Restaurant Scalability Could pro-waitering serve up some lessons on web scalability? Observing peak hour dining at a New York restaurant gave us some insight. I was dining at a restaurant the other day with friends. It was a warm
One of the great things about the Internet is how it has made it easier to put great ideas into practice. Whether the ideas are about improving people’s lives or a new way to sell and old-fashioned product, there’s nothing like a
Spencer Johnson is a great writer. His business book classic was a real page turner. He takes a page from the REWORK book and that’s a good thing. Who Moved My Cheese is a story about mice living in a maze happy and conten
Shoe leather cost is similar to opportunity cost. It refers to the cost of counteracting inflation by keeping less of your assets in cash. Your strategy would require more trips to the bank and more walking, and incur a cost in
Rework is chock full of ideas Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson’s new book REWORK is one of the best startup business books I’ve read since Alan Weiss’ Million Dollar Consulting. If you’re already a
A very nice article just appeared in Crains New York Business this past week covering interesting people to watch in Gotham’s tech scene. With such a long list of tech startups, Silicon Alley is nearly bursting at the seams!
I meet new people all the time. It’s a way of life in New York. One of the first questions new people ask each other is “What do you do?”. It begins to sound like a cliche after a while, but it can also provid
Now that we’ve had a chance to take a deep breath after last week’s AWS outage, I’ll offer some comments of my own. Hopefully just enough time has passed to begin to have a broader view, and put events in perspe