KPCB & Portfolio Updates


@johnmaeda Joe Wilson @BrandNewFeel is mixing marks with brands -- identity as a pack of design elements:

@kpcb How is technology changing the moviemaking industry? @algore asks Hollywood producer @BrianGrazer #KPCBinLA

@johnmaeda "Being green in a role … is a strength that will degrade over time." —@soleio

@kpcb "The age of @youtube provides us with free casting seminars." - @briangrazer to @algore #KPCBinLA

@johnmaeda "The Internet has accelerated the ancient arms race of misinformation -- it's about ethics and education as much as tech." —@bethnoveck

@kpcb Working with partners in the healthcare ecosystem is necessary for any #DigitalHealth company to succeed. Here's why.

@johnmaeda "What's perceived as good design is highly influenced by the cultural background and values of the user."—Guy Schory

@johnmaeda Design in Silicon Valley can only grow by virtue of a vibrant, inclusive designxtech culture.

@johnmaeda Sarah Pease is a designer working in Silicon Valley who as a student founded @risdSTEAM

@msquinn RT @David_Cameron: The news from Pakistan is deeply shocking. It's horrifying that children are being killed simply for going to school.

@JShoee RT @TechCrunch: Girls Who Code expands to get more young women in computer science majors

@JShoee RT @nytimes: Aaron Sorkin: Publishing the Sony hack emails is “morally treasonous and spectacularly dishonorable” vi…

@msquinn Some good predictions for news media in 2015 via @niemanlab & @MediaREDEF

@mabb0tt RT @christine_tsai: Past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior.

@kpcb What CEO of @Mangohealth has to say about HIPAA and how entrepreneurs should get help w/ compliance. #DigitalHealth

@kpcb How has the digital short-form changed storytellling? #KPCBinLA @ncyoung @albert_cheng

@kpcb What is the key to shortform storytelling according to Hollywood legend @BrianGrazer? #KPCBinLA

@kpcb Is it possible to monetize a six-second piece of content? @samrogoway #KPCBinLA

@kpcb Progress! @NVCA Forms Diversity Task Force to Foster Greater Inclusion across the Innovation Ecosystem

@msquinn Surprised retailers are sold out of drones (DJI, Parrot) already for Xmas. Apple & Amazon shipping many in 2mos! Merry mainstream drone Xmas

@msquinn RT @cdixon: Good article on important issue: "As Robots Grow Smarter, American Workers Struggle to Keep Up"

@kpcb Venture investors are pouring money into enterprise computing like never before. - but why? #ITTrends @mmurph

@johnmaeda RT @jbenton: New predictions-for-2015 from @nonlinearnotes @rdmersey & @almarlatour http://t.…

@moodrowghani Launched today by @Indiegogo : @IndiegogoLife a fee-free #crowdfunding site for personal causes via @thenextweb

@kpcb New @KPCB Podcast: Advice from Entrepreneurs on How to Secure Your Digital Health Startup

@johnmaeda "Few people motivate us as strongly as those who don't believe in us." —@alaindebotton

@kpcb Introducing @IndiegogoLife: The easy way to raise money for yourself or someone you love:

@moodrowghani Great new feature from @SoundCloud -'Collection' follow artists, build playlists & like content for personalized view

@johnmaeda A nice sign of winter in Silicon Valley -- tree-picked persimmons:

@kpcb RT @InsideSales: announces Jim Steele as Worldwide Sales and Chief Customer Officer! http://t

@mmurph Led Salesforce $25M to $1B “@InsideSales announces Jim Steele WW Sales and Chief Cust Officer

@mmurph Thrilled! Jim = terrific leader + sls exec “@FortuneMagazine: Scrappy upstart @InsideSales hires top Salesforce exec

@kpcb RT @rmcrawford: Bad interfaces are bad business decisions, not just bad design decisions. @kpcb @johnmaeda

@johnmaeda There's retail magic at @coletteparis -- in the event you happen to be in Europe over the upcoming break:

@johnmaeda "Simplify your life, learn to say no, change your environment, remove what holds you back." —@james_clear via @ryn802

@johnmaeda RT @rmcrawford: Bad interfaces are bad business decisions, not just bad design decisions. @kpcb @johnmaeda

@johnmaeda "My dad taught me that it isn't about getting people to say yes. It's about eliminating the ways by which they can say no." —@JayMay_ChiCity

@johnmaeda "If you're not saying yes with enthusiasm to something just say no." —@farnamstreet

@johnmaeda The work of artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is great to soak in on weekends, or weekdays too:

@johnmaeda Early (and ongoing) art x tech has driven much of the design x tech we know today: