Harry Potter owes its first publishing to an 8-year-old. Nigel Newton, CEO of bloomsbury publishing, didn’t read through the first manuscript of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone himself. He brought it home and gave it to his 8-year-old daughter, Alice, to read. She read the first chapter and came away glowing.
We spent an hour this week spinning up a simple landing page for the newest idea in our labs — DriveIQ. This started with the question, “Where I can find out about every autonomous car crash?” The answer was “Nowhere.” We collected notes in a doc and read a few articles. After we had a decent […]
Have you ever had an idea that you just keep thinking about? Something that should exist in the world? Ever since living in Thailand, one of those ideas for me is a Bangkok street food experience created as a Thai restaurant. Whatever your idea is, knowing how to move forward can be tricky. Many people, including myself, […]