Technical, Macro, and Marketing Musings
tldr: Solivagant night leads to cool UX discovery. Tumblr gets it right. Wandering Tumblr for Inspiration My work schedule is pseudorandom. Sometimes, for motivation, I browse tumblr. I run searches that get me amped up about life or surface very real stuff. War Zones, Iraq-Iran War, and Photography I’ll explore the works of Goran Tomasevic, […]Kumar Thangudu
An Energy Source’s True Value An energy source’s true value to humanity is directly proportional to energy density and inversely proportional to the number of species it kills in the process. It doesn’t matter if Coal pollutes less than Oil etc…. Because invariably they’re still causing an abnormally high rate of species extinction. This is […]Kumar Thangudu
My Long Bet On Influenza Pandemics I want to make a long bet on an H2 Virus occurring in 2025+/-3 years. If you’d like to call my bet, then tweet to me. Influenza Pandemics by Virus & Year. H2–1889 H3–1900 H1–1918 H2–1957 H3–1968 H1–1986 Two Major Patterns 1. Hemagglutin Sequence One, The types of hemagglutins occurred […]Kumar Thangudu
Lessons and Observations on Running Startups & Small Businesses The operational know-how on a business is obvious, a startup, not so much. If you know the path of your company and product/market fit are established, hire position players, not generalists. To poach someone, take them to a customer meeting and watch their reactions. Non-diverse teams […]Kumar Thangudu
Batteries Are Chess, not Checkers: A Primer for Web Developers tldr: There are many ways to measure and look at battery storage technology. I outline some of the ways in this article. I’m going to follow the outline below to define batteries, describe their characteristics, and get a grasp of all the claims being made […]Kumar Thangudu
In 1919, Maurice Hilleman was born in Miles City, Montana. The next 85 years of his life he would leave a reckoning of life-saving vaccines in his wake, being credited with saving more human lives than any other scientist in the 20th Century. “Very few people, even in the scientific community, are even remotely aware […]Kumar Thangudu
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