Articles by: steffon

The Internet Cure Part 1: Content Overload

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April 25, 2013

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Curation

The Internet Cure Part 1: Content Overload

Summary More content is produced every day than a person can consume in a lifetime. It would take the average music listener 59 years to listen to all new professional music sold in a year, and the average reader 247 years to read all new books in a year. The […]

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Delete Large Attachments in Gmail Without Deleting the Message

Delete Large Attachments in Gmail Without Deleting the Message

Update: Instructions verified through use as recently as 4/28/16 Gmail promises that you will never have to delete another email again. Yet the 7668 MB offered (as of today) in the free email accounts can easily fill-up over time if you send the occasionally large file. Sure you can search out […]

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Learn Javascript with Codecademy – First Lesson Review

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January 11, 2012

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Startups, VC

Learn Javascript with Codecademy – First Lesson Review

Over 100,000 people responded to Codecademy‘s New Year resolution to learn to code as as reported in TechCrunch. Here are some thoughts having just finished the first lesson, “Getting Started with Programming”. The lessons are in Javascript, undoubtedly choosen because of the ease of executing the code in the browser […]

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Challenges of SAAS in High-Frequency Trading

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January 10, 2012

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HFT, VC

Challenges of SAAS in High-Frequency Trading

Business’s with software as a service (SAAS) products are exciting because their business model scales cheaply. Companies that have a software product, host it on the web, offer subscription/ad based access to any customer in the world, and spawn instances of that software at near zero marginal cost for new […]

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Paste Text Without the Style or Formatting

I copy and paste text constantly. And a lot of that text is formatted, meaning that it is colored, or bolded, or size 34, or an odd font etc. 99% of the time I want to paste the text only but a lot of text editors will retain the style […]

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