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Visiting Nagano

Visiting Nagano to give a lecture about entrepreneurship for high school students. Had great a carp cuisine last night. Went out for a walk in the morning and felt like I’m in California. Definitely less humid here.

Gyazo.com Becoming Japan’s Largest Rails+MongoDB Website Serving 6 Million Monthly Users

This is a blog article posted to http://www.startupkyoto.com Kyoto based startup Nota Inc., the company that operates instant image sharing service Gyazo.com, announced full renewal of its website adopting Ruby on Rails and MongoDB. For readers who aren’t familiar with the service, Gyazo is a cloud based service that can be used to cut the PC screen, and to share images and video instantly with everyone. The service is available Read More...

New Rockmelt is Almost What I Need

So it’s been more than two months I started working on Google Reader replacement. I got a some sort prototype and it’s working okay for personal use. Thanks to AWS CloudSearch, I got even search functionality that other RSS reader apps don’t have yet. I tried a couple of new comers like Digg Reader and AOL Reader. They serve same basic functionality as Google Reader. However, none of them really Read More...

Google Reader Replacement

I started using Google Reader ever since I started surfing blogosphere many years ago. Now that a long-favored RSS reader is being shut down. Question is which service should I switch to? I’ve tried other RSS reader apps like Feedly, The Old Reader, NetVives, Pulse, etc. After spending good amount of time evaluating each app, I found myself liking none of them. It seems current trend amongst feed aggregation apps Read More...

Running Python on iOS and Android

Usually, I don’t do blog post about technical topics, but this time it’s different. Disclaimer: I have Computer Science degree from US university so in fact I love talking about technical stuff. I was pretending not to. ;) These days I’m spending a lot of time playing with Kivy, an open source Python library for multi-touch app. The app developed with Kivy can be deployed on many platforms including iOS Read More...

Building Lean Startups workshop

I got this info from my folks at Pollenizer Singapore so I re-post it here. If you are into the startup scene in Singapore, this event might be interesting for you. Building Lean Startups is the introductory course in our Academy training program. The course covers lean startup theories like minimum viable product and pivoting using a practice-oriented oriented approach. Our goal is for participants to leave the course with specific tools for Read More...