Monthly Archives: February 2012

Fred Wilson @ HBS on Startups

Source: BostonVC blog, Feb 2012  “Start-ups should be hunch-driven early on and data-driven as they scale“.  What was interesting was discussing the profile of the entrepreneur that has good hunches – often they come from outside the domain, yet are … Continue reading

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Design of Google Glasses?

Source: Geek, Feb 2012

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60% of clothes (online purchases) returned due to fit issues

Source: TechCrunch, Feb 2012 The problem with shopping for clothes online is that customers have gotten burned by their past experiences. “Instead of being excited about this great new thing you’re about to buy,” explains Clothes Horse co-founder Vikram Venkatraman, … Continue reading

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NYT on Google Goggles

Source: NYTimes, Feb 2012 … later this year, Google is expected to start selling eyeglasses that will project information, entertainment and, this being a Google product, advertisements onto the lenses. The glasses are not being designed to be worn constantly — although … Continue reading

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Google Heads-Up Display Glasses Are Coming by YE 2012

Source: Mashable, Feb 2012 Google plans to launch glasses with a heads-up display by the end of 2012, the New York Times reports citing sources familiar with the matter. The glasses, who were previously rumored to have a front-facing camera with flash and a voice … Continue reading

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Saving Money

Source: The Next Web, Feb 2012 1. Find Savings with Indinero 2. Tap into Talent Pools on Elance 3. Score a Deal on AppSumo 4. Recruit for Basics through Odesk 5. Track Spending with Mint 6. Achieve Efficiency with RescueTime … Continue reading

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Learning HTML5

Source: The Next Web, Feb 2012 HTML5 Boilerplate 3.0 Chrome Experiments Mozilla Hacks HTML5 Rocks

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The Front-End Takes Longer than the Back-End

Source: Steve Souders website, Feb 2012

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Social Media Analytics Spreadsheets

Source: Mashable, Feb 2012 a few ready-made spreadsheets you can copy (navigate File + Make a copy) and use for social media analytics. They are free, highly customizable and extremely easy to use. Most of the scripts that run the spreadsheets … Continue reading

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Fab Focuses Upon Customer Service

Source: Business Insider, Feb 2012 Make People Smile It should be intuitive: make customers happy. Fab makes it a top priority and has a tag line: “Smile (you’re designed to).” “We’re in the business of making people smile and that starts … Continue reading

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