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Fred Wilson tried a Sonos system in his house as a way of playing online music everywhere. I was looking for this sort of thing three years ago.


I spend a few hours a day reading and most of that is on the computer. Email, feeds, discussion forums, and just random links take up quite a bit of time. Excercise doesn’t bother me, but the monotony of excercise does—I love participating in sports, but can’t stand an excercise bike. I’ve often thought it would be great if I could combine my reading time with a treadmill or stationary bike. Now Brad Feld shows of his Treadputer and I’m jealous.

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The Seattle Mariners have a fantastic series of commercials. Talk to the Glove is my favorite.

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As much as I like baseball, the commercials that vendors make featuring soccer are always much more fun.

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Great prodct managers own the outcomes (May 14)
Being a product manager means never having to say, "that's not my job."
Too Big To Fail (Apr 9)
When a company piles resources on a new product idea, it doesn't have room to fail. That keeps it from succeeding.
Go small (Apr 4)
The strengths of a large organization are the opposite of what makes innovation work. Starting something new requires that you start with a small team.
Start with a Belief (Apr 1)
You can't use data to build products unless you start with a hypothesis.
Mastery doesn’t come from perfect planning (Dec 21)
In a ceramics class, one group focused on a single perfect dish, while another made many with no quality focus. The result? A lesson in the value of practice over perfection.
The Dark Side of Input Metrics (Nov 27)
Using input metrics in the wrong way can cause unexpected behaviors, stifled creativity, and micromanagement.
Reframe How You Think About Users of your Internal Platform (Nov 13)
Changing from "Customers" to "Partners" will give you a better perspective on internal product development.
Measuring Feature success (Oct 17)
You're building features to solve problems. If you don't know what success looks like, how did you decide on that feature at all?

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