CLBR #186: Amy Wilkinson on Extraordinary Entreprenuers

CLBR # 186 Author Amy Wilkinson on The Creators Code

The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs

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ccamyFrom Simon & Schuster:

Each of us has the capacity to spot opportunities, invent products, and build businesses—even $100 million businesses.

How do some people turn ideas into enterprises that endure? Why do some people succeed when so many others fail? The Creator’s Code unlocks the six essential skills that turn small notions into big companies. This landmark book is based on 200 interviews with today’s leading entrepreneurs including the founders of LinkedIn, Chipotle, eBay, Under Armour, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, Spanx, Airbnb, PayPal, Jetblue, Gilt Groupe, Theranos, and Dropbox.

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IN THE NEWS

John Oliver Calls for Federal Revenge Porn Legislation

See Cyber Harassment Update: Elonis, Sergentakis and John Oliver, Cyber Report

Mary Ann Franks, How to Defeat ‘Revenge Porn’: First, Recognize It’s About Privacy, Not Revenge,  Huffington Post

ICANN 53

Seven Key Topics to Track During ICANN 53 in Buenos Aires, National Law Review

SILICON BEACH FEST – 2015

June 24-27 – Marina Del Rey(Website)


TODAY IN HISTORY

Dance Fever?

Dock Ellis and the LSD No-No (45 Years Later)

On June 12, 1970, Pittsburgh Pirate ace Dock Ellis threw a no-hitter against the San Diego Padres allegedly while tripping on LSD.  The video below is an animated short film by James Blagden about the game, “Dock Ellis and the LSD No-No”, features narration in Ellis’ own voice, taken from a 2008 NPR interview.

Last year, a Kickstarter-funded documentary No No: A Dockumentary was released and is available online.

FB Page: No No: A Dockumentary (about Dock Ellis)


LAST WEEK AND NEXT WEEK

Last Week

Webcology host Jim Hedger discussed C-51, Canada’s controversial anti-terrorism law which was strongly opposed by Canada’s tech sector.  Listen to the soundbyte below.

Listen to the full episode below.

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Next Week:  David Weslow on Domain Theft

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