product development

Validation Through Rejection

June 3, 2012

This is the wrong way to go about product focus: I’d rather use a service that has a strong, single‐minded vision, even if some of the decisions aren’t exactly how I’d want them, than a washed‐out, milquetoast service created by committee, designed to meet market demand, that tries to make everybody happy. Another way to put […]

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Forgotten Products

July 10, 2009

I was reading Ryan’s post on WolframAlpha when I realized that this was the first time in weeks that I have thought about WolframAlpha. There was a big burst of PR during its release  — the mainstream media, the technology blogs and so on. After that, I never heard anything about it. Of course, the […]

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