One of those l o n g days; I got up at 0400, drove to Vista, had meetings all day (performance reviews!), then met friends for dinner in Santa Monica, and now here I am again, twenty hours later. Whew. Yes, I am tied, and yes, my blogging will suffer for it...
Yesterday we noted was Darwin's 200th birthday; sadly, Mark Frauenfelder notes 4 in 10 believe in evolution. Even the way that's worded is misleading, evolution isn't something you believe in, it is a theory you accept or deny. Sort of like gravity, or the fact that the Earth is spherical.
Elon Musk blogs Tesla to be profitable by mid-year. So be it, good for them. Even if it does require a $350M loan from the government to get there...
I've mentioned visiting Facebook more and more often; apparently I'm not the only one, as Techcrunch reports Facebook just took the top spot among social media sites. So be it. I think there's a lot more to Facebook than some of these other "media properties".
An interesting post about investing from Eric Wiesen and Stuart Ellman: Rolling 8 the hard way. "Experience in the venture business teaches many lessons. One that is often painfully learned is very easy to see from a distance but hard to see when down in the trenches. There are easy ways to make money and there are hard ways." Indeed.