Archive for January, 2013

  • Some Thoughts On LinkedIn Endorsements
    Posted by on January 29th, 2013 at 12:16 am, Comments: 0

    LinkedIn Endorsements are going to be an incredibly powerful data set as the feature continues to spread throughout that network. But it’s always interesting to see some of the backlash against data sets like this that people perceive as flawed because the intelligence layer has not been added on top of it yet. Why do [...]

  • Admitting What You Don’t Know Is Far More Important Than Skill For Entrepreneurial Success
    Posted by on January 28th, 2013 at 1:23 pm, Comments: 0

    One of the reasons, I think the main reason, that I am a good trader is due to my ability to measure my own emotions extremely well from a distance. That isn’t to say I can control them well, I wear my emotions on my sleeve, that’s just the type of person I am, it’s [...]

  • What Tim Cook Should Have Said About Apple’s Share Price At His Town Hall Meeting
    Posted by on January 27th, 2013 at 5:07 pm, Comments: 0

    Scene: After reporting Apple’s most profitable quarter ever a day earlier, Tim Cook holds a town hall meeting at Apple headquarters to discuss the fact that its stock is in a nosedive and down 10% post earnings. Tim Cook: Ok, ok, settle down everyone, and John please take out those bionic contact lenses they are [...]

  • New Estimize Scoring System and Leaderboards
    Posted by on January 7th, 2013 at 6:25 pm, Comments: 0

    While you probably noticed the design overhaul on Estimize, you may have missed the updated scoring system and leaderboards that we rolled out yesterday. After listening to the community’s feedback as well as many internal debates, we realized that our existing scoring wasn’t meeting the goals that we originally set out to achieve and it [...]

  • 10 Favorite Stocks (and Trends) For 2013
    Posted by on January 6th, 2013 at 1:22 am, Comments: 0

    Before I get into my 10 favorite stocks for 2013, we’ll take a few minutes for broader trends. You may also want to review last year’s picks and trends, suffice to say we crushed it. Collaborative Consumption has crossed the chasm and is now a massive mainstream trend. 2013 will be the year when this [...]