How To Write An Effective Answer On Quora: Communications 101

InfoChachkie

Although an additional 140 Oswald episodes were produced over the next 14 years, none of them was nearly as successful as the first 26 installments, which were developed under Walt Disney’s tutelage. I write a bit more about how entrepreneurs can protect their ideas here: Spilling The Beans.

Southern California needs to find its hub for it to develop its own tech ecosystem

TechCrunch LA

The Alliance estimates that Southern California’s tech community could be one-third the size of Silicon Valley’s by supporting or further developing the six pillars it already has for innovation to occur.

Web Designers vs. Web Developers

SoCal CTO

Funny graphic by @shanesnow that captures the difference between web designers vs. web developers: Like the issue of Startup CTO or Developer , often startup founders who are less technical have this same question. Do I need a designer or a developer?

Document Your MVP for a Developer

SoCal CTO

He wanted to get input from me on what he's doing, and he wants to begin to ask developers what it would take to build his product. what format would you and the developer want that in? You likely are writing your first one of these.

Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

Among the many factors to consider when choosing a web development framework, raw performance is easy to objectively measure. write(HelloDbResponse.mapper.writeValueAsString(worlds)); } catch (IOException ex) { } } }); return response; }. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact.

Eric Kuhn: 'I'm Developing An App' Is The New 'I'm Writing A Script'

The Huffington Post

Technology accelerators and incubators have sprung up around L.A., making it easier for a new entrepreneurs and seasoned Hollywood executives alike to quit their jobs and pursue the startup dream. Read more: Los Angeles Startups , La Tech Incubators , La Startups , Los Angeles Tech , Venture Capitalists , Tech Accelerators , Tech Incubators , Venture Capital , Slideexpand , Silicon Valley , Los Angeles News

'I'm Developing An App' Is The New 'I'm Writing A Script'

The Huffington Post

Technology accelerators and incubators have sprung up around L.A., making it easier for a new entrepreneurs and seasoned Hollywood executives alike to quit their jobs and pursue the startup dream

GameSalad Rolls Out New Tools To Help Aspiring Game Developers

socalTECH

Wish you could design and develop your own mobile games, but don't know how to write software? Los Angeles- and Austin-based GameSalad , a developer of tools which make it easy to create real, world class mobile apps and desktop games, said it is looking to help aspiring hobbyists to become full fledged game developers, with a new effort called GameSalad Academy. tools software videogame mobile development game academy gamesalad

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Google partners with Sony Pictures Imageworks to launch an open source VFX render manager

TechCrunch LA

“As content production continues to accelerate across the globe, visual effects studios are increasingly turning towards the cloud to keep up with demand for high-quality content,” writes Google product manager Todd Prives in today’s announcement.

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How to Find and Hire a Developer

Tech Zulu Event

At Silicon Beach Fest Hollywood 2012 Kevin Winston organized a panel called “How to Find and Hire a Developer”. Always have a developer do a test project before hiring them to make sure they deliver quality work. Try to identify developers that are flexible in their design.

Equity-Only CTO and Equity-Only Developers

SoCal CTO

Was it a Startup Founder Developer Gap ? Did they really need a Startup CTO or Developer or both? Did they have a Weak Development Team ? He needed some kind of CTO and as well Developers. However, when I told him that the level of engagement required from me and the fact that equity-only development was required, he seemed to be a bit offended. I would caution any founder that finding and being successful with equity-only developers is tough.

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Software Development | How To Collaborate As A Team

Tech Zulu Event

As a creative director at a software development company, I am always looking for ways to speed up our design and development process and to include as many people and teams working on the project. These teams are usually: business, design, frontend, development, and quality assurance.

How to Quickly Build a Customer Base With Lead Generation Tools

Tech.Co

It also takes only an hour to develop your own using a rapid development framework like CakePHP. It integrates with OptinMonster, allows you to craft beautiful emails, and more importantly, enables you to create automated workflows without writing a single line of code.

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Bose Develops Prototype “Sleepbuds” After Buying San Diego Startup

Xconomy

Bose , the privately held maker of headphones, loudspeakers, and other electronics for audiophiles, has acquired Hush, a San Diego startup founded by three undergraduate engineering students to develop “smart” noise-masking earbuds designed to help users sleep.

Business Development Advice (for the online world)

Jason Nazar

I often get asked for advice on Business Development. Seeing how you might work together is infinitely more impactful that trying to describe in text, even if you did write the best 6 th grade book reports.

FreedomSpeaks.com Targets Developers With API

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based FreedomSpeaks.com an online web site focused on political social networking, said Tuesday that it has launched a new application programming interface (API) targeted at helping developers tap into information about publicly elected officials. Ad-supported FreedomSpeaks also provides tools to help members to write letters, delivered via email and fax, to public officials.

Venture investors and startup execs say they don’t need Elizabeth Warren to defend them from big tech

TechCrunch LA

Warren’s plan called for regulators to be appointed to oversee the unwinding of several acquisitions that were critical to the development of the core technology that make Alphabet’s Google and the social media giant Facebook so profitable… and Zappos. “If big companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon are prevented from acquiring startups, that actually reduces competition,” Sirinivasan writes.

