A First Look at BankSimple. This was posted back in September but I just got a chance to really watch it. Beyond the sexy interface the message is tremendous. “We shouldn’t be doing math in front of the computer. The computer ought to be doing math for us.” That’s the kind of bank I’d like to have.
Leading by Omission. A talk about management and what’s wrong with taking a traditional business approach by Ricardo Semler. The beginning has some wonderful examples of industry malaise and lack of innovative problem solving.
Insane video of Ueli Steck climbing the north face of Eiger in under 3 hours. When I worked in Yosemite I remember talking to guys next door at the mountain shop about people speed climbing El Capitan. (via Kottke)