So have been working on and off my startup, have been playing with some swanky new tools too. Clojure The absolute rockstar language. The LISP syntax is an absolute blast. The syntactic sugar does have some extremely valuable benefits. The code is a joy to read though. My first small project to explore Clojure was … Continue reading "lingua franche"
To best describe an object, describe by what it is not than by what it is – Unknown In this post, by a startup I shall mean an upstart venture created by its founders with a vision to create an enterprise of value. The law of causality simply states the relation between a cause and … Continue reading "Preparing for failure: startup’s karma conundrum"
I had had a personal interest in understanding the dynamics of social money in some personal posts of mine. Recently on Rajat’s blog I had the chance to meet up with Amit, one of the cofounders of Buxfer. The meetup coincided with our plan to get entrepreneurs to talk about their products… from a more … Continue reading "Uncaffeinated Desktop Discussions 1: Buxfer"
Where is superman (Aka Suman) ? 1) Fighting the gargantuan zepholodi of neptune and trying to save earth. 2) Getting his new and better fitting unform for his laterally expanding waist. 3) Is stuck in an elevator in an old decrepit mine 4) Trying to log into his computer which uses face recognition as authenitcation … Continue reading "Where Is Superman"
Everyone loves the underdog, or lets say most people root for them. Microsoft was the evil empire hellbent on world domination and Google was the david; the only hero capable of felling the Microsoft Goliath Juggernaut. But just looking at the way Google is rapidly gobbling up startups or more specifically eating into lunches of … Continue reading "Why Google is dangerous than Microsoft!"
The first thing that comes to your mind as soon as you read about Jellyfish’s Smack Shopping – Deal of the day is Woot. Woot was a very innovative concept which took the consumer market to a new paradigm. It was just a limited time, cant-miss deal, which had the users hooked for the one … Continue reading "Understanding Smack Shopping – Deal of the day"
Please note that this post is second in the series formerly called ‘Taking the Leap: Job Holder to Jobless and Beyond‘ now called ‘Entrepreneurship for the Employed‘. After our Why? post here’s the How? post. In this post Ill say what I think are the best ways to prepare mentally for the leap and test … Continue reading "Entrepreneurship for the Employed – II"