Rise of the App Economy

Rise of the App Economy
As a technical architect and a start-up enthusiast, part of my work is consulting organizations on how to go about implementing and monetizing their ideas. The past decade’s experience of working in this field, as well as having successfully built the product and development teams of two start-ups (which secured VC fundings) ensures that a ...

Taking WordPress to Scale

I originally wrote this post on the 13 Llama Blog.   Having your own website and maintaining it has its own set of wins and losses. If your site is not popular enough, that’s a heartburn. Then one fine day, you get TechCrunched or Mashabled or Redditted – and boom, comes a spike. Or even ...

Food for Thought: Part Three

Food for Thought: Part Three
Desperately trying to keep this series to a one a month affair, so that my blog does not look like a link farm … eep! I am even afraid to type that … but I have to say this .. I don’t want my blog to end up being a link farm. There I said ...

Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies

Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies
Every technology that is embraced by the world goes through a process of adoption. Gartner instituted this as the hype cycle. What is the Hype Cycle? The hype cycle talks about how any technology goes through the process of being talked about, being heralded, being written off and finally being adopted in mainstream businesses. The ...

Personal Lift custom made for you

Personal Lift custom made for you
King Henry VIII had come into power in the 15th century. Now being a ruler who commands (and demands) respect, he also participated in jousting matches. In one such jousting match he was heavily injured and had almost lost the ability to climb stairs. In order to continue functioning as a ruler, he had a ...

Scheming the Schema: An Introduction to Structured Data

Scheming the Schema: An Introduction to Structured Data
One of the major traffic sources for personal websites and blogs is Organic Traffic, i.e traffic originating from search engines. People working on the web would quickly realize that search traffic can also be bought through Pay Per Click (PPC) Programs such as Google Adwords and Bing Search Advertising. However, for those of us who ...

Car Customization

In India, the moment you say the words car customization, the name Deepak Chhabria automatically crops up. DC used to be the pioneer of car tuning and modding in India. Back then, changing the looks of your car was not considered as the “in thing”, and people almost always made do with the factory settings. ...

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