An experiment to be Google-Free

Update on 5 Oct, 2012 : Still on Mac applications, but now using the free email mailbox option of my domain registrar Gandi.net + local Thunderbird email folders instead of Rackspace Email. Desktop apps are better for frequently used stuff. No matter how many times web apps lure me into “available everywhere” + “mobile syncing”Continue reading “An experiment to be Google-Free”

isbn.net.in – One Place to find the best online price for a book in India

I had an itch – I wished there was a simple way of deciding whether to buy a book and where to buy a book. So I created http://isbn.net.in The initial idea I had was to make a bookmarklet that will do everything – it will figure out the unique book number (the ISBN) fromContinue reading “isbn.net.in – One Place to find the best online price for a book in India”

A founder has to do only two things right

I’ve been pondering over the myriad of startups and ideas that have been in the fore recently (in my twitter stream). I have a new theory that has been developing in my mind for quite a while: A founder has to do only two things right: invention and marketing. For the rest, he can attract/findContinue reading “A founder has to do only two things right”