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Alan Weissberger General

Abolishing the Fear of Failure- Do What You’re Afraid to Do!

Introduction: On June 26th, Stanford Education & Psychology Professor John D. Krumboltz told a sold out Commonwealth Club-Silicon Valley audience to “stop being afraid of failure. Learn to accept and even enjoy it,” he said in his opening remarks. Prof Krumboltz is the co-author of the book, Fail Fast, Fail Often- How Losing Can Help […]

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Alan Weissberger Start-Ups

2013 Telecom Council TC3 Part 1: Start-up Pitches and SPIFFY Award Winners

Introduction: Telecom Council Carrier Connections (TC3) – the Telecom Council’s annual summit- was held Sept 18-19, 2013 at Juniper Networks in Sunnyvale, CA. The event provides an opportunity for start-ups, network equipment vendors, and application developers to interact with telecom carriers (telcos) and global network operators.  In addition, several carrier-vendor success stories were were told […]

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Viodi View

Viodi View – 08/09/13

The moments of life blur together as the years speed by faster and faster. Travel tends to accelerate the blur, as the towns and conferences seem to melt into a collage of images and seem to be part of another life. The moments that standout are when those different paths intersect, like they did last […]

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Alan Weissberger Cloud Computing Start-Ups

Trends in Cloud Data Center, Networking & Mobile Apps- from the Server Design Summit

Introduction “The data center is the cloud,”  said 40 year IT veteran Dileep Bhandarkar, Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft, during the closing panel session at this year’s Server Design Summit, which was held November 27-28, 2012 in Santa Clara, CA. Whether that will  be as famous a tagline as Sun Micro’s, “The network is the computer,” remains […]

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Alan Weissberger Start-Ups

TiE Angels 1 Year Check-Up: Outstanding Health & Getting Stronger!

Introduction Just over one year ago, TiE Angels was started as an experiment by the Silicon Valley (SV) Chapter of TiE. Short for “the Indus Entrepreneurs,” TiE is the world’s premier non profit organization promoting entrepreneurship. The Angels seem to fit perfectly with TiE’s charter–to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs and to educate and […]