What Now? Episode 1 - ”Pilot” Download this episode, in which Gavin and Andrey talk about who they are, and a little about their respective companies Retro Dreamer, and Antair. Also in this episode, developing Sneezies and its 3-year anniversary, the great app bake-off and viral (edible) marketing, burning out on Wall Street and founding Antair, Chinchilla and learning to choose your [...] Continue reading
I’ve been practicing Bikram Yoga for a little over 5 years now. My initial draw to Bikram wasn’t the pursuit of spirituality or the many health benefits, but simply finding an “efficient” exercise routine that I could fit into my busy schedule. Before Bikram, I used to frequent a gym, occasionally run, and meditate. Even at 90 mins a class, Bikram packed in a workout, meditation, and sauna in one. I gave it a shot and have been hooked ever since.
As my practice has deepened, I have drawn many parallels with my practice of yoga and my practice of entrepreneurship – particularly lean. Continue reading
Photo by Seattle Municipal Archives I received the following question from a reader a few weeks back: I’m considering creating a mobile app and I want to know quick/effective ways to validate some of my assumptions. Is it more effective to put out small experiments that test your assumptions, or are surveys of the possible users [...] Continue reading
I got a tip from Anna-Jayne Metcalfe of C++ and QA specialists Riverblade to check out Cppcheck, a free static analyser for C and C++. I ran >100 kLOC of PerfectTablePlan C++ through it and it picked up a few issues, including: variables uninitialised in constructors classes passed by value, rather than as a const [...] Continue reading
The following is a rather unusual guest post. One of the more surreal parts of speaking publicly and putting ideas out into the ether is to watch other people run with them. I can’t seem to help tuning into comment threads on blogs, news aggregators, e… Continue reading
A sneak-peak at the process of creating a custom cartoon, written by Mark Anderson who creates most of the cartoons on this blog. Continue reading
Well, I’ve been trying hard to resist the�avalanche of Black Friday deals today, but I fell for one, and you should too: The megatrend is towards realtime web data and for good reason: the whole point of having a site is engagement. By the way, had to straighten out a few issues due to expired trial account, but thanks to …
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So I’ve hung around with SEOs for the last couple of years, including ones who pay the rent based on their ability to convince people to click on AdSense ads, and I’ve learned a trick or three. One that Google will actually tell you in as many words is to make the ads seem less [...] Continue reading