Update on Kiva.org

I’ve blogged about Kiva before, and my impression of them and their work keeps growing. Instead of talking more about how great they are, and how they make a huge difference, I’d like to simply host a very short documentary-promotion video about them. If...

Google’s 10^100 (how many can you help?)

I have begun to see that we may be entering a new age of polymaths, and I’m happy to be involved in a part of the business world which seems to sustain some of the best brains on the planet. I remember reading about the beginners of industry—the pioneers of...

Kiva, revisited

It’s been a few months since I last spoke about Kiva.org, and I wanted to bring it up again. Since writing, I’ve tried out the lending scheme, and am blown away with the ability to make a difference to places where it’s seriously needed. Not only has...