Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner…To Save Our Company →
It Never Gets Easier In my career I’ve done 4(ish) startups, and each one has required from the get-go a huge leap of faith: A belief that we know what the future holds, and that our new idea will push it further and faster in that direction. In other words, a belief that we could truly change the world—an easy thing to say but a hell of a thing to do. But each time, that belief gets harder to...
Five Affordable Alternatives to NYC's Hottest... →
Don’t have the cash flow right now to try any of the cool new restaurants you read about? Or simply can’t get into any of them on a busy night? Here are a few recommendations for inexpensive, accessible alternatives to five of the hottest new places in town.
Dear business people, an iOS app actually takes a... →
The big question: How much does an iPhone app cost? This is a very common question that I’m asked by a lot of my business-oriented friends and non-tech savvy clients. Without fail, every single time I gave my initial estimation before even locking down the specs, I received that shocked expression because of the unexpected (high) quotation. Yet, none of my quotations has even came close to the...
If your service is digital, than every component of it is the product. It goes...– The QofC Interview: Luke Wroblewski
Amazing work from twelve graduates from Type]Media2011, with a nice website to go along. Ramiro Espinosa made a Flickr set with all the posters of the final exhibition. (via Type]Media 2010/11 - Lauri Toikka)
Kern Type, the kerning game →
Typographica favorite typefaces of 2011 →
Roughly 2 years later, Typographica updates with their favorite fonts of 2011, with an excellent selection as usual. I have to mention the fact that two portuguese designers are among the chosen ones.
Some great conference videos on responsive web design focusing on design and development for mobile devices. (via Past Events | Breaking Development 2012)
If You Like Watches
I think I have found the watch porn site of the century. Look at these beautiful ticking time pieces. Now if I could pintrest the entire site onto one baord.
Most inventors and engineers I’ve met are like me — they’re shy and they live in...– Steve Wozniak. ”Woz on Creativity: Work Alone.”
How long and how much does it take to start a company? It took asana over 2 years and 9 million in funding to get a public beta out. Early 2009: Founders Dustin Moskovitz and Justin Rosenstein begin work on Asana November 2009: Asana raises $9M led by Benchmark Capital and Andreessen-Horowitz October 2010: Asana begins private beta February 2011: Asana launches public beta November 2011:...
The 5 Axes of Mobile Platform Fragmentation
User Interface Device Operating System Marketplace Service
CEO's now talk about user experience as a primary... →
Above all, designer founders should be experts at finding the right problems to...– Silicon Valley’s New Secret Weapon: Designers Who Found Startups
Show me the sales. How does social media impact... →
Negotiations with the carriers– Android handset makers: Here are our phones. How would you like us to change them so that you will sell them? Microsoft: Here’s $200 million. Please sell our phones. Apple: Here is our new phone. It comes in black or white. We will let you sell it. U.S. Carriers Don’t Want Stock...
One of the best Daily Shows that I’ve ever seen.
Misconceptions About iOS Multitasking →
Let me wrap this up by giving you a quick summary: If someone tells you that all the apps in the multitasking bar are running, using up memory or sucking power, they are wrong. When you hit the home button, an app moves from Active to Background and quickly to the Suspended state where it no longer uses CPU time or drains power. An app may request an additional 10 minutes of Background...
I Just Got Served →
Respect all. Fear none. →
But! When competitor A launches X feature, hires Y engineer or gets Z press hit… all you need to do is see it, understand it, say “GAME ON” and then… GET. BACK. TO. THE GAME. reecepacheco
Building an app...
is very similar to building a home. Figure out a plan; budget, location, needs, timeline, budget (very important) Make it solid; Find contractors, build framework, throw some plaster on it and paint it white Decorate; Only if budget allows, add a few bells and whistles so it doesn’t feel like a tract home and add few solid appliance to last you a while Live in it; Invite friends, have...
Users of Apple’s iPhone 4S downloaded 276% more data than people with the Apple...– Top 1% of Mobile Users Use Half of World’s Wireless Bandwidth - NYTimes.com
Add This To Your Video Playlist
Build is a five-day design event made up of three days of conference, workshops, lectures & parties – bookended by a day of film and another of music. VIDEOS Frank Chimero - The Shape of Design from Build on Vimeo.
Digital music sales top physical sales →
Truly Unlimited Data From Sprint
Not any more You’d be shocked how much data you use in a month. What happens if you go over? With Sprint, you don’t have to worry; only Sprint offers truly unlimited data.
Cord Cutting & TV Executives
Have these executives not learned anything from the music industry? Why are they so happy to play along with the cable companies to determine viewing habits. Back in November, HBO co-president Eric Kessler stated to industry leaders that HBO shows would not ever be available to non-HBO subscribers on digital platforms. At that time, Kessler also said his company sees cable-cutting as no more...
10 New Year’s resolutions for designers | Feature... →
This year? This year’s gonna be a goddamned golden age. Last year we trained. This year we fight.
What The Heck Is Responsive Web Design? →
To be successful an incubator has to do two things. First, create companies that...– incubators are a ghetto
Now I know why app developers...
… jump on the bandwagon to only use facebook connect, twitter, foursquare, etc for registration and signing in. Creating a login and registration level for the socialize.it app has been a nightmare; planning for all the different scenarios and data collection is just taking time away from the core product. I’ve separated my app into four levels Registration Create an event level ...
Schedule | TechStars →
Early application deadline is coming up Jan 10, 2012 for NY. Get your act together son…