Kevin on June 18th, 2010

Inspired: outstanding or brilliant in a way or to a degree suggestive of divine inspiration Brent Mydland takes us to church- Blow Away from WooklifeSANITY on Vimeo. Unfortunately, it was not divine inspiration, but the oldest kind of inspiration for musicians. More on addiction, and Brent Mydland, here.

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Back in August, on the 14th anniversary of his death, I did a post titled: RIP Jerry Garcia: The Godfather of social networking In today speak, Garcia and the Grateful Dead launched multiple, synergistic initiatives to leverage their installed base. He was a visionary leader who understood social networks, marketing and monetization. I’m making him […]

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The best example I could find explaining what Jerry Garcia meant to Deadheads comes from legendary venture capitalist Roger McNamee, of all people. From the New York Times on the day Garcia died, August 9, 1995, “I feel like a member of my family died,” said Roger McNamee, a general partner at Integral Capital Partners […]

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Kevin on July 29th, 2009

No, this post isn’t about my looming Twitter addiction. It’s about what you can learn from using social networks. One of the people I decided to follow when I started on Twitter recently was John Perry Barlow ( @JohnPerryBarlow) I mostly know of Barlow through his songwriting work for the Grateful Dead. He was a […]

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So last Tuesday my six year old daughter finished her third piano lesson. She was clearly loving it and showing quite a bit of natural ability. When I went home that night, my wife and I decided that we needed to get her something to practice on. We were thinking a desktop keyboard, something small […]

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Kevin on May 5th, 2009

I’m a Deadhead. I love The Grateful Dead and the beautiful music they made for nearly thirty years. In college, Spring Break did not mean Daytona Beach or fun in the sun. It meant one thing. A week on the road with the Grateful Dead on their annual east coast spring tour. These epic road […]

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