Paul Kondo

Paul is a partner with Funderstanding. In his spare time, he spends way too much time talking about Breaking Bad, Sherlock, and reading Flipboard. At least he has broken his Words With Friends addiction.


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TMSIDK About Credit Cards

  This past week, I was talking to 2 colleagues. I’m not sure how the conversation started but what I found out was that there are no credit cards in France. What?!? To be clear, although there are things called … Continue reading

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TMSIDK: The Hardest Thing To Do In Sports

  They’ say that one of the hardest things to do in sports is to hit a baseball.  In the major leagues, pitchers can change speeds ranging typically from the low 80’s to high 90’s.  On top of that, they … Continue reading

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TMSIDK: Why do beer steins have a cap?

That was the question my colleague Mickael asked me while sitting in my dining room looking at my collection of beer glasses and mugs. He had noticed a big mug which I had brought back from Andechs, Germany. As I started to answer, … Continue reading

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Share Your Thoughts: Exchange Programs

My father sent me this article from the Boston Globe the other day which talks about a Japanese baseball high school team coming to Massachusetts and spending a week with an American counterpart. It’s a wonderful example of how kids can learn and … Continue reading

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Tell Me Something I Don’t Know About Progress Bar

Waiting stinks. There’s no other way around it. Sure, there are times when the anticipation of something is fun but nobody would say that while sitting in a 3 hour DMV line. But what’s worse than waiting? I would easily … Continue reading

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