03
May
2011

Why a Startup is Like a Science Experiment

There are many similarities between a startup and a science experiment.  A science experiment starts with a hypothesis – or a theory of how the world works. The experiment is designed to test that hypothesis.   The hypothesis is based on certain assumptions – usually based on existing knowledge or an existing world view  – […]

14
August
2008

Technological Progress and Innovation

“Any study of the history of technological development reveals that technological progress comes from doing things differently in an unpredictable way. Pocket calculators are not built with vacuum tubes. Supersonic flight is not achieved with propellers. Lasers are not just better light bulbs. In short, the future is definitely NOT a mere extrapolation of the […]