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@kpcb #DigitalHealth entrepreneurs need to understand a privacy model early on in the history of their company.

@johnmaeda "Design, just as art, has multiple definitions, there is no single definition." —Paul Rand

@kpcb "Stories are ultimately told from the inside out" - @briangrazer to @algore #KPCBinLA

@johnmaeda Balancing "What We Do Well" vs "What We Can Be Paid For" vs "What We Want to Do":

@msquinn President Obama only took questions from women reporters at yesterday's end-of-year press conference. Historic moment

@johnmaeda From Human Beings to Human Civilization, by @yaneerbaryam via @p_ameline @designandhuman

@johnmaeda "What good design is worth, as demonstrated by Slack." —@jmspool via @jgebbia

@johnmaeda "People at the top are just flag-wavers. So they must wave their flags in ways that make people want to follow." —Eiji Toyod(t)a (1913-2013)

@johnmaeda "Every calling is great when greatly pursued." —Oliver Wendell Holmes via John W Gardner's "Self-Renewal"

@mabb0tt RT @pwnyboycurtis: What a perfect idea for @SonyPictures Let @2600 show #TheInterview

@kpcb “When #VirtualReality works well, it gets you to a place of compassion, which ignites emotion & memory” @BrianGrazer

@JShoee RT @pantone: .@PANTONECOLORWEA Debuts #ColoroftheYear 2015 #Marsala Collection at Art Basel Miami

@kpcb RT @johnmaeda: 11th and last designer dim sum of 2014 closes out a great year of Chinese tea and design x VC: http:/…

@johnmaeda 11th and last designer dim sum of 2014 closes out a great year of Chinese tea and design x VC:

@johnmaeda "If you have to ask 'will this annoy users?' the answer is always yes." —@mg via @jbeltowska

@johnmaeda Makers vs. Talkers, with @jkglei on @99u:

@msquinn RT @conradhackett: The majority of US kids are now growing up in homes without landlines

@kpcb RT @KPCBFellows: "Designers aren't afraid to get their hands dirty & go deep in their work – it's what a startup demands" @johnmaeda http:/…

@kpcb The key driver for a greater ubiquity of data-sharing in the healthcare ecosystem is consumer demand.

@kpcb RT @coreoslinux: CoreOS Now Supports Amazon's EC2 Container Service,, check out the docs here,

@kpcb Job of the week! Fullstack Engineer @RemindHQ #KPCBjobs

@moodrowghani Enjoy and save some for potato! @brooke @BrewPR @tkdhingra

@kpcb Marketers must be lazerlike with their strategies in order to merchandize video content successfully. @BrianGrazer

@johnmaeda "Making great artifacts and making great communities … are both acts of creativity and craftsmanship." —@brainpicker

@johnmaeda Back in the 70s, I would marvel at the wrapping skills of department store clerks in Japan:

@johnmaeda A creative leader is less concerned with being right, and more concerned with being real.

@johnmaeda Dynamic diagram of the startup x VC universe by @Visually:

@mabb0tt RT @sschillace: Take "crazy" risks on your best people and they will surprise you.

@kpcb RT @johnmaeda: Good design is often invisible, but it can contribute to reshaping the way our society works. (2012)

@kpcb Security breaches can be fatal for #DigitalHealth companies. Here’s a podcast on how to keep your data safe.

@bingfish RETWEET & help save lives! Join @FarmVille2 in raising $ for @SaveTheChildren! #Farm4Good

@mabb0tt RT @biz: STAND “Friction-Free Philanthropy” on @AngelList

@kpcb 5% of US population accounts for 1/2 of healthcare costs. But access to personal health data can help fix that:

@kpcb The New Entertainment Categories: #VirtualReality, Interactivity, and Beyond @magicleap #KPCBinLA

@kpcb Last year, VCs invested $3.6BB in #BigData Companies – 75% of what they invested in the previous 5 years combined.

@msquinn RT @CaseyNewton: NOW IT CAN BE TOLD: @secretly relaunches as a faster, anonymous social network with chat: http://t.…

@mabb0tt RT @mjasay: Today's Dilbert on marketing vs. engineering is awesome:

@aileenlee thanks @firstround for another super awesome holiday video. you guys & girls rock.

@alex_kurland Officially holiday season! Always enjoy the @firstround Holiday Video. Thanks @joshk @btrenchard

@kpcb Today we’re all looking for more scalability & the digital world is providing that. @BrianGrazer to @algore #KPCBinLA