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Here's where I explain how "supportive" friends on social media make everyone stupid 
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Here's where I explain how creating the perfect world is even trickier than creating the perfect woman http://pandodaily.com/2013/11/07/creating-the-perfect-world-is-trickier-than-you-think/
In the movie "Ruby Sparks," a novelist played by Paul Dano falls in love with a character he’s written, whom he believes is the ideal woman. Eventually, she comes to life and they have a relationsh...
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Here's where I explain why hustling 24/7 is bad for you and bragging about it makes you look like an amateur http://pandodaily.com/2013/10/31/hustle-and-flow/ …
I have a good friend who, in an attempt to look productive and important, is constantly tweeting and posting about how hard he’s hustling. Not only are his boasts painfully transparent, but sadly, ...
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Here's where I explain why entrepreneurs are becoming a dime a dozen http://pandodaily.com/2013/10/24/entrepreneurship-has-become-as-commoditized-as-college/ 
As most of you know, the tech industry has made a sport out of bashing college. One of the core criticisms of higher education is that college degrees have become ubiquitous and commoditized. The a...
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Here's where I explain why Tech founders are kidding themselves when it comes to entrepreneurship http://pandodaily.com/2013/10/17/by-definition-silicon-valley-has-few-legitimate-entrepreneurs/
In the New York Times excerpt of Nick Bilton’s upcoming book about Twitter, there’s a line where he mentions how it’s an oddity that startup founders refer to themselves as “entrepreneurs,” since m...
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Here's where I question the logic of cities trying to emulate Silicon Valley  http://pandodaily.com/2013/10/10/is-tech-really-the-right-bet-for-anytown-usa/
These days just about every place is trying to create its own Silicon Valley. Everyone is so completely sold on technology as the savior of the economy, we now have Silicon Canal, Silicon Slopes, S...
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I wrote a guest post for +Brian Solis  that explains how social media discourages aid to things like the Typhoon Haiyan http://bit.ly/1eZkNgu
Tweet. November 16, 2013; No Comments · shutterstock_1360440. Guest post by Francisco Dao, noted tech author and founder of 50Kings. If you logged on to any of your social media accounts this past Monday you undoubtedly saw an outpouring of posts thanking our veterans for their sacrifice along ...
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Here's where I explain why we don't really control our fate.  http://pandodaily.com/2013/11/05/life-turns-on-just-a-few-moments/
Have you ever wondered how your life turned out the way it did? Or if you're young and just starting out, what will determine your future? Most people think the course of their lives are wholly bor...
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Here's where I ask you to think about what drives you -  http://pandodaily.com/2013/10/29/is-it-better-to-be-motivated-by-money-or-ego/
Over dinner last week, my friend Micah explained there are essentially two types of bloggers, those motivated by money and those motivated by ego. As he made his argument about the different incent...
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Here's where I explain how not worrying about money changed my life -  http://pandodaily.com/2013/10/22/operating-on-a-character-driven-os/ 
Nine years ago, after starting several businesses that had left me dissatisfied, I decided I would stop focusing on money and only pursue things that were interesting to me. At the time, I just wan...
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Here's where I explain why you shouldn't listen to all the tech industry talk about following your passion http://pandodaily.com/2013/10/15/how-silicon-valley-limits-your-thinking/
People often point out the “anything is possible” spirit of Silicon Valley, but there’s a downside to the constant talk. For those still searching for their true calling, or even just an opportunit...
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Here's where I explain why mid-tier VCs are fucked -  http://pandodaily.com/2013/10/08/vcs-sears-and-the-disappearing-middle-market/
A few weeks ago, I was chatting with Satya Patel of Homebrew about trends in the venture capital industry. For reasons you’ve probably heard before -- startups require less money, Angel List has op...
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