Ask not what government can do for startups…

There’s an interesting debate happening at Roundtable about entrepreneurship and public policy that includes some of my favourite people in the tech world such as Esther Dyson and Anil Dash. I generally come down on the side of public policy being able to help startups and create jobs, but only if it does things sensibly. […]

Helping people work out what to do with their lives

It’s been a day of sad news. I guess I knew it was coming but I woke up this morning to find out that Steve Jobs had died. I’m glad that his commencement address at Stanford is doing the rounds — it is a fantastic talk. It’s filled with emotion and insight but I also love the […]