Archive for the ‘Discourse’ Category

February 22, 2012 0

Jeremy Lin – Asian American Linning

By in Discourse, Thoughts

Tweet Wanted to put a short post out there to describe how big the Jeremy Lin phenomenon is for the Asian American community. I was in NYC right after his breakout performance against the Nets where he came off the bench to score 25 pts and lead the Knicks to victory.  This was before his […]

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October 21, 2011 2

The Fall of Facebook (and other giants): Disruption in Digital Media

By in Business School, Discourse, Technology, Thoughts

Tweet (also featured at the Online Economy Class Blog here)   Clayton Christensen, the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, describes in his oft discussed theory on disruptive innovation a cycle within businesses that causes incumbents within an industry to continually pursue the creation of higher performance products.  The […]

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February 13, 2010 1

Space Travel – Battle!

By in Discourse, Science

Tweet Yesterday, Jacob responded to my opinion on space travel and, in typical Jake like fashion, disagreed with me.  What was atypical, however, was the touchy feely (hopey changey) tone that his disagreement took on.  Hearing a guy who does not vote because he determined through economic analysis that it is not worth his time […]

January 8, 2010 0

Friendly Discourse – Round 1

By in Discourse

Tweet Every once in a while, usually after receiving a 5 page email from him about the newest controversy around the current administration’s [INSERT TYPE OF POLICY] plan, I encourage my buddy Jacob to start a blog.  While that encouragement is usually met with polite agreement and nothing else, today I was able to convince […]