The Blog of Eric M. Ruiz

Exploring the differences that make us the same.

Quotes From Silicon Valley

                        I’ve now been in Silicon Valley for two months. One of the hidden gems of working in the startup world is that you hear things that you will never hear anywhere else. Silicon Valley is like a bubble, it’s its own world. These are some of my favorite rumblings and quotes I have heard uttered around the area.

BaM! “Soccernomics” Review

Somewhere between “Moneyball” and “Freakonomics” lies Simon Kuper’s “Soccernomics”. A brilliant and informative look at the business of soccer.

Blonde Hair, Don’t Care

Blonde Hair, Don't Care

My uncle Pedro, my father and my Uncle David (holding me) before a soccer tournament circa 1988. I inherited my father’s passion and love for the game.