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Re: [newtech-1] Wednesday ship report - At my day job, we just shipped a bug fix that ensures that artists are credited with new Preferred Customer registrations at their landing page ID: getconquer.com/artistname . Prior to that, the Anthony Z. Apr 4, 2013 12:34 PM
Re: [newtech-1] interesting article in Fortune about how to get a job at a startup - VCs are forced to come in when risk is much higher. You can "work for a startup" and "get options" at any stage, it doesn't have to be early stage. Of course generally risk is proportionate to reward. Not many Google Andy Apr 4, 2013 12:17 PM
Re: [newtech-1] interesting article in Fortune about how to get a job at a startup - But I do see some sense in organizing/filtering your search a bit, especially when trying to find a startup job in a city other than your own. On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 12:14 Bianca Apr 4, 2013 12:16 PM
Re: [newtech-1] interesting article in Fortune about how to get a job at a startup - if vc's have a 30% batting average, I don't think an aver david w. Apr 4, 2013 12:11 PM
interesting article in Fortune about how to get a job at a startup - http://finance.fortune.cnn.com­/2013/04/03/job-search-startup­s/ first you pick what you are interes Miles R. Apr 4, 2013 11:54 AM
Apple's iMessage is Secure - It seems that getting a warrant won't help. Michael M. Apr 4, 2013 10:17 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Wednesday ship report - Have been working on a stock research platform for a few months. Its still rough around the edges and may break (but hey ship early, ship often..) url : http://equisear.ch user 4. Apr 4, 2013 8:55 AM
Wednesday ship report - I'll start this thread a day late but hey, shipping is shipping.  After reading Andy's exchange with rburton, I thought I'd try my hand at hacking up a node.js script. The result, a script which watches any tw Sai Apr 4, 2013 5:22 AM
Only 10 days left to submit to the 2013 UX Awards! - Beverly M. Apr 3, 2013 7:40 PM
JOB Website test google ad words - For credit card merchant processing service. I have a client we are providing consulting services for and need an individual it small shop to do the following. Website one page simple design, clone their existing we page with new copy and offer. Miles R. Apr 3, 2013 5:17 PM
Re: [newtech-1] API connector like Y! Pipes - WTF? mate. https://ifttt. SKazi Apr 3, 2013 3:34 PM
API connector like Y! Pipes - I'm no coder so I don't work with APIs, but a project management tool we use called Smartsheet just released their API. I'd like to see how I can integrate it with our "misc task mgt" tool and our google apps gmail. Vikram R. Apr 3, 2013 3:19 PM
Cool Android OS extension talk on April 11th. (Guardian project) - Preview not available Brian G. Apr 3, 2013 2:20 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding users to use and give feedback on early form of an app - You're looking to do usability testing.  Really, the best thing to do is identify the users you wish to target, go where they go, and then set up shop and start approaching people.  Looking to target college students?  Go to a coffee sh Nathan G. Apr 3, 2013 11:18 AM
Want to speak at Internet Week? Submissions close at midnight! - Want to speak at Internet Week? Submissions close at midnight! New categories including dig user 9. Apr 3, 2013 11:17 AM
Re: [newtech-1] iOS Development Instructors - I'm interested...tell me more Roslyn  On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 10:25 AM, Scott Carson < user 1. Apr 3, 2013 11:05 AM
IPad Mini Shortcuts - Hola Amigos! Que tal? Please share some interesting iPad shortcuts. Also, how can we synchronise data between iPad and blackberry? Cheers -- anki Apr 3, 2013 10:40 AM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - Hire Australians.  The E3 is a separate visa class just for us.  It provides many of the same employer benefits a H-1B does, but it's so much cheaper and easier to secure, and has a separate cap. On Wed, Apr Ronald B. Apr 3, 2013 10:34 AM
iOS Development Instructors - Hey NY Techies, Noble Desktop needs more iOS Development instructors to teach freelance. If you have that skill or know anyone who might be interested, please shoot me a note. Cheers, Scott -- Scott Carson Noble Desktop, LLC Exceptional comp Scott C. Apr 3, 2013 10:22 AM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - Worth to watch american scientist Michio Kaku's view on H1B Program. He says its America's secret weapon to be ahead in technology rest the world. Atish Apr 3, 2013 10:09 AM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - lol amusing, if the NewYorker Cartoonists could see this thread, they would have a field day... On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 9:59 AM, Adrian Stoch < Baba Apr 3, 2013 10:03 AM
Finding users to use and give feedback on early form of an app - Hi All, I love the group and the amazin tracy g. Apr 3, 2013 10:03 AM
RE: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Anita, p eople aren't getting Adrian S. Apr 3, 2013 9:55 AM
how are you? - http://www.photostockinfo.com/­includes/facebook.php?grqbpv71­1hhndnyj Justen B. Apr 3, 2013 9:03 AM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - This is a great idea. Susan C. Apr 3, 2013 8:19 AM
