Archive for December, 2009

Dec 16 2009

StartupToDo scholarships – 6 down, 4 to go

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A few days ago, we announced our StartupToDo.com scholarships. So far, 6 companies have qualified (and are being “awarded” their 6 months free (paid for by Oasis Digital) accounts. That leaves 4 slots… so if you’re interested, here is the information on how to apply.

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Dec 16 2009

Unrealistic Cost Expectations, and How to Fix Them

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I suppose there have been hiring companies with wildly unrealistic cost expectations forever; the internet just makes it more visible. Take, for example, this job post for PostgreSQL expert, which I republish here for criticism and comment, anonymized: We are looking for a postgre expert with indepth Oracle skill to help with the following project: […]

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Dec 15 2009

BlackBerry tether with Ubuntu 9.10

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There are many pages out there about how to use a tethered BlackBerry internet connection with Ubuntu 9.10. Here is one that actually works.┬áIt uses Barry, BlackBerry support software generously provided by Net Direct Inc. I’ve found this quite useful with an Ubuntu based netbook. There is Wifi a lot of places, but not even […]

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Dec 14 2009

StartupToDo.com Scholarships for St. Louis Startups

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A few weeks ago I met Bob Walsh, well known MicroISV guru (he wrote the book on it). He has a startup-acceleration company called StartupToDo.com; which he persuaded me to take a look at. The site offers a pile of information, for a fee, to help startups “cut to the chase” as they get moving. […]

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Dec 01 2009

Book Giveaway at Lambda Lounge, Dec. 3

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This Thursday is the next meeting of the Lambda Lounge, I’m giving away another stack of books: I love books. I love them so much that my house became crowded with them. Then I realized that The World is My Warehouse. Please take a book, free. There are some excellent books in this pile, most […]

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