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Springfield M6 Scout survival rifle review

I just posted a video review of the Springfield M6 Scout survival rifle. This rifle was originally issued to pilots in the Air Force in the case that they had to ditch their planes in a remote part of the world where a rescue attempt would take days. The pilot … Read the rest

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Formula 1 Austin 2014 with Techstars is insanely fun

I attended Formula 1 in Austin this year with the Techstars teams organized by Andy who is their director of fun. She setup what was undoubtedly my favorite Formula 1 experience.

Thank you Andy!

Here are some photos from the day. My favorite is the one Marko took of the … Read the rest

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Earn money for your content on Medium

Is it possible to monetize your content on Medium?

You have to hand it to the folks at Medium, they know how to make a snazzy blog editor. It is such a pleasure to write long form content on Medium and many folks like me are getting sucked into its … Read the rest

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Teach your kids how to paint to make them better entrepreneurs


Painting by Bob Ross

When I was ten years old my mom dropped me off at a rich widow’s mansion to take oil painting lessons in her basement. I learned to paint Bob Ross style scenics with oil and acrylic paint, a ritual that I despised. This was all part … Read the rest

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Why technology startups shouldn’t file for software patents

In March 2011 Alexander Bibighaus and I celebrated over a couple of beers. We just completed the filing process for our first software patent. It was a glorious achievement for both of us. We became good friends in college and we always spoke of starting a company together. Years later … Read the rest

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How I helped Microsoft Bungie Studios launch Halo 2 with content and engagement


I helped microsoft’s Bungie Studios launch their Halo 2 game to the tune of $100 million in presales revenue. In June of 2005 Bungie Studios who at the time was owned by Microsoft Corporation published a technical case study on the MSDN blog about their successful launch of Halo 2 … Read the rest

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My introduction of iBeacon restaurant app Mahana at SXSW 2014

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I had the honor of introducing super hot startup Mahana at Capital Factory’s demo day during SXSW 2014. Mahana is an iBeacon restaurant app and service that informs me how long the wait is at a restaurant and makes me a VIP when decide to go. Using … Read the rest

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Epic office hours at Capital Factory SXSW 2014

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Someone from Capital Factory posted this on Twitter. If you look closely you’ll see me in the photo wearing my black glasses and a red shirt.… Read the rest

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Working LEGO Computer Keyboardyoutube.com This Lego keyboard is…

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This Lego keyboard is awesome. I’m such a geek for wanting to build one with my kids.… Read the rest

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Prisoners ‘could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight…

Prisoners ‘could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours’

By Rhiannon Williams, telegraph.co.uk

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim

Future biotech­nol­o­gy could be used to trick a pris­on­er’s mind into think­ing they have

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