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The Startup Cooperative

In my last post I talked about our new approach to developing startup ideas: doing lots of them in parallel. It was my most visited article to date, and the feedback was that many entrepreneurs are already doing the same

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The Parallel Entrepreneur

My first shot at business was early in college, making simple websites for small companies. It was the first step on a career of company creation. Many years later I’m proud of never having had a real job, and prouder

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Fixing the Boxee Box Remote

Over the last week the remote for my Boxee Box started going a bit weird. I thought that the battery was probably dying, so replaced it, but it still wasn’t working right. After some frustrated experimentation I discovered that I

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Another Boxee Box Fail

Every software update that comes down to my Boxee box seems to be mainly about removing features, not adding them. Their last update hilariously removed volume control from the system, in the name of a consistent user experience. When the

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Disappearing Desktops

It occurred to me recently how terrible it must be to be Microsoft (a common thought). I realized that the Windows user experience is essentially unchanged since I got my first PC, 15 years ago. It ran Windows 95, and

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