Richard S. Tedlow Leads the IBM 360 HBS Case (2008 video) [H/T @PlanMaestro] (LINK)
Professor Richard S. Tedlow of Harvard Business School and a Trustee of the Computer History Museum discusses the story of IBM, the leading technology company in the 1960s, taking a huge risk in developing a new family of computers -- a financial investment approximately three times its 1960 annual sales. In 1966, Fortune magazine called this "perhaps the riskiest business judgment" of the era.
Oracle's Cloudy Future - by Ben Thompson (LINK)
Seth Godin on Creativity, Writer’s Block, and What It Sounds Like When You Change Your Mind (podcast) (LINK)
Edge #479: Infrastructure As Dialogue - A Conversation With Monica Smith (LINK)
What I like about the three great Roman Stoics - by Massimo Pigliucci (LINK)
Book of the day: How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight