I, like a lot of others in the software industry, belong to the Fred Brooks fan club. I first read The Mythical Man Month in 80s but since I was just doing my first startup, did not fully comprehend some of the problems Brooks was talking about. After 25 years in 4 startups and a […]
I am a little attached to RDBMS and SQL since we worked on an engine called Integra SQL, for a decade starting in 1985. Declarative queries fascinate me. In fact declarative anything fascinates me since I think it is the only we can push complexity under the hood and have application developers deal with higher […]
I work with students quite a bit. When I talk to them about Python, they want to first know why. I tell them Why I love Python and why they should look at Python. If they are convinced, then they ask me whether I have any pointers to resources or how they can learn Python. […]
I was re-reading Paul Graham’s essay on “Organic Startup Ideas” today. Paul (as usual) gets you thinking. This essay, may in fact trigger a lot of posts. I will share one of our own experience on an organic startup idea. The best way to come up with startup ideas is to ask yourself the question: […]
I keep meeting people in the startup community. They share one attribute – passion. Some of them have great ideas and others not so great. Some of them are good at building their products and others are still trying to figure out how to implement their ideas or build concept prototypes. Some of them are […]
I really like this presentation (video) and the slides. You can fine more information on ABCs of Startup Marketing -Avoid Addiction -Blog Beforehand -Create Convenience -Data Drives Decision -Employ the Exceptional You can read a short description of each of these over on the OnStartups blog.
During the lightning talk session at DevCamp #dcc1, I asked the audience to predict “What Technologies Will Have Major Imact in the Next 5 Years”. Here are some answers (in no particular order): 1. Google Wave 2. HTML5 and CSS 3. iPad like devices, interactive books 4. Windows 7 Phone 5. Mobile Applications 6. Mobile […]