November 2006 Archives

Sun likes it
Wherein Sun’s CEO links to the Startup Essentials pricing I published.
November 29, 2006 - 69 words,

Sun Startup Essentials pricing
Here’s the complete price list for the Sun Startup Essentials program.
November 28, 2006 - 588 words, 10 comments

Frank Demmler archives at Texas Startup Blog
Easy access to Frank Demmler’s financing essays.
November 25, 2006 - 82 words, 1 comment

Amazon Shipping indicator
Amazon could help customers by showing them earlier if an item can be shipped for free.
November 25, 2006 - 202 words, 1 comment

DRM, vinyl, and the future
You can still play your old music today. Will you be able to play today’s music in the future?
November 22, 2006 - 462 words, 1 comment

Graffletopia is a directory for OnmiGraffle stencils. Yummy....
November 21, 2006 - 8 words,

High volume subscriptions via IM
It seems a bit counter-intuitive, but I’m finding that the best way for me to keep up with high-volume feeds is to get them out of my reader and into Feed Crier.
November 21, 2006 - 335 words, 1 comment

Textmate for Windows
Textmate for Windows? Not quite, but pretty darn close....
November 21, 2006 - 9 words, 1 comment

MySQL Bar charts
Clever use of the MySQL command line and REPEAT() to create bar charts of your...
November 21, 2006 - 16 words,

Sacramento Entrepreneurs Dinner
The next edition of the Sacramento dinners will be Dec 1.
November 20, 2006 - 75 words,

SOAP Sucks -- Long live REST
How does SOAP suck? Let me count the ways.
November 20, 2006 - 158 words,

Play offices
When you turn your office into a fantasy playland, you get Inventionland.
November 17, 2006 - 58 words,

Zune Marketplace Confusion
Zune Marketplace’s Absurd Pricing Scheme—"What you are in fact doing is giving an...
November 14, 2006 - 28 words,

Google Blog Search. Now in lowercase.
Google’s started converting most blog search results to lowercase. Odd.
November 13, 2006 - 61 words, 1 comment

Remote Desktop and OSX
Windows Remote Desktop on the Mac is very nice indeed.
November 13, 2006 - 202 words, 5 comments

Sun's used-car pricing
Why’s Sun trying to hide their prices?
November 13, 2006 - 160 words,

Opening Java
The legal difficulties involved in open sourcing Java.
November 13, 2006 - 232 words,

Political recorded messages
Automated political telemarketing is getting out of hand.
November 5, 2006 - 300 words, 3 comments

Meridian Project Systems acquired
Yet another local acquisition. Meridian Project Systems has been acquired....
November 5, 2006 - 10 words,

EcoPhones tries to justify their spam
A spammer responds. He just doesn’t get it.
November 1, 2006 - 568 words, 8 comments

TechCrunch Disclosure
"No one should think TechCrunch is objective or conflict-free. We aren’t. We never have been....
November 1, 2006 - 43 words,


One on One meetings for managers: Frequency and Duration (Nov 28)
How long should your 1:1s be? How often should you run them?
One on One meetings for managers (Nov 26)
A one on one meeting is one of the top ways you can build your managerial leverage
How the Sales organization in a large company slows innovation (Nov 16)
If you have a new innovative product inside a large established company, it can be much harder to reach product market fit than it would be for the same product in a startup.
Networking as an entrepreneur (Oct 23)
Having a network is crazy important. Networking is not.
Stretching your team (Jun 11)
Stretching your team is one of the best ways to improve your output, your team's happiness, and your velocity. But they'll need coaching.
Physical camera shutter for Cisco Spark Board (Jul 6)
A 3d printable design for a camera shutter for a Cisco Spark Board
My Travel Coffee Setup (Jan 20)
What my travel coffee brewing setup looks like, and how you can build your own for under $100.
Turkey Legs (May 30)
Product naming gone awry.

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