What’s So Funny?


I like to watch them too and my kids ask me (while they are laughing) why I think they are so funny and I tell them “I just do.&# They are Penguins of Madagascar (based on the DreamWorks movie series Madagascar ) and Emmy award winning Disney channel’s Phineas and Ferb. King Julien, the ring-tailed lemur, cracks me up in his self absorbed ways in Penguins of Madagascar. To me, a sense of humor is really important.

The Business Of Movies


Madagascar 3 – Europe’s Most Wanted. movie reviews music brave brokeback mountain casa de mi padre gwyneth paltrow hysteria madagascar men in black movies new year's eve rock of ages sliding doors the raven tom cruise will ferrell will smithGood movies provide such wonderful and safe escapes from our daily worlds into world’s dreamed up by others or into accelerated views of someone else’s “true events.”


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Founder Interview: Michel Ruiz on Augmented Reality and Building the KaviAR Tech Startup

The Startup Magazine

Here’s more from The Startup Magazine Founder Interview series. We interviewed Michel Ruiz, CEO and co-founder of KaviAR Tech , an augmented reality software startup headquartered in Paris.

Michel Ruiz Provides a Needed Diversion: Interview with KaviAR Tech

The Startup Magazine

The concept is very easy to use: once you’ve downloaded the application, you will find a library of destinations, you pick a destination, such as a gorgeous beach in Madagascar or a charming streetscape in Paris, and you set the door in front of you in your living room, garden or home.

A butterfly flaps its wings and you make a sale

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

It's easy to be taken in by the idea of the Butterfly Effect : That a butterfly gently flapping its wings in the jungles of Madagascar can indirectly cause a Typhoon off the coast of Jakarta. Or, updating for modern-day relevancy, Naomi Dunford pounds a curse word into a Wordpress and Brian Clark makes $172. Or Dave McClure releases a silent-but-deadly outside a Menlo Park Starbucks and a social media company gets funded in Boston.

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Disrupting Finance From Above: Wealthfront


I can ping Madagascar from my desktop in California in 368ms, but it takes 72 hours for a U.S. Many entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley believe that the financial services industry in the United States is “ripe for disruption. ” The basis of this argument is really two fold. First, they believe that the current offerings from the financial incumbents are lacking.