Startup Lessons Learned
Lessons learned from a year in enterpreneurship. Stuff I wish I had found out earlier and stuff I wish I actually followed.
Ideas are worthless
If you have a brilliant idea which you havn’t validated and created a prototype for, its worthless. If its a good idea, there are many people who have thought about it before. Most successful companies are not the first one trying out an idea - Go...
Ever since we were little the idea of more being better has been instilled in our brains. The more toys or gadgets you have the happier you’d feel, the more you speak the smarter you’d sound, the higher grades you get the better, the more money you earn the more successful you’d be.
As time passes by, I’ve come to realize that this is not true. When I was in school, my father urged me and ...
While there are a few ready made themes available for Jekyll, if you want you site to be different its not too hard. Here are some tips to make it easier.
Setting a custom URL
If you create a page called about.html and you want yoursite.com/about to point to this page, without the .html extention. All you need to do is put a permalink in the yaml front matter:
Designing beautiful web applications
Here are a bunch of guidelines I think are important for creating a great user experience for your web users.
Design for audience
Homemade Indoor Helicopter
For a while I have been thinking about getting an indoor helicopter and modding it with an on board computer, camera, wifi to make it fly autonomously and do interesting things with it.
However, getting a prebuilt copter has its limitations. Such as
- Helicopter not designed to handle the kind of payload you want
- It being very hard to make modifications
- In case of the helicopter being damaged it might be ...