What Founders Can Learn From the Facebook Outage

If Facebook can survive a 6-hour outage, so can you. Let's talk about unexpected downtime, which is often a direct consequence of dependency risk. Even Facebook experiences platform dependency risk. In fact, their attempt to avoid platform dependency risk introduced a new dependency, which caused this fail cascade to happen. Because Facebook truly wants to … Continue reading What Founders Can Learn From the Facebook Outage

What Watching Gamers Fail for Days Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

I've spent most of the last two weeks watching a group of professional gamers lose. For days straight. During those many hours observing them play, I found lessons that every entrepreneur should take to heart. I'll share them with you today. I'm a big fan of the online game World of Warcraft. I've played very … Continue reading What Watching Gamers Fail for Days Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship