Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

Simulating production environments. For this exercise, we aimed to configure every framework according to the best practices for production deployments gleaned from documentation and popular community opinion. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact.

Turning Thoughts into Productivity | The Fetchnotes Story

Tech Zulu Event

Turn on your phone and look at the productivity folder. Something to write your notes, another to set reminders, and one that does both. You’ll be more productive within three weeks time. We discuss productivity, emails, communication, and the dynamics of the team.

Productivity Hacks: Voicemail, Folders & To-Do’s

Both Sides of the Table

I recently wrote a post about avoiding the “ Deferred Life Plan &# and some related thoughts about personal productivity that came from Tim Ferriss’s book, The Four Hour Workweek. I would love to say that I’m the productivity guru.

Quick Hack to Make Your Boss (and you) More Productive

Both Sides of the Table

Yesterday I wrote a post about the " Urgency Addiction ” and how many people start important tasks late and then motivate with a huge wave of productivity and inspiration driven by deadlines and commitments to others.

Why Email May Be Draining Your Company’s Productivity

Both Sides of the Table

That great productivity drain that we somehow all buy into. So I ask you – if you’re being reactive to somebody else’s emails are you really being as productive in your company as you could be? You’re writing a freaking blog post! Email. Ah, email.

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Why You Should Put Yourself Out There and Try New Products

Both Sides of the Table

I went to an industry event where people actually called me self-centered for writing publicly. Here’s the thing: If you never try new product and new networks you’ll never learn anything. In 2006 I started using Facebook and most of my friends & colleagues thought I was strange.

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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Top 30 Startup Technology and Product Posts for September 2010

SoCal CTO

Great content again in September that meets at the intersection of startups, technology, product and being a Startup CTO. Why Every Entrepreneur Should Write and 9 Tips To Get Started - OnStartups , September 27, 2010 "The best part of blogging is the people you will meet"- Hugh MacLeod repeating wisdom from Loic Lemeur to me at the Big Pink at 2 am in South Beach after the Future of Web Apps 2008. Why You Should Write. It's human nature," he writes.

Don’t Subtract - Restart to Find the Minimum Viable Product

SoCal CTO

Steve Blank wrote a great post recently entitled Perfection By Subtraction – The Minimum Feature Set where he explains the real goals around defining a minimum viable product: Founders act like the “minimum” part is the goal. Only a special subset of customers will and what gets them breathing heavy is the long-term vision for your product. I’m a big believer in delivering a minimal product out of the gate, although minimum gets defined differently in lots of cases.

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.

Ebyline Launches New Service For Publishers

socalTECH

Pricing on the new product was not disclosed. ebyline news freelance author publisher content writingLos Angeles-based Ebyline , the online marketplace which connects publishers with freelance journalists, has rolled out a new offering today, which it says can help publishers produce their own, custom news feeds. The service, called Ebyline News Desk, allows publishers to create their own, custom feeds of original content.

Top 57 Online Startups Meets Technology Meets Product Posts for November 2010

SoCal CTO

I continue to collect great content that is the intersection of startups, products, online and technology. aka: An Open Letter to the Next Big Social Network) - 500 Hats , November 1, 2010 I've held off writing this post for a long time, because I couldn't quite get my head around all the issues. But I didn’t write it for you; I wrote it for myself. So let’s be very specific: let’s assume your dream job is product manager at Google, working on the Analytics product.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development

Frank Addante

Under Process, Over Deliver So, you need to develop a product? ▼ 2006 (20) ▼ December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. Over-engineering will slow down product releases.

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. We ran a bunch of spot-tests of the database updates test with various configurations, some scarcely suitable for a production server.

Tongal | Create Together & Earn Cash

Tech Zulu Event

The best part about Tongal is anyone who wants to write, act, direct, and/or animate videos can join for free. The community is full of people eager to make a product that is worthy of people’s time. Creative thoughts are constantly processed in everyone’s mind.

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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. User experience is suffering and it’s the worst possible time with the product taking off.

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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? Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0 Social Media for Service Professionals LearnTrends Speakers and Topics Accounced Tags not Folders - LinkedIn Saved Profiles Product Management for Startups in Los Angeles – S.

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Frameworks Round 1

TechEmpower

Simulating production environments. For this exercise, we aimed to configure every framework according to the best practices for production deployments gleaned from documentation and popular community opinion. You are viewing the first round of web application framework benchmarks.

Efficient multiple-stream concatenation in Java

TechEmpower

With three streams we could write Stream.concat(Stream.concat(a, b), c). I think I've only used them twice in production code. I want to combine the elements of multiple Stream instances into a single Stream. What's the best way to do this? This article compares a few different solutions. Stream.concat(a, b). The JDK provides Stream.concat(a, b) for concatenating two streams. void exampleConcatTwo () {. Stream a = Stream. of ( "one" , "two" ); Stream b = Stream.

