I'm having a motivation/nerd style movie marathon this weekend; it’s a way to relax after a hectic week somewhere in between working on three projects simultaneously and driving back and forth to Vegas for about 16 hours; which stands next to my only previous record of 17 hours from LA to
Anyways, Rob gave me startup.com and The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires which, I must say are page turners of the movies. I liked Pirates of Silicon Valley but I like these more; they seem to have more substance and authenticity to it, must be because of seeing too much Gates and Jobs in it. I'm sure in 2010, there would be a full length episode about Google, from $85 to $285 and becoming an $80bn company.
Now I'm off to watch Aviator, another story of vision and enthusiasm unfolding. Now that reminds me of a quote my MIL's put on her fridge.
You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life.
Dr. James G. Bilkey
Talking about traveling, we recently drive 3500 miles in 4 days; from LA to
Now it seems like I have a whole lot to cover; Better start working on it.