Abhishek Desai

My, myself and the Internet

Month: April, 2009

The hierarchy of presentations

The hierarchy of presentations via Seth's Blog by Seth Godin on 4/15/09 A presentation is a precious opportunity. It's a powerful arrangement… one speaker, an attentive audience, all in their seats, all paying attention (at least at first). Don't waste it. The purpose of a presentation is to change minds. That's the only reason I […]

How to make money with SEO

How to make money with SEO via Seth's Blog by Seth Godin on 4/13/09 There are two ways to use SEO to help your organization. One is reliable and effective, the other is a glorious crap shoot that usually fails but is wonderful when it works. I'll start with the second. The most common way […]

Exception-Driven Development

Exception-Driven Development via Coding Horror by Jeff Atwood on 4/17/09 If you’re waiting around for users to tell you about problems with your website or application, you’re only seeing a tiny fraction of all the problems that are actually occurring. The proverbial tip of the iceberg. Also, if this is the case, I’m sorry to […]

A Local Revolution?

A Local Revolution? via Paul Graham: Essays on 4/15/09

Fixing the US Economic Crisis

Fixing the US Economic Crisis, This a true Stimulus idea.  This Would Work:  This was an article from the St. Petersburg Times Newspaper on Sunday.  The Business Section asked readers for ideas on "How Would You Fix the Economy?"  I thought this was the BEST idea, I think this guy nailed it!  Dear Mr.President,  Patriotic […]

Table Layouts vs. Div Layouts: From Hell to… Hell?

Now you will know why we have to use and how should we use ? Table Layouts vs. Div Layouts: From Hell to… Hell? via Smashing Magazine by Geir Wavik on 4/8/09 Over the last several years, developers have moved from table-based website structures to div-based structures. Hey, that’s great. But wait! Do developers know […]

Ev’s Advice For Startups: “Do Something Awesome”

Ev’s Advice For Startups: “Do Something Awesome” via TechCrunch by Erick Schonfeld on 4/9/09 Twitter co-founder Evan Williams is on the Web video show Tekzilla in an interview conducted by Veronica Belmont on-stage last week at the Web 2.0 Expo. It was the same day that Biz Stone was in New York taping the Colbert […]

India’s 15th general election: tools for citizen empowerment

India's 15th general election: tools for citizen empowerment via The Official Google Blog by A Googler on 4/6/09 (Cross-posted from the Google India Blog) At Google, we believe information is fundamentally empowering. While all of our technologies demonstrate a commitment to this guiding principle, information is especially important when a society comes together to participate […]

Fog Creek Compensation System

important read for all of us Fog Creek Compensation System via Joel on Software by Joel Spolsky on 4/1/09 This month, I wrote up a brief description of Fog Creek’s compensation system for Inc. I also posted the Fog Creek professional ladder which is used to compute everyone’s level and thus determines their base salary. […]