Extremely varied reading this week to share. The funniest thing I read this week was the the Kickstarter project to raise funds for an Open Source Death Star – the key being open source to keep the costs down. it’s been widely reported and makes me chuckle everytime I see the headline.


This blog does have links this time, user error last time. Happy reading Vic.

I identify strongly with many of these 9 entrepreneurs comments. Interesting article on the NBR on Act’s proposed changes to employment law in NZ and a very cool blog on leadership characteristics:






Since we just had the flood I am reading a lot about disaster and business continuity planning and liked the social media tie in here:


You’ve heard of Blue Wash and Red Wash, the register has coined the phrase Cloud Washing and makes a valid point; Shane found this cool we overview on defining your product; and I kinda liked the pretty pictures in this big data story:




Some other random stuff to accompany the Open Source Death Star article:

Not new and I actually came across this when reading about how to improve my sleep, but it provides a concise reminder on brand awareness http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223749

and about that lack of sleep http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225612

I do love the iPhone and periodic tables, great ideas http://mentalfloss.com/article/32289/11-pieces-fantastically-geeky-furniture