On August 12, I discovered and attended the Brazilian Cisne Negro dance troupe performing in Aspen CO, one week before it would visit and perform for a week at at the Joyce Theater in New York City. Author Tonya Plank has documented the forthcoming New York visit, at her site: http://www.tonyaplank.com. This dance company was founded over thirty years ago, and while other ballet company’s...read more
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Murray Gell-Mann is one of the world’s standout intellectual legends, where he’s known for developing key aspects of the modern theory of quantum physics, but is renowned in many other fields as well. Admitted to Yale at 15, he earned his PhD from MIT at 21; in 1969 he received the Nobel prize (unshared) in Physics. But he has also become an international adviser on the environment,...read more
When Neill Brownstein of Bessemer Venture Partners asked me, ”so Gideon, what are you up to?” (leading to the founding of Gartner), my first step was to document my view of what I believed to be the sorry status quo of the then-Advisory Industry (Yankee Group, Dataquest, IDC, et al). But true to form, I was almost always questioning the status quo. Even today in retirement, my...read more