Month: October 2010

Law, Entrepreneurship, Pittsburgh and Pitt’s IPI

I mentioned yesterday in a tweet that Mike Madison posted on Pittsblog an opening at the Innovation Practice Institute on Twitter.  I was going to let it go at that, but the more I thought about it, I decided it was a good excuse to write a blog post.  Lawyers…

Brad Feld on Building Entrepreneurial Communities

As someone who’s working to help build the entrepreneurial community in Pittsburgh, I thought the above video would be valuable.  The speaker is Brad Feld and the venue is the Tahoe Tech Talk.  Brad has spent the last 15 years helping to sculpt Boulder in to a leading entrepreneurial community…

Sauerkraut Sunday: The Miracle Cure Edition

Many experts agree, sauerkraut juice is healthy and easily digested. The lactic acid in sauerkraut juice can inhibit the growth of undesired intestinal bacteria and stimulate digestive activity, which can be beneficial to a properly functioning digestion. The English sailor James Cook kept his crew healthy with it back in…

It appears my Driving Innovation Post was a Day or Two Early

Flying cars were always the fantasy of my childhood.  Something out of the Jetsons was supposed to be in the not too distant future.  It’s what I dreamed about, until I spent a spring in New York.  My ability to get work, reading, etc… done on the Subway seemed to…

Driving Innovation

In this context I mean innovation related to driving, rather then forcing people to innovate.  My daily run through the tech blogs resulted in two stories I thought worth mentioning. The first was the end of GOOG-411.  For those who didn’t use it, GOOG-411 was a 411 service that you…

Funded!!!

The company I work for down in Charlotte just closed it’s Series A funding and I thought my blog buddies might be interested in hearing about it.  Funding is a subject I cover here from time to time (always without being specific to my company).  It is a great opportunity…

Sunday Sauerkraut: The Burger Edition

 Everyone knows Burghers like sauerkraut, but how do they feel about Sauerkraut Burgers (no “h”)?  I thought I’d post the recipe above (here’s a link to it) and find out.  Sorry this dish of spoiled cabbage is served a day late, I had tickets to the Steelers game yesterday…

Coffee, Krispy Kremes and AlphaLab Are All Good Signs for Pittsburgh

By lucky happenstance I was in Pittsburgh today, which gave me a chance to stop by the Open Coffee Club at AlphaLab.  It was a very interesting opportunity to meet some of the influential capatalists and entrepreneurs in Pittsburgh.  I have to be honest, I was not expecting a get…