Roku: Anthony Wood: How I Built This Podcast with Guy Raz

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Anthony Wood is a modern-day mad scientist, having twice revolutionized the media landscape. In 2002 he unveiled ReplayTV, an innovative device that finally let you record and pause live TV – something we now take for granted. As technology advanced so too did Anthony’s ambitions; driven to deliver digital content directly onto people’s television sets with ease of use at its core, in 2008 The Roku box was born – offering easy access without requiring familiarity or understanding of complex tech interfaces. Thanks to his pioneering vision it’s hard even today to imagine what life would be like had these inventions not been made!

My mother in law loves to sew.

A few years ago she asked me how to set up an online store.

She wanted to sell fancy throw pillows she was making.

I gave her very basic steps. Enough to get started (I don't know much about ecom).

A few weeks later she showed me her site. It

Everyone wants “yes.”

But they don’t wanna pay the price.

100 Nos is the price of one yes.

You can get as many as yeses as you damn well please as long as you’re willing to pay the price.

I was sad to learn that Charlie Munger died today at age 99.

What a life.

He would likely roll his eyes and argue that none of us should be too surprised, based on the actuarial tables, but we’ve lost one of the 20th century’s greatest investors and businessmen.

Chris and I

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