Rich Mironov: How to structure Product Management. My organisational theory basically says, "Handoffs are the enemy of insight." (more)

Amazon rule to keep teams as Small Teams. (more)

A general manager is an executive who has overall responsibility for managing both the revenue and cost elements of a company's income statement, known as profit & loss (P&L) responsibility. A general manager usually oversees most or all of the firm's marketing and sales functions as well as the day-to-day operations of the business. Frequently, the general manager is responsible for effective planning, delegating, coordinating, staffing, organizing, and decision making to attain desirable profit making results for an organization (Sayles 1979).[1] In many cases, the general manager of a business is given a different formal title or titles. Most corporate managers holding the titles of chief executive officer (CEO) or president, for example, are the general managers of their respective businesses. More rarely, the chief financial officer (CFO), chief operating officer (COO), or chief marketing officer (CMO) will act as the general manager of the business but there is level of post between them therefore GM and CEO are different.



Guy Kawasaki re-FramIng of a Mission. A mantra is three or four words long. Tops. Its purpose is to help employees truly understand why the organization exists. (more)

WebLog (with unusually active/hi-signal discussion area) run by Wes Felter. (more)

Past and present reads. See esp. Greatest Books (more)

an application/service so valuable to its market that people will buy a bigger container-offering just to get it. (more)


aka Counter Rotating Ring Receiver Reactor Recuperator : Using concentrated Solar Power to reverse combustion, a research team from Sandia National Laboratories is building a prototype device intended to chemically “reenergize” carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide using concentrated solar power. The carbon monoxide could then be used to make hydrogen or serve as a building block to synthesize a liquid combustible fuel, such as methanol or even gasoline, diesel and jet fuel. (more)

Dan Hon suggests a Firebreak Protocol: A Long-Winded Set Of Meandering Thoughts Regarding Social Media (Social Graph, Social Warrens): (more)

Warren Ellis' Talk at the Thought Bubbles conference, 23 SEPT 2018. It took people a long time to notice that most of the famous cave paintings from the period show sequences of events. That they are in fact sequential art. Some of them were found surrounded by so many stone lamps, which would have burned tinder or fat, that it became obvious that the flickering light would have isolated pieces of the sequence in the viewer’s eye as they traversed the image. (more)

Dani Grant and Nick Grossman of Union Square Ventures: The Myth of The Infrastructure Phase: Our hypothesis is that this is not actually how things play out. We are not in an infrastructure phase, but rather in another turn of the apps-infrastructure cycle. And in fact, the history of new technologies shows that apps (KillerApp) beget infrastructure, not the other way around. (more)

A one-word Turing Test suggests "poop" is what sets us apart from the machines. The Minimal Turing Test asks for just one word, either chosen completely freely or picked from a pair of words. (more)

Webcomics (also known as online comics or Internet comics) are comics published on a website or mobile app. While many are published exclusively on the web, others are also published in magazines, newspapers or in comic books.


This is the publicly-readable WikiLog Thinking Space of Bill Seitz (a Product Manager and CTO) (also a Wiki-Junkie).

My Calling: to accelerate Evolution by increasing Freedom, Agency, and Leverage of Free Agents and smaller groups (SmallWorld) via D And D of Thinking Tools (software and Games To Play).

See Intro Page for space-related goals, status, etc.; or Wiki Node for more terse summary info.

Beware the War On The Net!


Seeking: CTO/Chief Product Officer-type position in funded organization with entrepreneurial culture, in Chicago area. My value: accelerating business-changing product development.