Steven Sinofsky of a16z in an epic post on organization design comparing functional orgs (sales, finance, engineering etc) vs Unit orgs (Product 1 Unit, Product 2 Unit etc) acting as businesses within business.
Having been on wordpress for more that twelve years it was time for this aging techie to try some thing new. The new shiny toy is static hosting on github. This is enable by super cool static site generator Hugo The theme I am using is called Tranquil Peak and can be found on Hugo themes
Fellow cloudman Matthias Steiner tweeted about pay as you go model and clouds
wonder why so many critics are obsessed by “pay-as-you-go” irt #cloud. I’m pretty sure they all have a #flatrate for their mobiles… #ensw — Matthias Steiner (@steinermatt) May 24, 2013
Since I have been doing cloud and pricing for the past few years I had few thoughts on this. Pricing is an art and science combined.
(This is the last of this HTPC build series do read the Part 1 – HTPC Research and Part 2 – HTPC Build )
After researching for almost 3 years HTPC was finally built and is the center of my audio video setup. It is truly a one-box-to-rule-the-all solution. I was able to replace the following AV components with this single box
Google TV – online streaming WDTV Live – local media player Comcast Cable Settop box Bluray-DVD player Digital Video Recorder Here is a photo I posted on facebook
(This is the second part of this HTPC build series do read the Part 1 – HTPC Research and Part 3 – HTPC Final )
After doing a lot of research I come up with the final list of components. I choose to go for SSD for the OS and programs drive. Really like the choice of Silver Stone GD06 case I made. But that required me to buy a modular power supply and shorter cable set.
(This is the first part of this HTPC build series do read the Part 2 – HTPC Build and Part 3 – HTPC Final )
It was 2008 and I needed to replace my old faithful Sony Vega CRT TV. LCD TVs were becoming quite mainstream at that time and anything above 46 inches were more than 2000 bucks. Spending that much requires some research and I landed on avsforum’s LCD forum.
This post is actually about a electronic product, so what does the design has to do with it? Let me start with a bit of history. I am not sure where I got interested in design. But few months of my life where my neurons would have been lit up enough that light was coming thru my ears must be when I came to US. You see I grew up in the India of middle 80s (feeling old :)) where the design must have been stuck in the five year planning commissions.
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