The secret of success

It's actually not a secret that in order to achieve success you need to work hard. The Atlantic collected a few photographs of children, in face of disaster, carrying on with their lives and doing their homework. It's a life lesson in perseverance and will. Admire and learn with them! See all the images - … Continue reading The secret of success

It’s more important to be kind than clever

Nice story by Jeff Bezos on the importance of your human side "So by all means, encourage your people to embrace technology, get great at business analytics, and otherwise ramp up the efficiency of everything they do. But just make sure all their efficiency doesn't come at the expense of their humanity. Small gestures can send … Continue reading It’s more important to be kind than clever

Play by your own rules

Inside the battle between GoWalla and Foursquare, and how it was won by Instagram, by GoWalla CEO Josh Williams. "The first iPhone with GPS had just landed, so were enthralled with the idea of mixing art, game-like incentives, and real-world location to inspire people to go explore and share their favorite places and experiences. Eventually … Continue reading Play by your own rules

On prosperity and differentiation

Very interesting article by Eric Feng, with 3 worth noting concepts / considerations: 1. App prosperity:  In 1910 a phone call from LA to NY cost 90 hours of work (at average wage). Today it costs less than 2 minutes of work. Same goes for software development: SQL Server 200 took 2 years and hundreds … Continue reading On prosperity and differentiation