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Do Something On Top of Something

by Larry Chiang on October 21, 2019

Larry Chiang embodies being a Jedi in Business Administration. His rise in #SiliconValley started while he was an undergrad in Champaign, Illinois when he got mentored by Mark McCormack and Grif Frost. What They Do Teach You at Harvard Law School’s what Harbus summarized in the article: “What They Don’t Teach You at Stanford Business School”

Larry Chiangby Larry Chiang

Trying to do something from nothing is hard because Zero is too low. 
I see this mistake inside of Stanford Engineering #ENGR145 all the time. It’s a mistake to start from zero.

Do Something On Top of Something means “build on top of something”. Do Something On Top of Something is my use of the hashtag  #ExternalAPI. You’re not promoting my hashtag by declaring that you will try to externally build on the Application Protocol Interface. 

image4.jpegA Tesla pickup truck is made on top of a Tesla which was made on top of a Lotus Slider

An example of Doing Something On Top of Something using #ExternalAPI is ⁦‪@SimoneGiertz when she made a Tesla pick up truck. 

Marques Brownlee (@MKBHD)
Legend. ⁦‪@SimoneGiertz‬⁩ got tired of waiting for Tesla to make a pickup truck, so she turned her Model 3 into one instead 😅

Totally legal. 

You bought something and then you changed it. 

⁦‪Doing Something On Top of Something works for He-Man and His Battle Cat. 
Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang)
5a1a [pun intended]/ of 37

Do what He-Man’s (& Battle Cat’s) creator did. He used Big Jim and his Tiger as the basis for He-Man and his battle Cat.

5a1a [cont’]/ of 37

For purses, build on top of Hermès, LV and Tory Burch

I just taught you #ExternalAPI for purse arbitrage

Purse innovation that’s #ExternalAPI
Took a @ToryBurch shopping bag and helped turn a cardboard box into a grill carrying, purse

I Did Something On Top of Something. I made a BBQ carrying purse 

and helped turn a cardboard box into a grill carrying, purse


Larry Chiang @duck9 (@LarryChiang)
Fashion shows de la ⁦‪@toryburch‬⁩ and a ❤️ for BBQ that #SoLoMo (Social Local And Mobile 🙂

An #ExternalAPI because Ms Burch cat stop me from making a BBQ handbag made outta corrugated that transports my Grill

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Tell me a famous Founder and I will comment back how they initially got Facebook, Tesla, Microsoft off the ground by building on top of HotOrNot, Lotus and Altair Basic by using #ExternalAPI

Step one of your entrepreneurship journey is 

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