1) There are a lot of problems in the world. 2) They are solved in a half-assed way. 3) You are put here on this earth to fix them.
Computers are extremely frustrating examples: PC Load letter from office space Bill Gates couldn’t use Movie Maker without an insane number of steps
IDEAS SHOULD BE ABOUT PROBLEMS There are a billion problems. Choose one. AngerAvoid technology for technology’s sake.We’re put on this earth to make each other’s experiences better. Being useless in new ways does not make your fundamentally different from the previous useless products. ~Paul Buchheit
1) Quantum of Product, aka Minimum Viable product 2) Get it in the hands of users. 3) Iterate We could hem and haw all day about problems, but it’s nothing til we...
No autopost, no web editor, no RSS! Minimal. Amazon launched in 1994 Book reviews in 1996 YEARS. Then iterate.
1) Fanatical customer support 2) Great parties
We’re not building cars here. It’s not about the technology.
It’s about throwing an excellent party.
The Product-Driven STATE OF MIND Garry Tan // cofounder, posterous.com SEATTLE STARTUP DAY 2010