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Mark Sigal
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Attended University of California, Los Angeles
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Radio Shack is the patron saint of the Disrupted. Internet swallowed the Radio Store, and iPhone swallowed the Radio. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-02/radioshack-is-said-to-discuss-liquidation-as-part-of-sprint-deal
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(NEW POST) Different Relationships with their Phones: iPhone versus Android. http://thenetworkgarden.blogs.com/weblog/2014/12/different-relationships-with-their-phones-iphone-versus-android.html
Two weeks of App Testing with Consumers spotlighted for me the fact that iPhone & Android users have VERY different relationships with their phones. The test case is a mobile marketplace that we are building that has separate iPhone and...
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What open source software libraries are most broadly deployed? http://www.quora.com/What-open-source-software-libraries-are-most-broadly-deployed
I was checking out the Dropbox client on my Mac, when I stumbled upon the following link to open source software libraries used by Dropbox: Dropbox - Does D...
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This is the beginning of all sorts of real world services being tied together by mobile and the cloud. If they offer a rev share, the service could mushroom in a way similar to AdSense. http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/12/uber-api/
Uber wins when you hit the "Request A Ride" button, so shouldn't it try to put that button everywhere? It seemed like a smart plan, so I did some digging and..
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THOUGHT PROVOKING: The True Origins of the American Revolution (on cheating impulses and the libertarian view). http://davidbrin.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-true-origins-of-american-revolution.html
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FASCINATING: Bitcoin and the Digital-Currency Revolution (WSJ)
For all bitcoin’s growing pains, it represents the future of money and global finance.
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Interesting Piece by @gassee about Microsoft’s Mobile Hardware Conundrum. http://www.mondaynote.com/2014/12/22/msft-hardware-futures/
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(NEW ARTICLE) Standing the Test of Time: 5 Thoughts on Apple Watch. http://thenetworkgarden.blogs.com/weblog/2014/09/standing-the-test-of-time-apple-watch.html
“Apple builds great products that enrich people’s lives.” – Tim Cook Continuity is the idea that from Mac to iPhone to iPad to Apple TV to Apple Watch; Whether connecting from Home to Health to Car to the Enterprise, there...
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SMART, LOGICAL: Amazon undercuts Square and PayPal with its own mobile card reader. http://www.engadget.com/2014/08/13/amazon-square-rival/
Square's grand plan to democratize credit card payments has inspired a clutch of imitators, the latest of which is Amazon. The company has just announced
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In the pursuit of business success, we all struggle with it. "It could be better." "It's not quite ready." "I have so much on my plate right now." "I didn't get it done." Sometimes, it's a case of 'better' being...
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SMART: You Are Not Late (@kevin2kelly on why the best of everything has not even been invented yet). https://medium.com/message/you-are-not-late-b3d76f963142
Can you imagine how awesome it would have been to be an entrepreneur in 1985 when almost any dot com name you wanted was…
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Managing Director at BrightStreet Ventures
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  • BrightStreet Ventures
    Managing Director, 2013 - present
  • Unicorn Labs
    Entrepreneur, 2010 - present
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Unicorn Labs maker, O'Reilly + GigaOM writer, Onefeat investor, Bikram Yoga devotee and Lakers lifer.
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