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How Elon Musk Built His Empire - [Infographic]

This graphic was created by information designer Anna Vital, read herfull article here.
Step by Step: How Elon Musk Built His Empire (by Anna Vital)“The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won’t make a search engine. Tomorrow’s champions will not win by competing ruthlessly in today’s marketplace. They will escape competition altogether, because their businesses will be unique.”– Peter Thiel in “Zero to One” In the bookZero to One, prominent entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel shares his vision on what it takes to create an extraordinary company. Specifically, Thiel believes that instead of making incremental upgrades to an existing product or service, a company must aim to do something completely new to avoid ruthless competition. While Thiel has worked with many impressive people over the years, Thiel points to Elon Musk as a particularlysuccessful memberof the Paypal Mafia that has gone “zero to one” many times. THE RÉSUMÉAt only the…
Woohoo! My blog Welcome Canuck ranks number one when you search for "Welcome Canuck" on Google!

This blog also comes up as number one when you search "Pala-isip".

A lot of things have been brewing with Apple computer this past year. First the Intel Macs announcement, then they shipped the Intel Macs several months ahead of schedule and with dual core CPUs!

Now that Macs are using Intel CPUs, a lot of people wanted to know if they can run Windows on a Mac since they are now basically a PC computer packaged under the Apple brand. Problems came up when it was found out that Apple was using EFI instead of BIOS to boot the computer, which Window XP doesn't support so it doesn't even boot.

A contest was set up to see who can be the first to make Windows XP run on a Mac. A bounty was funded and last month, on March 2006, a solution was posted and the winner walked away with $13,000. The solution is posted on the website.

Yesterday, Apple announced the beta release of Boot Camp. It allows you to dual boot OS X and XP. Unlike the OnMac solution, Boot Camp comes with a graphical setup and with no need to reformat your hard drive. It also i…
Here's something from the Phil. Daily Inquirer.

Senators calls for GMA to do a Thaksin. To do the honorable thing and resign as the Prime Minister of Thailand did due to protest on grounds of non-payment of taxes.

Here's what the Palace officials said on why GMA would not follow on Thaksin's footsteps.

"(Thaksin's case) has something to do with graft and corruption or non-payment of taxes. The charges against the President came out only when the wiretapped conversation of the President [surfaced] and the discussion became broader. The President has legitimate mandate and she will serve until her time is up," Ermita said."

Ermita said the President might have been an adherent of Thaksinomics (Thaksin's economic strategy that has propelled Thailand's economy to higher levels), but "it does not mean that she was bound to follow what her mentor did."

Claudio said the peaceful change in Thailand's leadership would boost the Arroyo administrat…
Here's something interesting. At 1:02:03 a.m. of April 5, 2006. The time will show 01:02:03 04/05/06.

This is a once in a lifetime thing, are you going to stay up late to see it? :)