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Archive for March, 2010

Again, a fascinating and thought provoking TED talk; this time by Eric Topol, M.D,  a noted cardiologist and currently the Director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute in La Jolla, California, which is funded by a grant by the NIH to accelerate to research to change medicine.  Worth anyone’s 15 minutes to watch this. (more…)

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An informative discussion on investing in India in 2010.
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On Friday March 5, the 10 billionth tweet was made by a Twitter user.  An astronomical figure, a sure sign of how Twitter has become a formidable media network.  While there has been lots written about Twitter’s business model and its ability to generate real revenues, the usage model has created interesting implications in many ways, some unintended and surprising.   For me,  two interesting developments of Twitter in my professional life are in the areas of competitive intelligence, investor relations, legal compliance and public relations. (more…)

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I recently took a new job working directly in the city of San Francisco, within the Financial District to be exact.   Living in the peninsula 20+ miles away, I’m now taking public transportation to work for about 45 minutes (one way).  Compared to the last 10 years of driving, commuting on the train offers a completely different dimension to the day.  Furthermore, for a guy like me who loves to observe what’s around me, public transportation is a very fruitful environment for observation.    Without further adieu, here are my observations, tips, and lesson’s from a month’s worth of public transportation on the Caltrain, the Muni Light Rail, and occasionally the BART.  The observations will be listed in the following categories: Observations,  Lessons, Tips and Suggestions, Phones & Technology, and Differences between the BART, Muni, and Caltrain. (more…)

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