How a product goes from concept to reality

This was an old presentation I did at HauteLook during one of our Lunch & Learn series. It was for the non-tech/product people in the company to learn how a product goes from concept to reality.

In 1999, there were 38 million broadband Internet users worldwide. Today, there are 1.2 billion people getting broadband Internet access on their phones. Simon Khalaf from Flurry at Business Insider’s Ignition West conference when asked if we were in a second tech bubble.

There is no simple solution for local storage

There is no simple solution for local storage LocalStorage is all the rage, especially for its improved universal support in HTML5. But there is now a surge to move away from it due to poor performance and limitations. We have used it heavily at HauteLook for nearly two years but are now evaluating its future with us.

How online retailers can be ready for success

How online retailers can be ready for success A quick article leading into my talk at IRCE this June in Chicago.

I’m speaking at Internet Retailer this year!

I’m speaking at Internet Retailer this year! Talking about how to keep your website up during extreme traffic. For most companies thats Cyber Monday, Black Friday, etc, but for HauteLook, that’s every morning at 8am!

This Is Generation Flux: Meet The Pioneers Of The New (And Chaotic) Frontier Of Business

This Is Generation Flux: Meet The Pioneers Of The New (And Chaotic) Frontier Of Business

New TechStars Network Member MuckerLab Launches In L.A.

New TechStars Network Member MuckerLab Launches In L.A. Finally the LA startup scene gets an incubator. And I’m proud to be one of the mentors available to the entrepreneurs selected.

Start with a Platform, and Then Use it for Everything.

Start with a Platform, and Then Use it for Everything. At HauteLook, we didn’t start with a platform. But during our first development of our iPhone app, we realized the need for a platform, and immediately saw the need to “eat our own dogfood” to really make it a good platform. Now we use our versioned platform for everything we (and our partners) do.¬†… Read More

You Must Admit It’s Getting Better

You Must Admit It’s Getting Better A quick discussion on where we are and been in software development.

Steve Jobs Dies: Apple Chief Made Early Personal Computer, Created iPad, iPod, iPhone

Steve Jobs Dies: Apple Chief Made Early Personal Computer, Created iPad, iPod, iPhone Steve Jobs was one of the most brilliant innovators of our time. He will be missed greatly….