Data Science | Objectively Changing The World

Hey fans, we’ve been gone for a while, retooling and understanding how to best leverage our assets to our community. However, I wanted to share a few resources  for establishing either a data science or other objective based metrics within your organization. Free Data Science Books Pulled from the web, here is a great collection of eBooks…

Newaukee: Guest Blog

What is your job and its responsibilities?  I am the Executive Director at Dream MKE, which was created to address the lack of underrepresented tech entrepreneurs in a holistic way. Dream MKE has a deep commitment to fostering greater interest in technology via mentoring and training opportunities as well as practical tools like ideation and…

Flying Car: Guest Blog

Meet Derrick Johnson, Executive Director at Dream MKE, an organization that was created to address the lack of underrepresented tech entrepreneurs in a holistic way. Dream MKE has a deep commitment to fostering greater interest in technology via mentoring and training opportunities as well as practical tools like ideation and business planning workshops. IDerrick believes in the…

57 Startup Lessons

Slava Akhmechet 57 startup lessons 13 Aug 2013 Archived From: http://www.defmacro.org/2013/07/23/startup-lessons.html There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I learned these lessons the hard way in the past four years. If you’re starting a company, I hope you…

Kid MBA

Kid MBA is for entrepreneurial 18- to 25-year-olds who want real-world career experience and the best of online education all in one. Participants work 30 to 40 hours a week for dynamic small businesses across the country and complete 10 hours a week of rigorous online material, workshops, projects and assignments. The program runs September…

Thinker, Builder, Improver, Producer

Everything starts with an idea. This is the first of the four jobs – the Thinkers. Builders convert these ideas into reality. This the second job. Improvers make this reality better. This is the third job. Producers do the work over and over again, delivering quality goods and services to the company’s customers in a…

Changing Tomorrow

The last few months have been excellent. I invite you to join me on my quest to change the frontier of Milwaukee. Over the next few months several groups, extravaganzas, and developments will gather to Transform Milwaukee. I will provide details as I am made aware. Follow Dream MKE on the various social channels or…

Fighting Tomorrow

Eric Schmidt: how we outrace the robots – the executive chairman of Google says that the three great economic trends of our time are globalization, demography and automation, and together they will create a worldwide crisis in employment.

Adapt Useful, Reject Useless, Add Own

To succeed you must understand failure points and margins of safety. You must categorize by trade, craft, or art. A proverb notes to mold bamboo you must act when it is young. When too much time has passed the mind closes. Similarly a good teacher must know the rules; a good pupil the exceptions. Often…

The Age of Priority

We live in an age of Priority where those who want an advantage must leverage multiple channels. While privilege has always come at a price, effort is now mandatory.