“She was beginning to wonder what was most responsible for keeping them homeless: her drug…
I’ve become late-to-the party obsessed with independent film company A24.
I first became aware of A24 after seeing ‘American Honey’ and being surprised at how long that movie stuck with me, even though it was far from perfect.
One of my 2018 New Year’s Resolutions was to read more. As a forcing function, I’m going to capture my thoughts on books I read this year…
“I can’t do it this month. Let’s do it next month.”
When you hear adults lovingly describing their Mum or Dad, they use one phrase over and over.
They spent a lot of time with me.
I was struck by Simon Black’s description of his late father in this interview, at 2:41:
The only deflating thing about my first year being an investor was coming to terms with the fact that my main job is…
Pay attention to what happens to your energy when you spend time with someone.
There is an apocryphal saying in venture investing, that investors are looking to invest in “lines not dots”.
In a growing company, at some point, the CEO’s time will become a brake on progress.
It is difficult to find a place in your mental latticework to hang the concept of being a Dad.
We were in an IKEA when Donald Trump became president.
Apple’s install base is now 1.3B.
My two year old son discovered the word ‘why’ this weekend.
The best book I’ve read on managing money is David Swensen’s ‘Unconventional Success: A Fundamental…
Over the past two decades, technology companies have ridden a wave of trust and goodwill.
On his personal site today, Bill Gates is calling Steven Pinker’s new book ‘Enlightenment…
“When my graduate students write labored work out of some misplaced sense of obligation, I tell them…
Brett Whiteley’s ‘The balcony 2’ is my favourite painting.
I first connected with Niki in 2010, after sending him this tweet.
In November, we moved back to Australia after 7 years in America.
“One of the biases of retrospection is to believe that the moral crises of the past were clearer than our own — that, had…
When it comes to classical music, it’s hard to know where to start.
I finally watched The Godfather.