Seth's Blog: If you could meet one person... to help your business. Who would it be? There is hope for the rest of us 😉 Seth says ... ... the person who can help you the most is almost always someone who doesn't appear that powerful on the surface.
I'm diving deeper into Cat Power's catalog. I just got You Are Free (2003) There are sooooo many good songs. I'm playing song 2 "Free" alot right now. wow! You can listen to it here on hype machine
My blog is "Small and Steady". The most popular posts are as expected -- "in areas where I have expertise and provide something of value". I enjoy writing about books, music, marketing, career mgmt, etc. It really helps me learn about those things. But you (the readers ) definitely prefer reading posts that are about... Continue Reading →
Serious bummer. My 2 year old iMac started to display a blue vertical line a week ago. The Apple dealer "fixit" price is 1/2 a new iMac. Of course I'm not alone on this one. ( ie it's far too common). There is a blog dedicated to Blue Vertical Lines 😦 I've been a dedicated... Continue Reading →
Our house is in the midst of an addiction to Smallville. Yes that show about Superman's teen years. It's lotsa fun. I like watching Clark learn about his powers and where he comes from. It's a good mix of action, long-term-story, teen angst, teen love/lust, superman history, etc. It would make a great christmas gift.... Continue Reading →
2008 was a strange year for me. My favorite album Jukebox was purchased in January, and didn't get a ton of play until the fall. My most listened to album was the extremely quiet Music For Airports (LIVE) by Bang On a Can. (My family felt very tortured). I picked up the pace with Jive... Continue Reading →
If you're experiencing home router slow/melt downs this DD-WRT note on Router Slowdown may be helpful Go to the Web Interface of the DD-WRT Device and log in Go to 'Administration' Go to 'Management' Enter the following values at 'IP Filter Settings' Maximum Ports: 4096 (For an 8MB RAM model set it no higher than... Continue Reading →
Here's an update wrt/ "Useful OS X Software" posts. I'm really liking the Smultron text editor and Sleep Display. My kids are liking SketchUp 3D drawing. I had to do some work on the "Dark Side" (ie Windows) laptop this summer. I found Notepad++ text editor and Strawberry Perl very useful for editing and running... Continue Reading →
The product manager's lament Good discussion of Product Manager hell 👿 and some possible solutions to it 😉 fyi ... Eric Ries' startup used the "customer development" model developed by Steve Blank. Eric's blog Lessons Learned has lots of good posts describing issues in "customer development" and discussion of how technical staff fit into it.