James Murphy talks about his aspiration to design the NYC subway system with sound. It’s refreshing to hear about designing an experience that builds community and a sense of place through tone.
betaworks: Openbeta Syndicates - Two Weeks In...
Two weeks ago, we announced a plan to syndicate investments as part of our Openbeta program. 72 hours after our announcement, we had successfully completed (although we’re still closing) our first investment syndicate in a company we’ve fallen in love with called Estimote.
There’s been a lot…
The most grounded perspective yet in the potential reality of syndicates through the lens of tempered optimism and a long view of focused, intervention-based innovation.
LV mix for Boiler Room
[Broadcasted on Friday 21st August 2013]
Feeling this mix today - get your recommended daily allowance of heavyweight bass, funk and soul.
“It’s not so much coachable as practice. I think the great danger for people as they progress through their careers is they rely on intuition informed by old data. It’s important to constantly refresh-;to hold up the worldview you have in your head against the actual world out there in 2013. Also, your intuition is really the sum of your experiences. So the way that we say to improve your intuition is to have a lot more experiences and a variety of experiences.”
“I’m trying to drive a sense of autonomy, visual thinking and trust of process," he says. "If a student is empowered to go achieve their dream, we’ve done our job.”