Posts filed under ‘startup’

The solar battery monitor

I’ve decided it was time I found a way to monitor my solar panels


Continue Reading June 17, 2016 at 2:45 pm Leave a comment

The Starway to Reno

So in theory you can control an infinitely long string of LEDs with just one data pin.
– At which point physics and engineering kick in to make life more difficult.

Continue Reading May 26, 2016 at 2:10 pm 1 comment

The internet of stupid things.

Yep folks, if you call me when I’m brushing my teeth, you’ll get a customised voicemail telling you how much more brushing I still have to do.

Continue Reading October 20, 2015 at 3:30 pm 2 comments

The network effect

Perhaps Gondolas are like voice-minutes – echos of a glorious past ?

Continue Reading October 21, 2013 at 11:55 am 1 comment

The end of an error.

The lesson here is “Data Trumps Intuitions” . Although if I’m honest we also picked our business model because it was easy to explain to some local risk averse VCs. They didn’t give us the money but we stuck with that plan.

Continue Reading February 25, 2012 at 2:34 pm 4 comments

The way to create a new product or service when you already have one.

Contrast Digium’s careful step-by-step community involvement in the design of Asterisk Scalable Communications Framework with the way Skype treats their ecosystem (like Fring and Nimbuzz )

Continue Reading November 15, 2010 at 3:02 pm 4 comments

The way to communicate via clouds.

In essence I’m proposing the equivalent of tabbed-browsing for your ears.

Continue Reading March 17, 2010 at 8:43 pm Leave a comment

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