Notes from reading: Don’t make me think, Steve Krug

Steve Krug is a famous user experince expert.  His job includes providing advice to big web development and enterprise firms on usability of web properties like web portals, mobile platform or CRM. In this book he shares some of the secrets of great user experience and user interface.  The gist of the book is clear… Continue reading Notes from reading: Don’t make me think, Steve Krug

Tips for attracting contributors to Open Source project

Empathy One of the first thing for getting new contributors is empathy. Existing members should be kind enough to answer all kinds of basic questions. The new comer might be new to the overall ecosystem and trying the tool for the first time.   Appreciation We all like being appreciated.  A thank you note, congratulation… Continue reading Tips for attracting contributors to Open Source project

Some Apps/Hyperlocal service which I regularly/occasionally use.

We are living in App driven economy from Match making to Cab to Pastry to Doctor all it needs is a mobile phone loaded with app.  You can get world news, podcast, jokes everything in this little supercomputer called smartphone. I am part of this same world like you all & felt like sharing my… Continue reading Some Apps/Hyperlocal service which I regularly/occasionally use.

Introducing AroundStartups

I am sure you all those who follow me on various social media platforms would be aware about AroundStartups. All I wanted is to have a platform to meet & interview people from India’s startup ecosystem. These are the hardworking folks inside their organization, portfolio and overall community & always willing to help, support, mentor.… Continue reading Introducing AroundStartups

Random Thoughts: On first time founders

One advantage of living in Bangalore, Silicon Valley of India  is that you are surrounded by entrepreneurs as well as investors be it a microbrewery, cafe or restaurant. Walk to DYU Cafe at Kormangala or Starbucks koramangala/Indiranagar or youngistaan indiranagar, you will see the action where a team is pitching to an investor or a… Continue reading Random Thoughts: On first time founders