Category Archives: Works

Works created by Mike Caprio.

A Conversation At Cadillac Headquarters

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“We really need to sell more cars. Who has money to buy luxury vehicles?” “Don’t those techie startup people have a ton of money to blow?” “Oh yeah, I saw that HBO show, they totally have stupid money. Who can we get to sell them our cars? Who do they love?” “Steve Jobs.” “Oh yeah! […]

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A Short Screenplay About Your Life

This Is Your Life And You Don’t Even Realize It [Cue Twilight Zone sounding music. FADE IN to a Rod Serling style NARRATOR standing in the foreground of a LIVING ROOM, lights dim. In the background, softly lit, is a woman sitting in a comfy chair, using a generic tablet or eReader looking device. Lights […]

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The Five Lean Lessons I Learned On The StartupBus

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In 2011, I went on one of the most arduous and life-changing trips I’ve ever taken – I rode the StartupBus from New York City to Austin, Texas. At the time I thought I was out for a lark, taking a road trip that just happened to end where I wanted to go… little did […]

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Why I Deleted My Facebook Account And Returned To Blogging

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This article originally appeared in Torque Magazine; image credit goes to Torque. A Little Bit Of History This WordPress blog is the latest incarnation of my online identity; I’ve had a web site operating continuously for roughly 20 years, but I didn’t start to post regular updates online until “blogs” became a thing. I remember […]

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Why Did The New York Tech Scene Grow?

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When one contemplates the meteoric heights achieved by the New York tech scene, it’s easy to forget the humble beginnings it started from. In just a relatively short six years, New York has exploded into a tech powerhouse that is now beginning to rival Silicon Valley.  I say six years because, by my estimation, the […]

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