Category: 30 posts 30 days

I’ve been interested in Telescope since Sacha Greif introduced it a few years ago. Telescope is an open-source social news app. For example, it enables you to build sites similar to Hacker News and Product Hunt. When it was first introduced, I was interested because it was built using the Meteor JS framework. In its infancy, you could […]

Have you seen cool forms that look like this? They’re often called natural language forms or conversation forms. From a visual perspective, they look awesome. I’ve been incorporating them into a few side projects, up until a couple of days ago. One of my sites was using a conversation form as a user signup. The form […]

Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit Panel Recap Yesterday, I was honored to moderate a panel at the Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit. The topic was Tech Hubs Replicating Silicon Valley and it featured panelists Earl Robinson, CEO of PowerMoves.NOLA, Rodney Sampson, Cofounder & CEO of Opportunity Hub (and a veteran tech entrepreneur with 2 exits), and Jill Ford, […]

“There is no doubt that the grail of efficiency leads to abuse. Programmers waste enormous amounts of time thinking about, or worrying about, the speed of noncritical parts of their programs, and these attempts at efficiency actually have a strong negative impact when debugging and maintenance are considered. We should forget about small efficiencies, say […]

You can’t. I am passionate. Passionate about all I put my energy towards. One of the things that I am passionate about is helping others. I have been fortunate as a beneficiary of those who have helped me. Therefore, I consider it a duty, to help others within my ability. I can’t. I am sometimes […]

I am in blog debt. Today, I am -4 for my 30 posts in 30 days challenge. Everyday I attempt to write a blog post. *Sits at computer* *Writes a paragraph* *Ugh, that’s stupid* *Deletes. Starts again* *Sigh. Too snarky* *Deletes. Starts again* *Boring!* *Deletes. Why am I doing this again?* Why am I doing this? […]

Week ending 8/16 This week I taught to others Git basics Command Line basics HTML basics Salesforce Lead/Account/Contact Best Practices This week I learned from others how to find international consultant opportunities tips for generating content the cultural impact of Serbia’s civil war (in the 90’s) to the people living there that the marketing team behind […]

In many cases, startups think of diversity as an add-on and not built-in. I can understand why. Building a startup is difficult, especially when you’re on the ground floor. Founders are hustling trying to figure out product, customers, revenue, etc. Adding another component such as team diversity may not seem feasible. However, if we assume […]