It's quite strange, it took almost another 15-16 years for iPad. If it had been successful some how right then, imagine what 15 years of iterations and evolution could have done to the whole tablet market. Glad at least, Apple made it real this time.
Nothing teaches and prepares you to take on the World better than your own experience. So don't wait. Just Get Started, the moment you think You wanna be an entrepreneur. These are a few books, PDFs, Podcasts, Presentations etc from my notebook, I believe will be a great help to get started. Get a hint about Markets: Future of Web Applications (Podcasts) Annual MIT Venture Capital Conference Videos ( Videos , List ) See What Others Are doing: Proto.in ( Links , Videos , Notes ) Demo Techcrunch Understand What it Takes: The Art of The Start by Guy Kawasaki ( PDF , Video ) Cost of BootStrapping ( PDF , MP3 ) Go for it: Getting Real ( HTML ) How to be Creative ( PDF ) OnStartups ( Blog ) Its not that easy and all. But its a good start. Stay tuned for more. If you have a link to a resource that You think will be useful wanna-be's please add to it. ( Add as a comment or message to me). Technorati tags: inspions , startup , entrepreneur
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that on April 12 it conducted the computer-generated random selection process to determine which H-1B petitions, subject to the congressionally mandated H-1B cap for fiscal year 2008 (FY 2008), would continue to final processing. USCIS completed this determination ahead of the preliminary schedule noted on April 3, when it announced it had received enough petitions to meet the cap for FY 2008. The 123,480 cap-subject petitions received on April 2 and 3 were labeled with unique numerical identifiers and selected randomly by computer. The chosen numerical identifiers were then transmitted to the appropriate service center for further processing. Source: USCIS Announcement Number 123,480 looks a lot better keeping in view initial estimates. A good 50% chance for each application to be selected. Update: 3rd May 2007 Hello friends, I understand your anxiety. But donâ€™t loose your hope and/or temper yet. Please wait ti
Despite resistance from the inventor of the World Wide Web Tim Berners Lee himself, yet another Top Level Domain , ".mobi" (dotMobi) has been created. Dotmobi (.mobi) is a new top-level domain, intended for sites that are designed to be used on cell phones and other mobile devices . "A top-level domain ( TLD ) is the last part of an Internet domain name ; that is, the letters which follow the final dot of any domain name. For example, in the domain name www.nintendo.com , the top-level domain is com (or COM , as domain names are not case-sensitive )." - Wiki See a List of current TLDs at Wiki . Dotmobi sites will be required to have a home page that conforms to the switch on! style guides (also called the .mobi styleguides) which are optimized for access through mobile devices. mTLD, the official registry operator for the new .mobi domain name is a joint venture funded by a consortium of companies including Hutchison, 3, GSM Association, Ericsson, Google, M