Only the Paranoid Survive – Dogfood Proprietary Tech to Stay Ahead of the Curve

There’s 200,000 apps that come out each month. My friend Omer Khushnood and I built http://productBlitzer.com to see all the new apps that come out. I don’t have the common web entrepreneur worship habit that a lot of my western counterparts do. I see much of what I and my fellow web-folks do as a… Read More Only the Paranoid Survive – Dogfood Proprietary Tech to Stay Ahead of the Curve

4,000 Kilometers Through My Own Country – An Engineer’s Viewpoint

5 years ago, I went 4000 Km-ish on motorcycles, trains, planes, and buses through India.   I hadn’t been back to India in over a decade. If you were to travel my country as an systems engineer, you would be well accustomed to infant mortality, coal skies, lignite coal plants, distillation towers that were unmaintained,… Read More 4,000 Kilometers Through My Own Country – An Engineer’s Viewpoint

How to Be the Pablo Escobar of Leads And Get 500M+ Emails

I’m going to periodically keep adding items to this list. It’s not comprehensive, but it’s pretty good. I’ve always agreed with Rommel: “The battle is fought and decided by the quartermasters, long before the shooting begins.” I think this is true of web as well. The internet is a gangster’s paradise, I’ve always believed you… Read More How to Be the Pablo Escobar of Leads And Get 500M+ Emails

500+ Cold Email Templates

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Web Lessons 1: No Battle Plan Survives Contact With The Enemy – Fallibility

One of the most important things we can learn about ourselves is fallibility. George Soros, the billionaire investor, talks about fallibility and reflexivity and his theories on how they made him a billionaire. Fallibility is a big word, and we should be careful of big words in all things web, because the average reading age… Read More Web Lessons 1: No Battle Plan Survives Contact With The Enemy – Fallibility

Tech is Characterized by Power – Law. Lots of Output, Very Few Winners

There’s 200,000 new apps that come out each month, but very few will be successful. There’s 8-10 genetic marker tests that come out each day, very few if any are decipherable/can be tied to as an indicator of disease. There’s ~60k genetic tests on the market. 3000 types of steel exist, and 80% of them… Read More Tech is Characterized by Power – Law. Lots of Output, Very Few Winners

The Only Analytics I Truly Care About in The Zero To X Stage of Web Ventures

At the zero to x stage of a web venture, I only care about 3 types of analytics/custom reports. Scroll Depth – I want to know how far down the page the user is scrolling. Referral Links – I want to know which full referral links are driving the most converting traffic. This allows me to… Read More The Only Analytics I Truly Care About in The Zero To X Stage of Web Ventures

Focus May Be Your Worst Enemy in Biotech R&D Investing

My Fascination With Mega Research Initiatives I like reading biotech research and how the industry brings products to market. I discovered something unusual about the mega-initiatives that try to tackle some of humanity’s biggest diseases. Some Recent Mega Initiatives by Powerful Billionaires I was thinking about this a lot lately as the news has seen rise… Read More Focus May Be Your Worst Enemy in Biotech R&D Investing