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A Windows adventure in the General Assembly

A Windows adventure in the General Assembly

Apr 23, 2012

Last week, I dared to be different. I walked into the General Assembly, a startup workspace located here in NYC, sat down at the big wooden counter, put my bag on my lap and waited. I was nervous, a few beads of sweat moved down my brow. I waited until  all passing glances had moved on from my arrival, and then with a quick move and deep breathe,  I took it...

Windows8Templates.com: The easy way to prototype your Windows 8 app idea

Windows8Templates.com: The easy way to prototype your Windows 8 app idea

Apr 7, 2012

It’s no surprise to hear that technical talent is in short supply, especially here in New York City, and even more so in the solar-hot mobile space. However, what there is no shortage of are people with really cool app ideas but without the technical resources to get it built, or even prototyped. Today, I am pleased to introduce our new line of prototyping...

Meet the Startup Bubble Machine

Meet the Startup Bubble Machine

Apr 3, 2012

When it comes to catching bubbles, I’m no good. When I started at Waterloo, it was 2000 and the tech bubble had just begun its rapid implosion. By the time I was done in 2005, Pets.com was a distant memory, Google was king, and the housing bubble had reached Bubblicious proportions. By the time I could buy my very own condo in Phoenix, well, we all know...