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Mar 02 2010

SaaS: The Business Model – Slides, Audio, Transcript

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On Feb. 27 at St. Louis Innovation Camp 2010, I gave a talk on the SaaS business model. If you missed it, you might be interested in: A video recording of the SaaS talk. The SaaS talk handout as a PDF The SaaS talk slides as a PDF (also shown below) Transcript of the Talk, […]

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Nov 08 2009

Micro-review: Bose QuietComfort 15 noise-cancelling headphones

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I recently bought these Bose headphones: Yes, they cost $300. Ouch. If you travel by airplane more than 1x per year, buy these headphones. Slightly longer review: These headphones use active noise cancellation to dramatically slash the volume of loud environments; they work best for continuous, white-noise-like sounds (for example, riding in an airplane). The […]

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Nov 03 2007

Become a Better Speaker for $100

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The title of this post is a lie. It costs $70 or less, but takes a lot of work. I’ve offered this advice person-to-person many times, and finally got around to posting it. How well you speak can have a great impact onĀ  your ability to get customers, to attract employees, to persuade others to […]

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Jul 05 2007

Pipe RGB data to ffmpeg

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A while back I asked on the ffmpeg mailing list how to pipe RGB data in to ffmpeg. I described it as follows: in my code I am building video frames, 720x480x24bit. I have in mind generating a large number of these, as long as a full DVD worth at 30fps, then using ffmpeg (followed […]

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May 10 2007

Selling your Software as a Service: Notes and Audio

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At the St. Louis Code Camp on May 5, 2007, I gave a talk on Selling Your Software as a Service, in which I discussed our experiences selling a complex (Java) “enterprise” application in that manner. The room was much more crowded than I expected, it was exciting to have an eager group. As with […]

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Apr 11 2007

High Quality Screen Recordings

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At Oasis Digital we’ve found that we can communicate effectively with each other and with customers, across time and space, using screen + audio recording (also called screencasts or screen videos). We use these to demonstrate a new feature, to explain how code works, to described how a new feature should work, etc. The communication […]

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