Monthly Archives: October 2010

How True Entrepreneurs Avoid Vampires

The types of software and communications startups I deal with every day face difficult challenges in developing their early customers. These sales are inherently complex because the dollar price invoiced is far outweighed by internal effort required by the customer … Continue reading

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On the new MacBook Air. And why we’re investing in the Cloud above it.

I am rarely seen without my much-loved MacBook Air (MBA) — which is 33 months old — so several people have asked me whether I will be upgrading to the newly announced MBAs, and whether it may be right for … Continue reading

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A100 – perspective to do the right thing

I’ve been brainstorming with a few like-minded folks in recent months about ways to help make the Alberta environment more conducive to success for budding entrepreneurs. This came from a shared commitment to working with start-up companies because we believe … Continue reading

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First 10,000km in a Ford 150

It’s October now and I realize that I’ve only driven my sports car once this year. I live in the country and need a 4WD truck. I used to keep an old truck as a second vehicle, but nine months … Continue reading

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Using Apple TV (second generation) in Canada

Originally written October, 2010 and updated December, 2011. The $119 Apple TV arrived in Calgary yesterday so I picked one up and connected it to our projector. I like the idea of buying content a la carte rather than paying … Continue reading

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