How Localisation Can Miss The Point

I’m a frequent visitor to BusinessInsider. They recently started an Australian edition, and now you get automatically redirected to that version. You can get into the US edition by clicking above the right of the…

BidSketch For Client Proposals

One of the harder parts of doing freelance work is creating proposals that win over clients and put food on your table. BidSketch is a tool that enables you to set up really nice looking…

Limited RSS Feeds Are Selfish

I don’t subscribe to any RSS feeds that are not “full content” feeds. If you don’t enable me to consume your content in Google Reader over my morning coffee, I won’t read you. Limited RSS…

How Picking Winners Misses The Point

The government thinks that targeted subsidies, tax credits and policy will take our economy to the next level. But picking winners – this includes industries – misses the point behind why we have fewer start-ups…

100 Startups Are Better Than 1

This week we saw another example of politically connected firms transferring wealth to insiders by way of government technology grants and subsequent asset flips to overseas investors. $10 million that went to Endace to create…