Sometime around last year, I heard about Plan9 and became extremely hopeful about Pakistan’s tech startups. Plan9 is kind of a general incubator that does little bit of everything and is funded by the Government. It’s been a year and I can now make some observations and suggestions to budding tech entrepreneurs in Pakistan.
You know it’s serious when KQED is inviting PhDs to talk about the “B” word. Bubble. Of course, the starting point during every bubble conversation is what happened 14 years ago in 2000 during the dot-com bubble. Any time you compare current market to 2000, you start with a lost argument. What happened in 2000… Continue reading
Finally, last week Box filed S-1 with SEC to go public. It’s about time. I use Box every now and then to store important documents. I am not a customer, just a free user with 50GB storage, out of which, I have used 145MB. Box doesn’t make money, this wasn’t news to me. I knew… Continue reading
My Twitter experience had been on a downward slope and I never stepped back to wonder why. So I did and came to the conclusion that I am just too overwhelmed, maybe it’s the noise in my stream or maybe it’s the information fatigue. My Twitter screamed re-tweets, links, digital beggars, and sponsored tweets. It’s… Continue reading
This how-to guide is to help One Month Rails students create an online app development environment on Nitrous.IO instead of one on their computer. You can use this guide to compliment Lesson 7, which deals with creating a new app. By the end of this how-to, you will be able to preview your newly created… Continue reading