On what just happened with OnLive

For game-streaming service OnLive, this looks like a pretty employee friendly result, compared to what some people have speculated. The company simply ran out of options and couldn’t find a new investor or a buyer who would take on the company outside of ABC (assignment for the benefit of creditors).

Google vs. Apple equals WWIII: How’s that for thermonuclear, Apple?

It is on. World War III, here we go.
Google is finished with helping Samsung and other Android sellers with its left hand behind the back, in a black box. It’s tired of Apple attacking Google by fighting proxy wars with Asian manufacturers. No more cold war, no more semi-civilized conflicts in third-world countries no one has ever heard of.
Google vs. Apple, meet USA vs. USSR, circa 1985.

Hire people who annoy you

If you build a team that looks alike, thinks alike, and wears the same shoes, you will get group-think and generate only one answer. You then have to hope it’s the right one.