[5 Nov 2011 | 5 Comments | 117,985 Views]
Startup Weekend - A schedule and plan of action

So you’re going to Startup Weekend and you want to know how to manage your time during the event? Looking for a schedule or an outline of some sort? Well look no further.
After participating and helping organize the February 2011 Houston Startup Weekend, I’ve thought a lot about what a new startup can accomplish in a weekend. As a participant and an organizer I got a great view into how all the teams were spending their time. I felt that, in general, pretty much all the teams (including mine) …

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[26 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 254,946 Views]

We’ve been using Github to manage our trackers for Camperoo for a few months now. It gets the job done, but it’s a very barebones issue tracker. Unfortunately, in some regards, it’s a little *too* barebones. For example, you can easily see all the issues that are assigned to you, but there is no easy way to see all the issues that are assigned to someone else. If you’re the one managing / leading a project, like I am, this is essential.
One way to do it is to just …

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[7 Dec 2012 | 2 Comments | 46,366 Views]

In September (2012) I cofounded a company called Olympus Math. Olympus Math is an online platform that teaches students middle-school and high-school math. Our platform already has decent traction in the public-school space, and I’m pleased to announce that we just launched the consumer version of our product. You can find out more at http://olympusmath.com.
In the coming months (and years) I hope to write more about the work that we’re doing here at Olympus Math. We are applying a lot of Lean Startup and Agile Software Development practices that I …

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[5 Nov 2011 | 5 Comments | 117,985 Views]
Startup Weekend - A schedule and plan of action

So you’re going to Startup Weekend and you want to know how to manage your time during the event? Looking for a schedule or an outline of some sort? Well look no further.
After participating and helping organize the February 2011 Houston Startup Weekend, I’ve thought a lot about what a new startup can accomplish in a weekend. As a participant and an organizer I got a great view into how all the teams were spending their time. I felt that, in general, pretty much all the teams (including mine) …

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[22 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 29,446 Views]

Here is a simple way to get your Facebook contacts into Google+. Short version: Import Facebook contacts into Yahoo, then import Yahoo contacts into Google Plus. Long version…

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[14 Jul 2011 | 7 Comments | 10,991 Views]

Adding people to Lists in Facebook is ridiculously difficult compared to adding people to Circles in Google Plus. Here is a step-by-step comparison.