blog – February 01, 2021

Valley Boy And The Maltese Falcon

Dream 10X Blog The Maltese Falcon is one of the largest and fastest sailing vessels in the world. She is a marvelous example of technological innovation allowing for single-handed operation on the 'Big Briney.' After catching a glimpse of S/Y Maltese Falcon online, I had to find out more about her owner, which led me to the reading of 'Valley Boy - The Education of Tom Perkins'. Welcome to the world of high-tech venture capital (VC) investing. And it all started with Georges Doriot at Harvard Business School... Read More ›

blog – January 19, 2021

'The Ride Of A Lifetime' by Robert Iger: How To Chart An Incredible Career

Dream 10X Blog Robert Iger started working for ABC 45 years ago as a young Studio Manager. I'm quite sure that when he started his job at ABC he had no idea where the journey would take him, culminating with his leadership role as CEO of Disney. While at Disney, Mr. Iger has added tremendous value to the Disney brand by acquiring highly creative and energetic companies such as Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and 21st Centry Fox, melding these companies into a creative juggernaut much greater, and more valuable, than the sum of their individual parts. Read More ›

blog – January 05, 2021

'The Snowball' by Alice Schroeder: Meditations On The Oracle Of Omaha

Dream 10X Blog Can you imagine being a Stock Broker in 1929 during one of the largest stock market crashes in American history? Howard Buffett, Warren Buffett's dad, started working as a Stock Broker in 1927. Warren Buffett was born just ten months after the great stock market crash of October 29, 1929. He was the second child of Howard and Leila Buffett. Hard financial times and plunging stock (and dollar) values framed the background of Warren Buffett's entrance into the world...a world in which he was soon to dominate. Read More ›

blog – December 16, 2020

'The Age Of Spiritual Machines' by Ray Kurzweil

Dream 10X Blog Continuing in the same vein as last week's podcast episode, we discuss Ray Kurzweil's 1999 book, 'The Age Of Spiritual Machines'. The pace of technological innovation sometimes seems like it will never abate, but at the same time, Gordon Moore's Law (doubling of computing speed every two years) seems to be drawing to a physical end. Will the future of humans be subsumed by our increasingly advanced technological innovations, or will we eventually find balance in life? Read More ›

blog – December 7, 2020

Thinking About Human and Machine Learning

Dream 10X Blog This week we talk about Josh Waitzkin's book, 'The Art of Learning', and how apropos the learning principles he presents are to what I am currently learning about Machine Learning and AI. Are machines becoming better employees than humans? How can we humans learn more, deeper and faster, to compete against the machines? Read More ›