Bootstrapping Million-dollar Companies

Business

Customer Service

28 Jul 2014

Found this email that I sent to the team almost a year ago. Want to share with everybody: I want to share 2 stories that I experienced recently. One is about customer support and the other is about system design. I want us to learn from these and want to empower all of us
Sze Wong
Sze Wong
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Just Thoughts

Happy Mother's Day

11 May 2014

My kids have all the toys that there is to have. XBox, iPad, Lego Mindstorm, you name it. We go to Disney World, Lego land and
Sze Wong
Sze Wong
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The Dream of Universal Data Sharing

3 Apr 2014

I have been talking about this idea of data sharing for over 2 years now. However, until recently, only people in my inner circles have heard
Sze Wong
Sze Wong
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Encryption is easy. Don’t be lazy.

6 Feb 2014

I was working on an internal app for our support staffs. It’s a web app that connects to iFormBuilder through the public API. To use it,
Sze Wong
Sze Wong
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Business

Don’t be Dire Wolfs

29 Jul 2013

Saw a Nat Geo show this weekend about Dire Wolfs and it draws great comparison in the business world. The Dire Wolf as a species is
Sze Wong
Sze Wong
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Business

The only bad conversations are the ones you haven’t had

1 Apr 2013

As a business owner, I need to carry out many bad conversations. Telling customer the project is going to be late, telling vendors we won’t pay
Sze Wong
Sze Wong
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The new economy

19 Dec 2011

Yesterday I read an article from Mark Mills on Forbes about the new Economy [http://www.forbes.com/sites/markpmills/2011/12/18/the-good-news-behind-the-zynga-ipo-and-what-it-says-about-the-new-economy/] , and this morning another article on TechRepublic saying now it’s a great time to be a developer. I agree with both, and as usual, I want to put my own spin to it. There are 2 key words appear
Sze Wong
Sze Wong
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Just Thoughts

I voted for Obama

13 Nov 2011

I am a catholic. I like free enterprises. I think government should be small. I think abortion is wrong. I think too much entitlement is
Sze Wong
Sze Wong
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How Steve Jobs changed my life

5 Oct 2011

When I was 11 years old, my mom used her entire monthly salary and brought me an Apple IIe. It was a Taiwanese clone and cost
Sze Wong
Sze Wong
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The Kindle Fire will help push the iPad into Enterprises

29 Sep 2011

Just looking at the last 2 days you know the Kindle Fire is going to succeed. Now I’d like to throw in my 2 cents. I
Sze Wong
Sze Wong
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NPR's Report on Patent Issues in the US

25 Jul 2011

Listening to this makes me want to cry: http://www.thisamericanlife.org/play_full.php?play=441&podcast=1 [http://www.thisamericanlife.org/play_full.php?play=441&podcast=1 ]
Sze Wong
Sze Wong
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Everybody is getting sued, now what?

21 Jul 2011

Tonight we have a great Meetup over at MoDevDC. The topic is about Patent Infringement lawsuits and how developers can deal with them. Here is an
Sze Wong
Sze Wong
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