Abhishek Desai

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Month: December, 2008

Programming: Love It or Leave It

Programming: Love It or Leave It via Coding Horror by Jeff Atwood on 12/29/08 In a recent Joel on Software forum post Thinking of Leaving the Industry, one programmer wonders if software development is the right career choice in the face of broad economic uncertainty: After reading the disgruntled posts here from long time programmers […]

Brother can you share a dime?

Brother can you share a dime? via TechCrunchIT by Steve Gillmor on 12/27/08 Looking back over the big stories of 2008, I’d have to go with the failed Microsoft/Yahoo acquisition as the least surprising and most interesting drama of the technology world. Coming as it did in the wake of Google’s rapid climb to the […]

[Jason] How to launch a new product

———- Forwarded message ———-From: Jason Calacanis <jason@calacanis.com> Date: Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 7:28 AMSubject: [Jason] How to launch a new productTo: jason@binhost.com Location: CalaCompound, Brentwood, CA Monday, December 22nd, 5:50PM PST. Word Count: 2,986 Jason's List Subscriber Count: 11,858 List management: http://tinyurl.com/jasonslist Filed under: Entrepreneurship Republishing: PLEASE DO *NOT* REPRINT WITHOUT PERMISSION Forwarding: PLEASE […]

Hardware is Cheap, Programmers are Expensive

Hardware is Cheap, Programmers are Expensive via Coding Horror by Jeff Atwood on 12/18/08 Given the rapid advance of Moore’s Law, when does it make sense to throw hardware at a programming problem? As a general rule, I’d say almost always. Consider the average programmer salary here in the US: You probably have several of […]

Avoiding The Uncanny Valley of User Interface

Avoiding The Uncanny Valley of User Interface via Coding Horror by Jeff Atwood on 12/16/08 Are you familiar with the uncanny valley? No, not that uncanny valley. Well, on second thought, yes, that uncanny valley. In 1978, the Japanese roboticist Masahiro Mori noticed something interesting: The more humanlike his robots became, the more people were […]

On Bailouts and Sports Car

On Bailouts and Sports Car via The Jason Calacanis Weblog by Jason Calacanis on 11/30/08 Just sent this to Jason’s List… felt it was important enough to publish on the web. No comments here please… if you want to comment do so on your blog please. best jcal Location: CalaCompoud, Brentwood, CA Monday, November 30th, […]

The 120% Solution

The 120% Solution via The Jason Calacanis Weblog by Jason Calacanis on 12/3/08 Location: Mahalo HQ, Santa Monica, CA Monday, December 3rd, 7:30PM PST. Word Count: 1,612 (a short one) Jason’s List Subscriber Count: 11,474 List management: http://tinyurl.com/jasonslist Filed under: The Future; Economy; America Republishing: PLEASE DO NOT REPRINT WITHOUT PERMISSION Forwarding: PLEASE DO FORWARD […]

[Jason] On Bailouts and Sports Car

Abhishek Desai Mobile +91 98790 33534 (Available 24X7 on this)My Facebook Profile http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=548035249&ref=profile I love twitter http://twitter.com/abhishekdesaiBlog http://abhishekdesai.com (Sparsely written) ———- Forwarded message ———-From: Jason Calacanis <jason@calacanis.com> Date: Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 4:35 AMSubject: [Jason] On Bailouts and Sports CarTo: jason@binhost.com Location: CalaCompoud, Brentwood, CA Monday, November 30th, 3:01PM PST. Word Count: 2,416 Jason's […]