Matt Wensing from Stormpulse (disclaimer: I'm an investor, long story below) generously took some time off of managing the nation's severe weather risks to appear on our podcast. ( Keith Perhac couldn't be with us when we taped this, as he was celebrating the birth of his second daughter.) It's been about six months since our last episode but I think this probably makes up for it, as it's a cracker of an episode.
…Surface RT tablets. Here they are, listed alongside similarly-priced iPads: Surface Model Price Similarly-priced iPad Price 32 GB, no " Touch Cover" (cover with touch-sensitive keyboard) $ 499 16 GB Wifi-only New iPad / 16GB Wifi + 3G iPad 2 $ 519 / $ 549 32 GB with " Touch Cover" $ 599 32 GB Wifi-only New iPad / 16GB Wifi + 3G New iPad $ 619 / $ 649 64 GB with " Touch Cover" $ 699 64 GB Wifi-only New iPad / 64GB Wifi + 3G New iPad…
earlier discussion about getting your first consulting client by addressing a common pain point for freelancers/consultants, particularly those just starting out: how do you price your offering?bestselling author and I continued our
If you want me to tell you "You're adeveloper? $ 100 an hour if in , $ 150 an hour if in SOMA, best of luck" you're in the wrong place, because you should have learned in our previous installment …
…techniques for selecting the suitable flash-storage technology for the relevantworkloads
Price/performance advantages () when flash storage is used appropriately for MySQL workloads
Approaches for scaling MySQL instances on fewer servers while delivering optimal performance using flash drives
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Winter appears to finally be visiting for a few days.
Modernizr 2.5: Supercharged for 2012 - Lots of changes in this tool that helps figure out the capabilities of your users' browsers - and work around missing features.
Amazon - Lower prices are always nice. Wonder how long before someone files a restraint of trade lawsuit against Price Reduction though.
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50 x Full Price tickets at £15
Your total possible revenue is (50 * £10) + (50 * £15) = £1250, which covers your costs nicely.
Now, if you decided that abandoning Early Bird meant that you were compelled to charge every ticket at full price, your total revenue is now (100 * £15) = £1500, or £250 more. But - and again, this is an assumption - you only really needed £1250.
Now, you could certainly make an argument that the extra £250 could be used to make the conference better (for …
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To illustrate the various concepts, we'll create a simulator application to figure out how we can tweak our coffee consumption habits to save a given amount of money over a period of time.
Building Our App Step-By-Step
Load Balancers are billed by the hour. Internet data in and out of Load Balancers is billed at the normal price. Each Load Balancer is highly available within a Region - designed to tolerate the loss of an entire Zone. Each Load Balancer supports multiple …
…return result; } } This requires us to create some sort of factory method to decide which Price to create based on the Movie type (such as newPrice in the example). Usually this occurs in a static method with a switch statement on type. In a large program where Price is used multiple times, this is an advantage because we only have to change the one switch statement. But what if we could get rid of that switch statement also?
If you are using Spring, you can take advantage of the …
…chance. I took funding from Hummer Windblad, solely because I met a guy named Will Price, who is now the CEO of Widgetbox.
I was lucky that I found him. He gave me a tremendous amount of advice related to starting and structuring a business. He told me that at some point in my life, I may be able to run the company by myself, but that I should not make the mistake of thinking that I understood what I needed to know initially.
If you're good at technology, you probably can learn …