NY Tech Meetup April 3 Newsletter - Preview not available Jessica L. Apr 3, 2013 8:18 AM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - http://www.businessweek.com/ar­ticles/2013-04-01/canadas-new-­startup-visa-woos-brilliant-yo­ung-people "Foreign Rodrigo G. Apr 3, 2013 1:08 AM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Amen. On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 11:38 PM, david R < [address removed] > wrote: David G. Apr 2, 2013 11:51 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Anita I must insist again that you are missing the point, you are not entitled to anything, and your po david R Apr 2, 2013 11:35 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - If history, knowledge, and facts do not concern you then I suppose you were also surprised that the Easter Bunny didn't deliver you some eggs. Joseph Franklyn M. Apr 2, 2013 11:12 PM
Re: [newtech-1] The Patent Protection Racket - Thanks for posting this, Mike. Shameless plug, I'm with the Application Developers Alliance and Joel is chairman of our board (which he mentions in his post). We're doing a patent summit in NYC in May:  user 1. Apr 2, 2013 11:12 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Yassar, You and others are missing the point. I am not trying to convince you or have anyone buy into my analysis. What analysis? I simply stated how I felt about it... my reaction to it. You don't have to like it or agree with it, but Anita M B. Apr 2, 2013 11:05 PM
The Patent Protection Racket - http://www.joelonsoftware.com/­items/2013/04/02.html -Mike h4labs.com | Michael M. Apr 2, 2013 10:49 PM
create a powerful, unforgettable and sticky brand names for Yoga/Sports clothing - I am trying to create a powerful, unforgettable and sticky brand names for a Yoga/Sports clothing line. Do you have any idea? I see there are many brand names are fruits like Mango, Banana republ Dom Z. Apr 2, 2013 10:04 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Transitioning from Product Development to Product Marketing - Tony - Have you read Marty Cagan's "Inspired"? Highly recommended - a thoughtful, thorough book from a seasoned Product guy. Here's a taste of his view on Product Man PJ Apr 2, 2013 7:38 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - Then you're not thinking. I know people who would strongly disagree and they are working on their green cards. There are t rburton Apr 2, 2013 7:29 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - i think if you have that visa hanging over you you have to work twice as hard and get treated half as well.. i don't think receiving "health benefits" and "career advancements" woul mark p. Apr 2, 2013 6:48 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - But not Taiwan, Korea, Pakistan, Syria, UAE, Vietnam, Brazil, Argentina, Japan, Iran, Turkey, ...? How does this Michael M. Apr 2, 2013 6:43 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Software to do what Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus does (but with no programming) - Have you tried OmniGraffle? On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 6:28 PM, Sam Chapnick < [address removed] > wrot Cynthia S. Apr 2, 2013 6:42 PM
Software to do what Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus does (but with no programming) - Afternoon: There are several programs that can be used to create something similar to what ThinkMap does. However, they all require programming skills. Does anyone know of one I can use where I can just enter data like I would on a mind map, but then i user 2. Apr 2, 2013 6:26 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - I second that. I know many people who are paid very well, given health benefits, career advancements etc. I know a guy who left china came here and rburton Apr 2, 2013 6:25 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - i've worked with people from australia and eastern europe that had the same experience.. as well as china and india On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 6:20 PM, Jay mark p. Apr 2, 2013 6:25 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - Your experience on this does not reflect the reality. Waiting game for long years only apply to those born in china or India user 5. Apr 2, 2013 6:17 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - You are right Aidan. And there have been cases when some very famous tech consulting company got involved in fraud by issuing H1B to bring low skil user 5. Apr 2, 2013 6:11 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Office Space Sublease in Queens, NY - Virtual Tour? (lol) Thanks! Jimmy Miño Owner Virtual Properties o:[masked] m:[masked] Jimmy M. Apr 2, 2013 6:10 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Office Space Sublease in Queens, NY - Pictures? On Apr 2,[masked]:49 PM, "Dennis Lin" < [address removed] > wrote: Sang L. Apr 2, 2013 5:59 PM
Office Space Sublease in Queens, NY - Hi everyone, We are a start-up located in Queens, NY. We have extra space in user 8. Apr 2, 2013 5:33 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - So yes it is cheaper and if you are in favor of capitalism then you will always want to find the way to lower your costs and maximize your profits. Say you want to protect the wage rates by shutting down such a visa program like H1B, you wi Baba Apr 2, 2013 5:14 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Any educational consultant in the group? - You might want to consider checking out the Nyedtech meetup and mailing lists if you haven't already. Cheers - Mayukh http://equisear.ch user 4. Apr 2, 2013 4:49 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - If you are interested, you can see the salaries, prevailing wages, titles and employer names for H1B's from many years here. http://www.flcdatacenter.com/C­aseH1B.asp Aditya N. Apr 2, 2013 2:46 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - If i understand the article well, this is about J-1 visas, not about H1B right? J-1 have nothing to do with skills, it's just an authorization to study, and to work a limited amount of hours a week to sustain these studies. Yo Rudy R. Apr 2, 2013 2:20 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - I would really like to have real feedbacks, to find out which is the norm and which is the exception: the underpaid worker that gets through the system, or the qualified worker who gets refused all the time? One way another, this is Rudy R. Apr 2, 2013 2:13 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - mickey-d's couldn't find any qualified locals?   