Abhishek Desai

My, myself and the Internet

No! Never Surrender To Your Users, Facebook.

No! Never Surrender To Your Users, Facebook. via TechCrunch by Michael Arrington on 3/24/09 “A camel is a horse designed by committee.” (source) The camel/horse quote (no disparagement to camels meant, of course) perfectly captures the problem when too many people have input into a product. Seth Godin talks about how the Walkman would never […]

Now that China Is the New Israel…What’s Israel?

Now that China Is the New Israel…What’s Israel? via TechCrunch by Sarah Lacy on 3/25/09 Tel Aviv, Israel—When I moved to Silicon Valley in early 2000, I quickly became fascinated with Israel. A very tight relationship had formed between the holy-land-for-all-things-tech and the actual Holy Land, bolstered by the success of people like Yossi Vardi […]

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