StartupDigest Reading List – January 13, 2012by StartupDigest on January 14, 2012
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What You Need to Read This Week
By James Currier
An epic letter by James Currier, 2x exited founder and now founder of Jiff, to his alma mater on how to do something exciting instead of wasting your life at a cube job.
By John O’Farrell
An inside look into how Loudcloud used business development to save the company after the dot-com crash by breaking itself up into two companies. Opsware the software company eventually sold to HP for $1.6 billion.
By Yehuda Katz
By Kapil Kale
Why learning the basics of software development is important, even for the business people.
By Gabriel Weinberg
There’s only a couple sites people will use on a daily basis but if done right you can retain people to your app through either notifications or using your service as a start point for something.
by Josh Clayton
Need to edit a bunch of files all at once? Too complex of a refactoring for sed? Try combining ack and Vim macros.
Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google, talks about how simple ideas built for one person are so powerful and why just trying things is so important.
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