will save the world.” Pablo Casals “The only thing…

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