Building and Developing an A++ Team

Frank Addante

apologies for the lack of posting to my blog -- I broke my arm snowboarding six weeks ago which makes it hard to write. :-)A Plus Teams - Frank Adante Startonomics LA. Tags: hiring culture startonomics team development Recently, I was asked to present my philosophy and methodology toward building what I call A++ teams at the Startonomics conference. Below, you'll find the video recording of the presentation and the actual presentation itself.My

Building and Developing an A++ Team

Frank Addante

apologies for the lack of posting to my blog -- I broke my arm snowboarding six weeks ago which makes it hard to write. :-)A Plus Teams - Frank Adante Startonomics LA. Tags: hiring culture startonomics team development Recently, I was asked to present my philosophy and methodology toward building what I call A++ teams at the Startonomics conference. Below, you'll find the video recording of the presentation and the actual presentation itself.My

Final Draft Acquired By Cast & Crew Entertainment

socalTECH

Calabasas-based software developer Final Draft , which develops screenwriting software, has been acquired by Burbank-based Cast & Crew Entertainment Services. writing script hollywood break bigbreak silverlake castcrew acquisition merger software screenwriter screenwriting draft finalFinancial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Cast & Crew said the buy will help expand its suite of technology solutions.

Framework Benchmarks Round 16

TechEmpower

Expect to hear more about this as the plan develops during Round 17. We also want the ever-increasing diversity of options for web development to be represented. Mostly so that we can use the opportunity to write a blog entry and generate hype!)

Border Stylo Lands $3.5M

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Border Stylo , the developer of Write On Glass , software which allows you to share comments on any web page, chat with friends, and others all through Firefox and Chrome browsers, has scored $3.5M chrome mozilla firefox extension browser software capital venture writeonglass glass write stylo border

Why Bots Aren’t the Real AI Disruption: The Quiet Rise of Headless AI

Xconomy

Editor’s note: This piece was originally posted on Textio’s company blog. Hey Siri, how’s the weather today?” “OK OK Google, remind me to pay the power bill.” Alexa, tell me a joke!” Bots are eating the world.

Local Angels Back Scripted.com

socalTECH

Scripted.com allows online publishers to hire writers to develop blog posts and Twitter posts from an online marketplace. scripted venture capital funding writer blog writing marketplace scrippedA number of Southern California angel investors, including Jody Mulkey , the CIO of Shopzilla, have backed Scripted.com , a new online marketplace for freelance writers.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: So, you need to develop a product?

Frank Addante

► February (1) Building and Developing an A++ Team ► 2008 (14) ► December (1) Develop a Culture Roadmap ► November (2) Green Week - Save the Environment and Your Cash Creating a Culture of Innovation: Cultural Values. So, you need to develop a product?

Frameworks Round 6

TechEmpower

We''ve just posted Round 6, which includes several more developer community-provided framework test implementations: Beego, Dart, Hapi, Jester, Luminus, Nancy, Yaf, Plack, Play-Slick, and Undertow.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development

Frank Addante

► February (1) Building and Developing an A++ Team ► 2008 (14) ► December (1) Develop a Culture Roadmap ► November (2) Green Week - Save the Environment and Your Cash Creating a Culture of Innovation: Cultural Values.

Quantum Computing 101: Brilliant, Google, Microsoft Training Workers

Xconomy

But tech companies are already writing the novel kinds of software these revolutionary computers will need in order to operate—and businesses are even helping to train the workforce for a future era of “quantum speed-up.’’

eByline Gets $1.5M

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based eByline , a startup developing a marketplace for journalists and freelance writers, said today that it has raised $1.5M Tags: ebyline startup marketplace freelance publishing writing writers freelancer venture capital scripps newspaper in a first round of funding. The round came from E.W. Scripps Company. eByline helps publications find experienced and qualified journalists to contribute to their publications, and allows those journalists to showcase their work.

Tongal | Create Together & Earn Cash

Tech Zulu Event

Tongal is a website dedicated to those who have the passion to develop new and exciting video advertisements for companies. The best part about Tongal is anyone who wants to write, act, direct, and/or animate videos can join for free.

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Frameworks Round 5

TechEmpower

Additionally, we have added a new test type focused on writes, wherein a variable number of database updates are executed per request. MySQL with MyISAM was substantially faster at writes than with InnoDB, but the official Round 5 results are using InnoDB.

Framework Benchmarks Round 7

TechEmpower

Happy Halloween fans of web development frameworks! This project is not a database benchmark so we believed it would be fascinating to see the performance of the full stack when the friction of the database writes is reduced to a bare minimum.

Framework Benchmarks Round 15

TechEmpower

When frameworks and platforms lift their performance ceiling upward, application developers enjoy the freedom and peace of mind of knowing they control their applications' performance fate. What better day than Valentine's Day to renew one's vow to create high-performance web applications?

Innovation and Geography

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Innovation and Geography I ran across a post in Read/Write Web - Does Location Matter in Web Innovation? Posted byTony Karrer at 7:30 AM 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Tony Karrer Dr. Tony Karrer is CEO/CTO of TechEmpower , a Los Angeles Web Development firm, and is considered one of the top technologists in e-Learning.

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Think about Performance Before Building a Web Application

TechEmpower

We’ve heard this from startup founders, product managers, development team leads, CTOs, and others who see their product gaining traction, but simultaneously see performance falling off a cliff. “It was running fine.”

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