2014/11/19 第106期

搞 startup 的 3 个教训

他总结的第一个教训 “Take Action; Get Lucky” 感觉很像 Steve Jobs 2005 年斯坦福毕业典礼讲话的第一个小故事:"connecting the dots"。
If I had not stayed on top of the industry news I would not have recognized Sean that day. If I hadn’t decided to fly to San Francisco I could not have attended the Meetup. The chain goes on and on, but the point is: I was lucky that the dots connected in that way, but you can take actions to increase your chances for success.

Mobile Growth: Best Strategies, Tools and Tactics

(原链接被墙了,pdf 放在这里:https://nfil.es/w/ZdKcEY/ ) 这套幻灯片结合各种实例,讲 app 快速增长的最佳实践,干货。

别瞎忙

很多人都在找借口,说是因为“很忙”才没时间做这个做那个。其实,都是在瞎忙。

Whatsapp 创始人向 FreeBSD 捐款$100万

(Facebook 被墙,打印成pdf放在这里 https://nfil.es/w/nkPwv0/ ) Whatsapp 创始人 Jan Koum 在 Facebook 上宣布了这个消息 :
I started using FreeBSD in the late 90s, when I didn’t have much money and was living in government housing. In a way, FreeBSD helped lift me out of poverty – one of the main reasons I got a job at Yahoo! is because they were using FreeBSD, and it was my operating system of choice. Years later, when Brian and I set out to build WhatsApp, we used FreeBSD to keep our servers running. We still do.
你们有没有想过给哪个帮助过自己的开源软件捐款?

Steve Jobs:Dropbox 只是个功能,不配作为一个产品

2011 年 Forbes 对 Drew Houston 的采访,那时候 Dropbox 成立3年,员工70几人(现在有900多人了)。提到了 Steve Jobs --
“He said we were a feature, not a product,” says Houston.
然后临终前,Steve Jobs 定下锦囊妙计:iCloud。