Abhishek Desai

My, myself and the Internet

Month: October, 2008

Scaling of Different Software Business Models

Spolsky: Now I do want to follow this to its logical extreme and so let’s say that you’re working as an individual consultant and then you bring on a couple other people and pretty soon you’ve got a team of your 20 guys. Guys and girls.  Your 20 professional, technical, developer type people and you’ve […]

The codes are a-changin’!

FYI The codes are a-changin’! via Digg the Blog by Joe Stump on 10/16/08 Hi all – Later today Digg will be undergoing some significant updates, but upon first glance, it may seem that nothing has changed. That’s because the changes included in the coming release are 100% under the hood. For the last few […]

The Importance of Sitemaps

The Importance of Sitemaps via Coding Horror by Jeff Atwood on 10/13/08 So I’ve been busy with this Stack Overflow thing over the last two weeks. By way of apology, I’ll share a little statistic you might find interesting: the percentage of traffic from search engines at stackoverflow.com. Sept 16thone day after public launch 10% […]

[Jason] The Startup Death Spiral + Feedback from (The) Startup Depression

———- Forwarded message ———-From: Jason Calacanis <jason@calacanis.com> Date: Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 6:41 PMSubject: [Jason] The Startup Death Spiral + Feedback from (The) Startup DepressionTo: jason@binhost.com Team Jason, 1. Right now I'm working on a piece about the "Startup Death Spiral" and I'm looking for tips and stories from folks who lived through the […]

Benchmark Capital Advises Startups To Conserve Capital, Look For Opportunities

Benchmark Capital Advises Startups To Conserve Capital, Look For Opportunities via TechCrunch by Michael Arrington on 10/9/08 Yesterday Sequoia Capital and Ron Conway communicated with their portfolio companies to guide them through troubled times. Today Benchmark Capital joins the fray, with what a source says is an email from General Partner Bill Gurley to their […]

How to Get Rich

How to Get Rich via blog maverick by markcuban on 10/4/08 Thats what so many want. Right ? I’m certainly not going to lie and say it is not a whole lot better having lots of money. I had a whole lot of fun and loved my life when I was eating mustard and ketchup […]

8 Reasons to Work at Digg

I would have one email like this shortly for my company with similar contents 🙂 8 Reasons to Work at Digg via Digg the Blog by quinn on 9/30/08 Calling all Diggers, If you’re keen to work at Digg, here are 8 solid reasons to send us your resume right away: 8. You’ll Digg the […]