It's that time of the year again when the Columbia fun run is happening. It will occur next Friday on September 7th.
If anyone is interested please:
1) register at this link
2) Rsvp to the blog for us to have an estimate of EdLab people doing the run.
It would be good to have new folks like Yudan, Sharon, Janice, Avichal, Sharath to participate too.
I found this interesting piece which highlights things a non technical founder could do while the product is being developed. From my experience, much of it could be directly applied to project managers who are handling the product development.
Assist in product design. Make mockups, talk to potential customers, test design hypotheses, test the product, help tweak UI/UX design, help manage the development pipeline; if you get into it, you will realize there ...
I found this slick presentation which summarizes what is really happening with the introduction of new technologies, whats in vs. what's out.
Being a developer I've never thought of color palette as playing such a vital role in online user experience. But this excerpt from Paypal helped me in rationalizing why I see the use of so many common colors on the web.
Color choice basics to consider when planning the palette of your website.
Use colors from nature. Using forest greens, sea blues, and the reds and yellows of flowers and fall leaves is much more alluring to viewers than harsh ...
Pretty interesting article.
If you think about and see the way Microsoft has emerged and tried half wittingly to compete with Google over search, it has finally created a niche for itself by using Xbox and to some extent Google is trying to do the same by creating a clone like service for Groupon, Dropbox, etc.
What do you guys think, is the truth relevant?
I've always pondered whether we are living in a tech bubble which is about to burst.
Recent acquisition of Instagram by Facebook for 1% of their assumed market capitalization of 100 billion stunned the thinkers of a looming bubble.
I found this discussion really helpful.
I found this interesting article for procrastinators (like me) to get motivated to get things done.
Check it out here.
Symbolics.com was the first domain registered on the web.
Visit the site to see more interesting infographics as it is really helpful to see how the web has evolved.
I came across this interesting articleabout how Yahoo has secured a patent for the way their ad relay server will work.
I feel the implications of this patent suit will decide what direction innovation will be going. Do they take a problem and approach it totally different than others or making it incrementally better?
Operating systems breakdown
Mobile manufacturers share