I started working on Bondeebo.com in September 2011, the first code commit was at the beginning of October 2011 and I launched in open-beta on January 1st, 2012. Those were three months at full speed, working from 8:00pm every night till 4:00am in the...

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  Well, obviously this post is my reflection on the amazing book "Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?"of Seth Godin but specifically from the software development perspective,. That book is just amazing and it is a must read for anyone in any...

Software have been evolving dramatically. When we did not have the Internet, the software we developed and used was mainly (or only) in the form of stand alone desktop applications. With the introduction of the Internet and the “getting on-line” era,...

Web 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 and counting…

September 7, 2010 | In: General

Well, I'm not sure if you are aware of the differences between what is allegedly called by technology marketers Web 1.0, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0. Simply put, Web 1.0 represents the web in the early nineties and the even through early 21st century. It was all...

My Shiny Green Robot

September 1, 2010 | In: General

Image via Wikipedia My story with cell phones started with a Motorola-V phone back in college in the year 2000. It was a wonderful phone (at least back then), it was sleek, tiny and looked just like the BMW of phones. After a few years with my...

On May 17th 2010, I started my new job in a software house in the industry of developing integrated library systems. I didn't think at the beginning that the domain of libraries is complicated. I thought what’s the big deal, its just a catalog of...

Got My PhD..

June 6, 2010 | In: General

Finally, starting in Fall 2005 I got my PhD in Computer Science on Friday May 28th 2010. I have been working on my PhD for 5 years now in total. Despite the long, not hours but years of stress, desperation and sleepless nights it finally paid off....

Image via Wikipedia I totally agree with Paul on this. iPad will kill Kindle and other eBooks for users (claiming to be readers) who are just trying to find a fully functional device that can be more fun than another fully functional device like...

I think the idea of that Microsoft is not going to develop an MS Office version for iPad does not mean that they are actually leaving the ground for iWork (if it is to be offered), for Google or anyone. The idea is simply is not only about Office and...

As someone who have been studying and working in the HCI field for a long time (around 5 years), I do really appreciate the new YouTube design. Its more clean, subtle and functional. Nothing but useful controls around the video, easier rating, and easier...

I was surprised to read the blog post on Gizmodo.com by Adam Frucci. Adam says that he is surprised why would someone pay $12 extra shipping needlessly. However, the big surprise is why would millions pay for a notebook the price of 3 PCs and a iPad the...