Emerging Technologies

Early Signals

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“What are you doing?”, my wife asked. Most of the time I grunt something. I think of this question as more of a greeting than a question. This time, however, I said enthusiastically “I am reading about the Wiki Wiki Web”.  This cracked up the entire family (two kids included). Wiki Wiki means quick in […]

Product Economy

Nano Hackathons and Build to Learn

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A small group to build stuff together, learn together and learn by doing. This will replace techtalks for our weekly meets. A nanoapp is something we can build n a day. The core in a couple of hours. The goal is to learn by doing. We may find open source stuff that to build upon. It will […]

Product Economy

Service Business vs Product Business

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Some Thoughts on Service Business vs Product Business in Software. 1. In a service business, the customer tells you his problem and you provide a solution. In the product business, you discover a set of customers with a problem and come up with a solution. Or you dream up an idea and find customers who […]