Wednesday, December 21, 2011

How to hire a product manager
Thought I'd share this, worth thinking about if your project is more than a small interactive or app.

Monday, December 19, 2011

PoorBlackKid.com
Guy sees article in Forbes he thinks is stupid.
Guy tweets that he thinks its stupid.
Guy is asked by CNN to write a column on how it's stupid.
Response is so great he creates a web app.
Web app gets props on UP with Chris Hayes on MSNBC.

All within a week.

Not sure the point of my story, save that the Web makes for blazingly fast--and creative!--disputation. The original column achieved its goal: a discussion on how education results in a better income (we knew that already) and if you're in poverty, it may be a way out.

Some of the responses on various blog sites are astonishing.

As to PoorBlackKid.com, here's an excerpt:

is it hard to learn HTML and CSS on the streetz?

Not as hard as you might think! Once I focused on finally getting the whole reading thing down, it probably took me two hours to learn how to operate a computer and code. I’m working on my Python skills this weekend.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011