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No More Outsourced Teams

January 27th, 2019 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Why I'll never outsource my ideas again - tired of teams thinking it fair if I pay everyone's salary out of pocket + give up half equity. I get 100% of the risk while they get zero risk + salary + half upside. Their worst case is getting paid and moving onto the next client, while mine is losing everything and starting over.
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Failed Dreams

December 29th, 2018 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
The worst kind of friend or family is someone who tries to tell you it's okay when you've failed and then suggests you just change your dream if it makes you so unhappy.
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End of Adolescence

November 27th, 2018 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
There's a feeling you get when summer hits and school is out.  When you were younger, it might have been excitement, freedom.  As you got older, it became more an interruption, an emptiness, time crawling by as you waited to see your peers again, an interlude as you waited for the next adventure.  Except... on the 12th time, summer doesn't quite end.  It keeps going, no matter how long you wait.  And at some point, you look back and realize this is the rest of your life.
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Open to Interpretation

September 9th, 2018 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Tired of having my words reinterpreted to mean different things. People are too busy looking for what they want to hear and not thinking about what someone else is actually trying to say.
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Typical Businessman Thinking

September 2nd, 2018 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Typical investor/businessman thinking: If I could just find a genius smart enough to make me a million dollars but too dumb to do it unless I tell him to...
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Distant Earth

August 28th, 2018 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Somewhere out there right now is someone seeing light from a distant planet Earth and assuming there is no intelligent life because it is light from thousands of years ago.
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God's Image

August 5th, 2018 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
So many say we're created in God's image, yet act more like the shadow that merely follows. We call Him the Creator, yet so few carry on the work of creating.
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Data-Driven AI

August 2nd, 2018 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
The thinking that you can just have faster hardware and crunch more data to get general AI is like thinking you can just add more wheels to a car to create an airplane.
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