Ten things about being a founder I wish I knew two years ago. // Speaker Deck

Ten tips and concepts that I personally value very much about being a startup founder, managing a team and a product. The white slides represent my speaker’s notes. Ten things about being a founder I wish I knew two years ago. // Speaker Deck.

March 12, 2013 · 1 min · 44 words · Me

Career Advice From LinkedIn's Billionaire Founder - Business Insider

Reid Hoffman started his professional life with the intention of becoming an academic. But then he realized: “in order to be a professional scholar, you have to dedicate a vast majority of your career to writing esoteric books that only 50 people will understand.” So instead, he got into the technology industry with a job at Apple, where he helped build eWorld, Apple’s version of America Online. Next, he started a company called SocialNet....

March 11, 2013 · 1 min · 85 words · Me

RFC 6455 - The WebSocket Protocol

The WebSocket Protocol enables two-way communication between a client running untrusted code in a controlled environment to a remote host that has opted-in to communications from that code. The security model used for this is the origin-based security model commonly used by web browsers. The protocol consists of an opening handshake followed by basic message framing, layered over TCP. The goal of this technology is to provide a mechanism for browser-based applications that need two-way communication with servers that does not rely on opening multiple HTTP connections (e....

March 11, 2013 · 1 min · 117 words · Me

Zombie Startups | Danielle Morrill

My greatest fear as a startup founder isn’t to fail, it is to become a zombie startup. Kind of like in the 6th Sense when Bruce Willis doesn’t realize he is dead and tries to have a nice dinner with his wife, there are startups out there who are still “operating” but might as well not be. Zombie Startups | Danielle Morrill.

March 11, 2013 · 1 min · 62 words · Me

Firefox operating system released!

One of the first things that i wanted to implement in my university [~2006] was a operating system with only the Firefox browser as the core application. Turns out that is a popular reality now with the Chromebook and well to some extent the Firefox OS which is being released. I at that point had no idea that mobile would become that big, with the exposure that I had. Its all coming together!...

March 9, 2013 · 1 min · 205 words · Me