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Rags Srinivasan @rags Boulder-Berkeley-Bay Area

I ask questions. I #disrupt credulity.

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@emeyerson true besides are there any other kind of startups than tech startups@emeyerson I saw a xfinity Ad showing kids doing tech startup and going public - now it is time to sell?If @AsianBox is listening, at the original Noodles and Company place now :)
7/30
2014
People in first class with Blackberry, first gen kindle and first gen iPod"The wonderful thing about science is our faith is shakeable" @LKrauss1 - if faith in management science isn't shakeable it isn't science
7/29
2014
@emeyerson is there really a difference between a tech blogger starting a venture firm and a basketball player starting one?Lucy shoots to the top of Box Office - clearly we are not using more than 10% of our brain@rshevlin the content however is far better than present day Remarkable books, worth the price in gold indeedIt is highly likely @mims definition of future of advertising is going to be false http://t.co/eu8mc8Gu55 because of the specificsThe key to selling an $800 sneaker http://t.co/yCgR3vBRQd is customer #jtbd. #pricingFrom $0 to $3000 - Multi-version #pricing, because different #jtbd http://t.co/PprUscxsgF
7/28
2014
@teds027 :) just to show off ?Don't dilute your experience by instagraming itAll your hikes are for nought if you aren't wearing your fitbit@Kellblog @united like they charge change fee we should be able to do the same to them
7/27
2014
Why do children’s museums charge lower price for children? And why is it relevant to your software #pricing #in http://t.co/krkZczZqnk
7/26
2014
“@BastetKwan: Best quote on the fallacy of confusing correlation with causation http://t.co/PfKIGhIhza"I hypothesize" is far better than "I know"@ShlomoArgamon sometime back you tweeted a great article on error bars could you resend?
7/25
2014
Facebook's new Save means they will soon be acquiring Evernote for $20B@hnshah wrong usage of secondary axis - if both are rent and same units why the use of secondary axis for Class B@mims they're doing it all wrong, they should be giving away the profit to customers as @fmanjoo adviced during his short stay at @WSJ"@WSJ: Drop any assumption that you already know what the other person will say." Tips for being a better listener: http://t.co/MS5MUODCaI
7/24
2014
@rddysum @WSJ but the study point to lurking variables - likely a illness that led to mortality led to more sleep@rshevlin @wimrampen yes there was but it requires registration@rshevlin @wimrampen who's the joke on http://t.co/7ZxHhuFfLP #NPSDon't get 8 hours sleep https://t.co/PDvdJwysPW use the extra hour to read on causation errors and lurking variablesIn @wsj review @geoffreyfowler burns Amazon Fire http://t.co/2b40usQjuF "what problem does it solve anyway"Knowing your revenue-profit mix - For McD's breakfast accounts for 25% of revenue but 40% of profit http://t.co/h3gEaBvxhWWorried iPad sales slowing? Look at it thus way, there was only limited profit in the market, Apple soaked up all
7/23
2014
“@WSJ: Meat prices are rising more than fresh fruits and vegetables: http://t.co/RgSq6jVi9M" don't become vegetarian, my prices will go up@EvidenceSoup @ShlomoArgamon skepticism is in short supply“@EvidenceSoup: How 'evidence-based skepticism' should drive all discussion in strategy via @ShlomoArgamon http://t.co/0WtwA0fGAT“@Nudgeblog: Behavioral science does not create a new type of marketing. Marketers who know behavioral science are better marketers” #word@rshevlin yeah, but do you have the marketing budget of the big consulting firm?Well the sleep experts who say >7h sleep "causes" mortality must look for the lurking variable, like a illness http://t.co/Wfaxy6iUJQIf you needed any further proof that wearable fitness is more about wearable and conspicuousness http://t.co/aHUCFa7etF@alexpozin better yet, i am standing in line at Palo Alto Apple store starting today7 everyday #pricing puzzles and answers http://t.co/CmCCl3lJyw
7/22
2014
@mims willing to make it better than a 50/50 prediction unlike nytimes columnists?Darn it, my cogresswoman's robo caller doesn't even give me option to opt-out"it is clear that I don't have the mental wherewithal to understand these arguments, much less to comment constructively" in Times comments@chetansharma is that from planet money story on Brentwood ?@MarcioOnTW ha, cars of courseWhen Uber switches to driverless cats will it carry them on its books or adopt a multi-level marketing?Sales secrets you can put to work now http://t.co/7d4vB2CUO6
7/21
2014
@om @waxpancake that's too much work, certain nytimes columnist simply makes 50/50 prediction and afterwards says he was never wrongRemember, unless you get tech blogs to use, "disrupting the entire", you don't get $10B+ valuation@custdev @StrangeLoops let us make a habit of reading one less article like this a dayOne person's must read business books is another's must avoid, especially The Loyalty Effect http://t.co/ptCx4UbVz5 http://t.co/BSvevEdaqDKeeping Up With Kim Kardashian's Wildly Popular New App http://t.co/9FppUZ0pAi exactly how long and fat is our left tail?
