Category: Tools

28 Aug

Digital Nesting – Where the primal me meets the 21st century and how my instincts may save your shoes

Nesting instinct refers to an urge in pregnant animals to prepare a home for the upcoming newborn(s). It is found in a variety of animals (both mammals and birds) including humans. My form of ‘nesting’, somewhat to Noam’s disappointment, is not of the kind that upgrades the house, but only of the digital kind. So […]

11 Aug

Search Treasures

Google recently launched Google Insight for Search which let’s you see what the world is searching for and compare search terms. How can Google Insight for Search be useful? SEM – Search trends can help you find hidden treasures in terms of territories which show high demand for what you offer. In many cases you’ll […]

18 Jun

Firefox 3.0 Download Day

Firefox 3.0 has officially been released today and it’s going for a world record for software downloads in one day. Last I checked it had 6808455 and counting… You should see the count here, it’s amazing! So if you have yet to upgrade, or worse, yet to drop Internet Explorer, now would be the time […]

16 Jun

Gmail Labs is “Make What You Can Sell” on Steroids

Google’s recent introduction of Gmail Labs takes it’s already developed perpetual beta approach a step further. Gmail Labs is a way for Google to take ideas that aren’t quite ready for prime time as well as ideas that wouldn’t normally be picked and let Gmail users decide whether they’re good (and should be further developed) […]

20 Apr

Looking For an Idea for a Startup? Ask yourself “What Itch Can I Scratch?”

In 1995, San Francisco native Craig Newmark, decided to create a way to share news about local events. Working as a software engineer, he began posting news about social events in San Francisco for people in the software and computer industries. This newsletter evolved to become, one of the most recognizable websites on the […]

27 Mar

Taking the Air Out of the “First Mover Advantage” Bubble

There are very few panels, forums or boards, where investors evaluate ventures, that the notion of “First Mover Advantage” isn’t raised. In many cases, it is regarded with such awe, that the mere hint of another player “moving” first, may kill the chance of the venture to be financed. Deadly Crash on the TTM (Time […]

26 Mar

Collaboration and Accessibility Beat Feature Rich in Mind Mapping

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Mind mapping is a visual display of thoughts, tasks, resources and other information around a center idea or topic. I use it quite often in early stages of venture creation when many random thoughts run through my mind and I need a flexible container to hold them. Mind mapping is also very helpful for visual […]