My focus is using technology to overcome human limits. As a father of a family with disabilities, this has become my mission and personal journey.

Russ Ewell
Silicon Valley, CA
 

Inspiration Tag

The Steve Jobs I heard in ’94, seems like Zuckerberg in 2016

When I moved to Silicon Valley in 1993, the Odyssey by John Sculley was my guidebook.  Guy Kawasaki's "Selling the Dream" came next.  Each of these books placed a man named Steve Jobs on my radar.  According to both Sculley and Kawasaki, this guy Steve Jobs was a special, but prior to my reading he meant little to me. Apple captivated me but not Steve Jobs.  What Sculley and Kawasaki were beginning to make...

The Generalist

"The great strategists of the past kept forests as well as the trees in view. They were generalists, and they operated from an ecological perspective. They understood that the world is a web, in which adjustments made here are bound to have effects over there— that everything is interconnected. Where, though, might one find generalists today? . . . The dominant trend within universities and the think tanks is toward ever-narrower specialization: a...

5 Reasons We Love The Force

“The Force is what gives a Jedi his power. It’s an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us, penetrates us. It binds the galaxy together.” Obi-Wan Kenobi  “The Force Awakens” is upon us, which makes this a good time to reflect on “The Force,” which in my view is the real star in Star Wars.  Obi-Wan Kenobi gave us the best definition of “The Force,” when he explained it to...

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