Archive for the ‘launch’ Category

The Browser is the New Desktop

Monday, May 12th, 2008

The migration from desktop to Internet continues. Nowadays I find myself using very few apps on the desktop. More and more, I am transitioning to online services as the quality and scope of services increases.


Feasibility Demands Honesty

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

When developing an idea into a full-blown business model, there is a fine line between optimism and irrational exuberance. It is important to embrace positive energy, but also maintain a level focus. Too often, start-ups acquire tunnel vision and fail to see the big picture. This clouded judgment can bring about catastrophic consequences.


CakePHP - The New Ruby on Rails?

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

The hype surrounding CakePHP is obvious. This open source web application framework is gaining widespread exposure and quickly becoming the framework of choice for many new websites. As I have stated in previous blog posts, I am not a programmer. For this reason, the discussion will take place at a high level.


A Safer Internet Business Model

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Here’s a thought for all the serial entrepreneurs out there: next time you’re looking for “the next big thing”, look no further than “the current mediocre thing”. I’ve come to the conclusion that rather than trying to reinvent the wheel with a completely new business model, it is easier to modify a recently-adapted idea. This will likely yield greater potential success and minimum downside.


Why YouTube Shouldn’t Be Worried About Flickr Video

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Without even testing Flickr video yet, I can tell you why YouTube shouldn’t be worried about the industry’s newest entrant. When you think YouTube, you think video. When you think Flickr, you think photo. These well-known associations are embedded in the minds of users. A huge change in perception would be needed and I just don’t see this happening.