7/20
2014
@alexpozin better take on tipping http://t.co/46sahc2zcN@RaquelHirsch no, i still have time to cook :)I usually don't believe studies, except if the finding is something I already believe"respondents lauded open defecation as wholesome, healthy and social" http://t.co/qFiUSUK2lAI,Pencil #pricing #branding http://t.co/m7JvasfevP"People who are checking things off the list all the time might look like they’re getting stuff done” http://t.co/WAxdQjOycsYou know why Soylent will fail? No API strategy http://t.co/r5BGcb3L8ICEOs of #startups receiving $1B+ funding could definitely use advice but bloggers seem to want to advice only @tim_cook or @satyanadellaThe singular me @AmericanRagI fear Apple will release their iPhone6 and will forget to market it leaving me the only one to not know about itVenn Diagram #wisdom http://t.co/t41JdMVCoWZico cartons showing up in Y. Marketing has done its jobWhat can we learn about business from Sophie? #wisdom http://t.co/U3KDnONYmeLike coroners who don't need to know biology we've Gurus who don't need to understand business #in http://t.co/388446zbqbRefreshing to read articles that don't ask you to "share" pre-selected "insights"
7/19
2014
Yo is disrupting the entire messaging industry. Valuation of $17B is really cheap if you look at all new use cases and markets@avinash ha :)@avinash I cannot believe analytics god is committing severe sampling error here :)I'll be tweeting exact opposite of my positions to get my name mentioned multiple times by highly popular people cc:@mims@mims @rsarver it is a general purpose messaging platform, just my using different durations between Yos you xan send rich messages@mims Yo don't get it"we do not need a simpler culture but one that embraces complexity" http://t.co/ZWLzJeCuvGOnly Groupon book with all 5 star rating and only one of it is from my network http://t.co/CWItF0wYE8If you're going to throw some pictures in a slide in the name of visual presentation would you at least make sure they're of same size?What inbound marketing does to our brain http://t.co/t6gOkhOYT5Clearly celebrities had an unmet need to connect with their fans and have a meaningful two way conversation until Mentions arrivedNow that I have built a loyal subscriber base I am going to monetize you. Please stick around for Buy buttons showing up in my tweets
7/18
2014
America's future defined: The adult diaper business is better than the baby diaper business. http://t.co/xM7D5uSAXd http://t.co/mJGrtERLzy
Retweeted by Rags Srinivasan5 Characteristics Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common http://t.co/ymhCNUuzEC "5 characteristics Inc writers have in common"Even Yo has an API strategy http://t.co/ET1OVoKFF3 this is serious article, wowFacebook testing Buy button, twitter doing same with CardSpring - next up Yo to do same@srinatar you just upped my ask from @MorningStrFarms by 20%I consume about 15 @MorningStrFarms veggie burgers a week. i'll be happy to get them for free to use my incredible social media influence@MikeIsaac @mims technically you're not a reporter right? Columnist?@RaquelHirsch I've said a lot of these things long back, just not famous :)Making a case against tipping via @mims http://t.co/46sahc2zcN why should we tip a Uber driver when we're tapping out consumer surplus@mattwensing as popular business guru I am going to say, "that is subsumed by 'how you get it'"@mims but enough about bloggers"Anybody's ability to pick the winner in those situations is probably lower than he thinks it is" http://t.co/eVjUDg4BHd #valuationYou can disrupt and innovate all you want, business model is still- what is the net new value created, what's your share, and how you get it@timbo2002 where is the proof?Why Chloe&Isabel is worth $100B valuation - "we're disrupting the entire retail industry, and that's what VC's like" http://t.co/30yIK0pbkk
7/17
2014
Who makes the hypothesis in hypothesis testing cc:@RaquelHirsch http://t.co/EXG1Vk0uhDRunning A/B tests with no iunderlying hypothesis is like charging blindfolded through the woods hoping to hit a tree http://t.co/jggCkXLLbl
Retweeted by Rags Srinivasan@sardire @Kellblog I thought," an A student is A in everything"@om @Oyster subscription cost is likely not gating factor but the opportunity cost of time spent reading irrelevant books@emeyerson then more like you are spending on it than investing@mims great business strategy- like star bellies snitchesThis is how you #disrupt - customers, #jtbd, product, packaging http://t.co/czaZLfXcLm by @SarahNassauer
7/16
2014
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