F2C is one conference which I have mentioned earlier couple of times that I would absolutely love to attend. If not anything just to hear my favourite telco strategist Martin argue against network neutrality for the stupid network.
Attended a talk yesterday on open source and open standards by Dr. Bob Sutor who is the VP of standards and open source at IBM. He is evangelizing open source and open standards in a pretty big way. Open source is one of those often discussed and debated topics all the time and hence I … Continue reading Talk on “Open standards and open source”
Sooner or later they had to surface in India and here they are: Naukri vs Bixee (Hat tip:- Amit). Replication wars a big business in itself in the valley arising out of ill defined property rights. It does not benefit either of the companies except the lawyers involved whose coffers get filled obscenly. Amit points … Continue reading Replication Wars – Naukri vs Bixee
Manu is a Usability expert based out of NCR and he runs an beautifully designed blog called OrangeHues. I thoroughly enjoy his posts, he has that strategic way of analyzing technology which I have never come across any India based technology bloggers in my years of blog reading 🙂 [Ofcourse leave aside Atanu Dey because … Continue reading OrangeHues notes on BarcampDelhi
I have met many VC's, listened to many more them in conferences, read even more of VC blogs, one theme that I have seen recurr without fail is the talk of "Ideas do not matter, execution does". While I don't deny that execution matters, it matters a hell a lot but Ideas do matter as … Continue reading Ideas do matter
John Hagel and Seely Brown have an excellent article in Businessweek on the difference between invention and innovation. The article though written for a general reader is more accessible to people with managerial background. But nonetheless the arguments made in the article are quite excellent.The difference between the two is very favourite subject of mine, … Continue reading Invention is a flower, innovation is a weed
I was interested in economics but I never gave much attention to it while I was studying. I got interested in exploring it only after college mostly after reading from Rajesh Jain's posts about economics. Infact I even bought a copy of "Developmental economics" by Debraj that he suggested as a must read. My suggestion … Continue reading Use value vs Exchange Value