The Interview, Censorship, Terrorism, Dr. Evil, and Lots of Other Stuff

Feld Thoughts

North Korea says huh, what, wait, it wasn’t us and seeks a joint probe with US on Sony hack (yeah – like that is going to happen.) I’m gearing up for a long series of posts about the various books I read on my month off on Bora Bora.

Pyongyang, Vonnegut, and Depression

Feld Thoughts

North Korea has been on my mind lately (fathom that), although I had bought this book a few years ago after Eric Schmidt’s trip to in North Korea. Books digital sabbath North Korea saunders vonnegutAmy and I had another wonderful digital sabbath yesterday. It started Friday at sundown when I put my computer to sleep. I’m using Inbox When Ready and have locked my inbox from Friday at 6pm to Saturday at 11:59pm.

Book #9: A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea

Jeff Hilimire

Each book is ranked on a 5-star scale (5 is best). ** A River in Darkness: One Man’s Escape from North Korea. Heart-breaking, haunting, and deeply insightful, this look at one man’s journey through his life in North Korea is like nothing I’ve ever read before. Amazon’s description of A River of Darkness: The harrowing true story of one man’s life in—and subsequent escape from—North Korea, one of the world’s most brutal totalitarian regimes.

The Laws Don’t – and Can’t – Keep Up With Technology

Feld Thoughts

But my guess is that not much will change, the outrage will move onto something else (hey – what happened to North Korea?), A law with good intentions, but horrible side effects, passed yesterday. You probably haven’t heard about it because of the brouhaha over 97,513 other things. It’s called SESTA/FOSTA and the EFF has a good summary of how Lawmakers Failed to Separate Their Good Intentions from Bad Law.

Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!

Austin Startup

Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 34: Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken

Steve Blank

How do you drop those on North Korea? . Blinken : We found that defectors getting out of North Korea have much greater access than we thought to technology, much of it coming in from China.

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Your No Fear Career

YoungUpstarts

I’m not talking about jumping out of airplanes or crossing the border into North Korea. by Robin Fisher Roffer, author of “ Your No Fear Career “ The office can be a scary place.

The Most Important Political Show on TV

Both Sides of the Table

They also discussed North Korea’s nuclear test this week and what China’s role in containing NK has traditionally been and what it’s doing now.

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Hacking for Defense @ Stanford – Making the World a Safer Place

Steve Blank

North Korea. Introducing Hacking for Defense – Connecting Silicon Valley Innovation Culture and Mindset to the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community. Hacking for Defense is a new course at Stanford’s Engineering School in the Spring of 2016.

Can the Bitcoin code be forbidden by democratic governments?

The Startup Magazine

In North Korea, there are already signs that the bitcoin is being used, both in the capital, in Phenian, but also in cities along the border with China, such as Sakchu and Sinuiju, known for a large number of Chinese traffickers.

Dalhousie University Commencement Speech – 2017

Steve Blank

Today, China, Russia, North Korea and other countries have locked their citizens behind a great firewall. Light a path for the better angels.

The Red Queen Problem – Innovation in the DoD and Intelligence Community

Steve Blank

In the 21st century you need a scorecard to keep track of the threats: Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, ISIS in Yemen/Libya/Philippines, Taliban, Al-Qaeda, hackers for hire, etc. “…it takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place. ”. The Red Queen Alice in Wonderland. Innovation, disruption, accelerators, have all become urgent buzzwords in the Department of Defense and Intelligence community.

Chris Christie Should Own the Cone #trafficgate

This is going to be BIG.

Elect me president and North Korea will experience the worst traffic jam you''ve ever seen.". I am stunned over this #trafficgate scandal where Chris Christie apparently caused a bunch of traffic with some fake road closures in order to strongarm another politico into getting his support. Just stunned. that people don''t think this kind of thing goes on everyday. And stunned that we think this is anywhere near the worst of it.

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Diplomats

crowdSPRING Blog

With the red-hot temperature around the crisis in Syria reduced to a mere boil, and the government in North Korea backing away from the brink I gave some thought this week to what entrepreneurs could learn from global leaders and diplomats in general.

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Twitter Link Roundup #171 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Rare recount of escaping North Korea – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing.

Small Business Tips: Foreign Payments, The Patriot Act, OFAC, and you.

crowdSPRING Blog

The Office of Foreign Assets Control administers and enforces various economic sanctions programs; you may be familiar with the restrictions and embargoes that are placed on countries such as North Korea or Iran which are designed to put foreign policy pressure on those and other governments.

What Every Bitcoin Investor Should Learn From a Dictator Named “Awesome”

Austin Startup

Because Iran, North Korea, drug cartels, tax evaders, and money launderers are using Bitcoin to evade sanctions, bank laws, taxes, and pretty much violate every lawful economic law on the books.

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The Fascinating Aura of Mystery, Awe, and Power Surrounding A Business

Growthink Blog

In other words, to suffer for just one week like the terribly poor, extraordinarily unfortunate and very marketplace mystique - deprived people of North Korea must unconsciously suffer through every day of their lives. Every day I see entrepreneurs trying to find that right balance between keeping their intellectual property confidential while sharing and promoting their business model - especially to investors - whose interest they so very much need to pique.

Revive and Re-purpose: How to Use Old Content for Better Results

Duct Tape Marketing

Newsworthy topics such as NoKor or North Korea’s ballistic missile testing are good examples of such content. Revive and Re-purpose: How to Use Old Content for Better Results written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing.

Jennifer Lopez and the NDA

Growthink Blog

In other words, to suffer for just one week like the terribly poor, extraordinarily unfortunate and very marketplace mystique - deprived people of North Korea must unconsciously suffer through every day of their lives. Every day I see entrepreneurs trying to find that right balance between keeping their intellectual property confidential while sharing and promoting their business model with partners - especially investors - whose interest they so very much need to pique.

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Foursquare? A Bakery?

Growthink Blog

The teapot dictators in Iran and North Korea may get all the ink, but it is the Chinese, Indian, and Brazilian technocrats with their quiet defense of free markets and trade that make hay. Picasso once famously said, “Work is the Ultimate Seduction.” Well, when it comes to the debt we all owe the world’s entrepreneurs and innovators, we should all thank our lucky stars that he was right.

Transcript of Sonic Branding and the New Rules of Marketing and PR

Duct Tape Marketing

You know, you’ve got North Korea over here, and you’ve got the U.S. Transcript of Sonic Branding and the New Rules of Marketing and PR written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Back to Podcast. Transcript.

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