Monthly Archives: February 2013

The net

Startups are both an art and a craft.  They are utilitarian and beautifully creative. As with homeopathy, there’s no recognizable science there.  It’s more alchemy than algorithm.  The magic that surrounds them is hard to describe to someone who has always worked for big companies.  Their inner beauty is part of their charm. The formula […]

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The magic cafe

I had just moved, and there was a decadent bakery/cafe five minutes away. On foot. Dangerous. An Angeleno for 20 years, I wasn’t used to being able to walk anywhere. For the last ten+ years I had either lived in the hills or in the woods and going anywhere required at least 15 minutes in […]

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