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Moneyball and the Investment Readiness Level-video

Steve Blank

19:30 The Oakland A’s and Moneyball. 3:36 The 3 Components of the Lean Startup. 6:00 Teaching startups & companies Lean: The Lean LaunchPad class. 11:00 Teaching Educators Lean: The Lean LaunchPad Educators class. 11:31 Instrumenting Startups: Via Launchpad Central Software. 15:22 NASA and Technology Readiness Level (TRL).

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Hacking for Defense @ Stanford 2020 Lesson Learned Presentations

Steve Blank

Instead of students or faculty coming in with their own ideas — we now have them working on societal problems, whether they’re problems for the State Department or the Department of Defense, or non-profits/NGOs, or for the City of Oakland or for energy or the environment, or for anything they’re passionate about.

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The Seven Deadly Sins Of Digital User Experience

YoungUpstarts

Thelton McMillian is the founder & CEO of Oakland, CA-based Comrade, a design and strategy agency that creates digital products and services like mobile and Web apps to help businesses improve their user experience. Thelton can be reached at thelton@comradeagency.com. .

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Book: Neon Fever Rising

Feld Thoughts

When Eliot wrote Cumulus, he moved away from Mara but retrenched in his home town of Oakland. You’ll have to wait a little while for it, but this time, instead of Oakland, Eliot takes us to Burning Man and spend 90% of the book there over the course of a week. And then came Neon Fever Rising.

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Turning the microphone over

Startup Lessons Learned

For those that don’t know, I live in downtown Oakland which has been one of the protest flashpoints. On Friday night, the Target near my house, which is where I go to get the majority of my essentials, was looted and set on fire. What can you do as an individual?

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Hacking for Defense @ Stanford 2021 Lessons Learned Presentations

Steve Blank

Steve Weinstein started Hacking for Impact (Non-Profits) and Hacking for Local (Oakland) at U.C. From its beginning with our Stanford class, Hacking for Defense is now offered in over 50 universities in the U.S., as well as in the UK and Australia. Berkeley, and Hacking for Oceans at both Scripps and UC Santa Cruz.

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Book: Cumulus

Feld Thoughts

Eliot nails a dystopian future set in Oakland that incorporates the evolution of all the tech we are currently using. If you are a looking for an awesome sci-fi book to read, download Cumulus by Eliot Peper right now. And, if you want some independent confirmation from others not named me, this just happened.

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