”The venture business in general is wildly undisciplined about throwing good money after bad. There are so many companies in Silicon Valley that have raised $30 million and done absolutely nothing with it.”

Mike Maples

“ In order to increase serendipity in your life you must increase your vulnerability ”

John Hagel

And just as Steve [Jobs] loved ideas, and loved making stuff, he treated the process of creativity with a rare and a wonderful reverence. You see, I think he better than anyone understood that while ideas ultimately can be so powerful, they begin as fragile, barely formed thoughts, so easily missed, so easily compromised, so easily just squished.

Quote from Jony Ive

(Source: brycedotvc)

Email should be in here as well

Email should be in here as well

When I am grown up I will understand how BEAUTIFUL it feels to administrate my life effectively.

Until then I will continue to TORCH all correspondence that bores me and to DANCE NAKED over the remnants of its still glowing embers.

— The interesting thoughts of Edward Morton (like the first bit, love the second)
“ Do you have a passion of stunning food?……Do you love exciting new dining experiences?…..And do you like to try something very special?….If you do, The Nelson Tavern in Mudeford on the edge of Christchurch is made just for you. This is a place for people who love exceptional food. And I do mean exceptional. The main bar area is tastefully presented with a slightly oriental feel and serves tradional food to standards unprecidented in the area. The other side is the Pacific 23 Restaurant which serves Thai food that is the best you will ever taste, anywhere. Everything here is perfection. The building, the decor, the food and service. It all provides a lovely feel of relaxation and an exciting vibancy that seduces you with its elegance. It really is exceptional in every way and if you like fresh fish and Lobsters, this is where you need to go because uniquely they have their own Lobster tank. So, if you only go out once in your life to dine, make sure it it here because The Nelson Tavern really is the best there is. ”

Best restaurant review ever, we’re off to the Nelson Tavern tomorrow :)

Restaurants in Christchurch - Dorset

Just switched to these protein bars, lower overall calorie count at 180 and still very high protein to carb ratio (25g:14g).  This is the only bar I could find with anything like this ratio at below 200 cals.

Just switched to these protein bars, lower overall calorie count at 180 and still very high protein to carb ratio (25g:14g).  This is the only bar I could find with anything like this ratio at below 200 cals.

Watson Jeopardy Full Final Game (Day 3 Feb 16) (by tubesoleum)

I am the very model of a singularitarian (by kjgumbs)

20. Mind Control Gaming
Our brains give off little electrical signals, this is how brain scanners monitor brain activity. The latest technology allows the control of a mouse via thought power alone.

It makes sense that entertainment applications for this will appear and one company at CES was showing off a game where two people’s minds are pitted literally against one another. Contestants wear lightweight brain scanners and attempt to move a hovering ball towards the other person. The winner is the person who gets the ball to the other side.

It’s a fascinating idea, and although I was dubious a little - it seemed to rely on level of concentration regardless of what you were thinking about - it drew a large crowd and is sure to be a huge class of products in future. Look for Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony to implement this in years to come.

I had a go myself and failed miserably. Where’s Yoda when you need him.


My view:
I want this! Looking forward to the non gaming applications as well.

Just bought this as have been meaning to start supplementing with vitamin D for a while.  According to this article and others vitamin D3 is the way to go (not D2), soft gels are better than tablets (much), and having supplemented for c8 weeks I should get a blood test to see if my levels are where they should be - so I’m starting with 5,000 IUs daily.  Details of the test in the article.  It is possible to take too much Vitamin D, but it looks like I would have to take an AWFUL LOT to get there.
Healthy Origins Highest Potency Vitamin D3 5,000 IU 360 Softgels: Amazon.co.uk: Health & Beauty

Just bought this as have been meaning to start supplementing with vitamin D for a while.  According to this article and others vitamin D3 is the way to go (not D2), soft gels are better than tablets (much), and having supplemented for c8 weeks I should get a blood test to see if my levels are where they should be - so I’m starting with 5,000 IUs daily.  Details of the test in the article.  It is possible to take too much Vitamin D, but it looks like I would have to take an AWFUL LOT to get there.

Healthy Origins Highest Potency Vitamin D3 5,000 IU 360 Softgels: Amazon.co.uk: Health & Beauty