Sunday, 24th November 2013
How do I overcome my fear of public speaking (of people just “switching off”, or simply getting up and leaving the room)?
Look for opportunities to give “lightning talks”—5 minute talks given as part of a series of talks. These are excellent for beginner speakers as they help force you to get to the point as quickly as possible, and you only have to survive for five minutes! They are good for the audience too as if they don’t enjoy our talk they only have to sit politely for a couple of minutes before the next talk comes along.[... 107 words]
Why doesn’t Google use their resources to improve coding languages?
Google invest vast resources in to language improvements, and have been doing so for over a decade now. Just off the top of my head...[... 184 words]
Online Ticketing: Is Biletto a good way to find music / entertainment events in London, or are there any other alternatives? What are some problems you see with the site?
It looks like a clone of http://www.yplanapp.com/ to me, but without the exclusive inventory.[... 51 words]
Do all incubators / accelerators welcome their startups getting funding?
Yes. The goal of incubators and accelerators is to obtain a small amount of low-cost equity in promising companies and then help them grow and reach their potential.[... 122 words]
Which is more productive for a professional software engineer: Sublime Text or Notepad++?
Sublime Text 2. It is cross-platform and hence won’t lock you in to Windows.[... 33 words]
Does Facebook fly you to London when you apply for this office or are the interviews done remotely?
If they are anything like Google (which I expect they are) they will do the initial interviews remotely and then fly promising candidates to the London office (or even to California) for in-person interviews.[... 58 words]
Should I pull the plug?
Is there any way if turning this in to a recurring revenue product? It’s enormously easier to get money from an existing customer (since they already know that your product works for them and is worth the cash) than to sign up a brand new customer.[... 140 words]