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Interview with Sunil Rajaraman, Scripped

socalTECH

to the business of script writing, and is looking to combine a free online tool for writing scripts with matching those scripts with content producers. Zak had an idea for a screen writing magazine, and was trying to make it as a screenwriter, and found out there was a lack of good resources for people trying to scrap and get to the top. Are you targeting Hollywood and existing script writing software?

Everything changes from concept to release.

Berkonomics

A product at the concept stage contains feature-functionality that customers may not want or be willing to pay for, or which just might not work well enough for release to the public. Allow for the cost and extra time for tweaks to the product or service. Close.

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

Frank Addante

Under Process, Over Deliver So, you need to develop a product? ► 2006 (20) ► December (2) Just Say What it Is 12 Proven Guidelines for Rapid Product Development. So, you need to develop a product?

Moving Analytics | Sitting Kills, Moving Heals

Tech Zulu Event

While we have become more productive as a society, with the advent of computers aiding our work, physical inactivity has become a high risk factor in contributing to chronic illnesses. AA: Most product and companies in the space today are focused on young, fit people who are already active.

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Niche marketing works. Here’s how.

Berkonomics

Simply, it’s offering a specific product or service to a specific group of people. Where else are consumers going to find your product, if no one else is offering it or if other companies offer it, but haven’t found the right niche audience? Think about your product or service.

TechZulu Is Looking For New Blood | Apply For Editorial, Biz Dev and More

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Tech Reporters: These individuals will write and edit informative and practical articles on a range of topics including Startups/Entrepreneurs, Gadgets, Mobile Tech, Tech in Entertainment, Gaming, Apps & Software, productivity, and cover breaking tech news.

Amazon.com Takes On the Movie Business

socalTECH

screenwriter and chair, Writing Division of the USC School of Cinematic Arts ("Top Gun"); Mark Gill, former President of Miramax and Warner Independent Pictures; screenwriter Mike Werb ("Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" and "Curious George"); and Michael Taylor, producer and chair, Production Division of the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Tags: amazon studios movie content hollywood contest production

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Next Generation Hardware | Miselu Presents Musical Democracy at SXSW

Tech Zulu Event

Miselu’s seeks to “innovate products to create the next generation of musical experiences,” according to their statement on their website. The feedback we got will help us iterate and next time we show, we will have an even bigger impact and better product.

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Why Titles Matter a Lot if You’re a Blogger

Both Sides of the Table

When I first started writing this blog several years ago I had less followers than you have right now. But the realist in me knew I couldn’t write daily nor could I convince you to think to check out my blog with regularity.

How to Get Busy People to Take Action When You Send an Email

Both Sides of the Table

On my most important ones I spend as much time figuring out what to cut out as I do putting into the writing of it. Many people write email without a “call to action” or reason they’re writing the email. Write to one person at a time.

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A Deep Dive into What Has Really Changed in Venture Capital

Both Sides of the Table

These have the benefit to VCs of not cross-collateralizing returns and to LPs of being able to know the underlying asset before they write the check. I’ve heard a lot of people question whether there is too much money in venture capital chasing too few great deals. “We’re

My story: Fail locally, one customer at a time.

Berkonomics

I was fortunate that I could write software and doubly fortunate that my despair at working for ‘the Man’ – and feeling compelled to strike out on my own – coincided with the dawn of the personal computer era. By Frank Peters.

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From Startup Newsletter To Best Selling Book: How This Entrepreneur Pulled It Off

InfoChachkie

Upon graduation from Wharton, John and Kyle launched a startup based upon a simple, pedestrian product: a computer mouse shaped like the head of a golf driver. Putting their expensive educations to good use, they aptly named their novelty product a "MouseDriver".

Pragmatism with Flavor

TechEmpower

Imagine your prototyping is over, and you're building a production system. You're in the thick of it and about to write a small chunk of server-side code. For production systems, we contend it's often better to select a platform that saves you money in the long run even if it means a few more dollars spent up-front. but getting work done requires shutting down the news feed and writing code.

HyperX Launches New SSDs For Gamers

socalTECH

Fountain Valley-based HyperX , which makes products for the videogaming market, said today that it has rolled out two new solid state disks (SSDs) specifically aimed at videogamers. According to the company--which is the gaming division of Kingston Technology--it has rolled out the FURY RGB SSD and SAVAGE EXO SSD, two diferent solid state drives specifically aimed at both accelerating read and write speeds for gamers--and also to enhance gaming systems with "more color and LED lighting".

The lion and the ant: A managerial lesson

Berkonomics

So the lion recruited a cockroach who had extensive experience as a supervisor and who was famous for writing excellent reports. He also needed a secretary to help him write and type his reports.