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Why I am not an Angel Investor, Founder, Director or Advisor to early stage companies (except when I am)

General wisdom about investing in early stage companies suggests that for every 10 investments,  only two companies do well. Let us assume that four of the ten return the money invested and four return nothing.  If we invested a million dollars in each we will have invested ten million dollars in total. If two of … Continue reading

Avram's Past

More than you will ever want to know: My 1:34 hour interview on The Internet History Podcast

The Internet History Podcast is a great site that I fully recommend.  We should all be grateful to Brian McCullough who started the podcast, maintains it, interviews everyone and edits all the episodes.  It is really a labor of love.  Brian realizes that the very nature of the Internet does not result in a very good documentation about its … Continue reading

Israel / Palestine

If you don’t like the Jewish settlements in the West Bank, blame Jesus!

Those that are regular readers of this blog, know that I think and write often about the Israeli/Palestine conflict.  I thought I had a deep knowledge of this subject and was really surprised when I learned about the importance of the Christian Zionist movement. About seventy million evangelist born-again Christians in the United States believe … Continue reading

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34 years of not Becoming Steve Jobs

Here I go again, writing about Steve Jobs.  For the last 34 years, Steve Jobs played a role in my life, although not one of which  he was particularly aware. This post is not really a review of the book “Becoming Steve Jobs”. Rather it is a discussion of my interaction/reaction with Jobs either directly … Continue reading