Abhishek

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Why I won’t run another startup

Earlier this year, I closed my startup. So now I get to reflect on what I’d have done differently. Hindsight is unfair and inaccurate, but I still enjoy its lessons. This is one, a note to my future self: <i>Don’t call your projects ‘startups’.</i> It’s a semantic trick, but a really important one. Here’s …

Apple Loop: iPad Sales Crashing, Why Apple Is So Addictive, iPhone Demand High

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers lead times and demands for the new iPhones, projected iPad sales, Apple Pay, the addictive nature of the iPhone, a demonstration of CarPlay, $800 per share, ideas for Apple Watch developers, and the latest …

Nicole’s State of Grace

Next year, one elegant, Academy Award–winning blonde icon will star in the life of another. Learning how Nicole Kidman dug deep into the research for Grace of Monaco, Sam Kashner gets the Australian star to explore the drama of her own story: the isolating fame that came with her marriage to …

How Did Dropbox Scale To 175M Users? A Former Engineer Details The Early Days

Ladies and Gentlemen, we interrupt our normal programming about crazy entrepreneurs and even crazier VCs to bring you a little learning from the world of Engineering. Remember that? Recently Dropbox was in the news for revealing they’d hit 175 million users, and daring to say they could replace the …

Nokia, Please Stop

Today my worst fears came to pass: Nokia will release a 41-megapixel monstrosity called the Lumia 1020. It is basically a Lumia phone, which is fine, but it has a bright flash, an acceptable lens, and a pro camera app. The only thing Nokia didn’t add was market insight and common sense.<p>Nokia is …

Developer Hacks His Microwave Into The Microwave Of The Future

Hello, and welcome back to today’s episode of “Why? LOL BECAUSE WE CAN.”<p>Tired of your dumb old microwave that just <i>shoots friggin’ radio waves at food</i> to cook it? Stupid thing probably can’t even play animated GIFs or send Snapchats or download the Fergie. What’s the point?<p>In the coolest mod I’ve …

Vintage Big Pic: NASA Mission Control Celebrates The Return Of Apollo 11

NASA partying like it's 1969!<p>Apollo 11 landed on the moon 44 years ago on July 20, 1969. Then, four days later, the command module of the spacecraft landed back on Earth. This photo shows flight controllers celebrating their success July 24, 1969.<p>You can check out other bits of Apollo 11 history …

Egypt pre-dawn clashes leave six dead in Cairo

Pre-dawn clashes between supporters and opponents of Egypt's ousted president near the main campus of Cairo University have left six dead, a senior …