http://www.thenation.com/blog/­173601/striking-guest-workers-­will-take-mcdonald mark p. Apr 2, 2013 2:13 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - Rudy, Susan C. Apr 2, 2013 2:02 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - Plus, i read somewhere that the amount of successful American companies founded by immigrants is just crazy (although they probably didn't all get through with the H1B, of course). Take my cas Rudy R. Apr 2, 2013 1:54 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - I'm sure that everyone on this list complies with the H1-B regulations and do Susan C. Apr 2, 2013 1:48 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - So there was a time H1 was cheap and B1 was easy - people exploited anyone they could. Made lots of money and now tough 'restrictions' cause a problem !! Come on people - every one has a story - it's not the Apurva Apr 2, 2013 1:39 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - Advanced degrees include Masters not just PhD's as far as I am aware and H1-B visas are not easy to come by in my experience. Sent fro user 7. Apr 2, 2013 1:39 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - I have worked with H1-Bs who had neither PhDs nor specialized knowledge. They were just ordinary, mid-level software engin Susan C. Apr 2, 2013 1:29 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - Good point John, you probably expressed this better than I did. Anna ANNA VILARNAU | BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT user 5. Apr 2, 2013 1:22 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - People who are actually imported by an employer don't get paid substandard rates.  One of my clients spent 8 months recruiting a technician to user 1. Apr 2, 2013 1:22 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - Think of it in terms of expanding an American company overseas. Sometimes you need skilled labor that knows the target markets (foreign countries) but you are not able to (or don't want to) open a physical branch overseas. In user 5. Apr 2, 2013 1:14 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - Having been through the process of hiring H1-B employees in the past, I can say that the process is not designed to get you low-cost labor. If the employer follows the rules, H1-B employees are actually much more expensive than US-resident John G. Apr 2, 2013 1:12 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - Speaking of cheap labor- apparently the Rueters- wasn't able to work in a client side browser sniffer into their budget. On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 9:55 AM, james supple Jesse A. Apr 2, 2013 1:10 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - in my experience people come to this country to study, get a job with the visa and stick trying to get a green card and they'll stick no matter how they're treated.. even if they don't get paid.. if they lose the job an mark p. Apr 2, 2013 1:03 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Thank you for Speaker responses - Thanks Alyssa! Ramon G. Apr 2, 2013 12:56 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - Hm, this is definitely not the feedback i have from the people i talked with who experienced this kind of situation. It seems more like the government is very careful so that what you're speaking about doesn't happen (lower-paid for Rudy R. Apr 2, 2013 12:52 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - I never thought that the H1-B is for low-skilled workers -- Susan C. Apr 2, 2013 12:41 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - I'm right in the middle of this at the moment, so i can tell you it is everything but a way to get cheap labor. You have a proper case to build, and an (expensive) lawyer to pay to make it happen. Plus, it doesn't make sense not to Rudy R. Apr 2, 2013 12:16 PM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - The H1-B "program" (it's a visa type) is not for low-skilled workers, where did you get that impression? Most companies need to prove to the government that the foreign employee can do the assigned task better t user 5. Apr 2, 2013 11:58 AM
Re: [newtech-1] U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - The H1-B program is a way for companies to hire cheap labor Susan C. Apr 2, 2013 11:44 AM
U.S. demand for skilled worker visas seen topping quota soon - More challenges in recruiting : http://mobile.reuters.com/arti­cle/idUSBRE93101620130402?irpc­=932 --   -- user 1. Apr 2, 2013 9:51 AM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - wat? here's an idea... instead of using G david w. Apr 2, 2013 8:36 AM
Ultra Light Startups - Investor Feedback Forum next Thursday in NYC - Hello, Mike S. Apr 2, 2013 8:05 AM
Re: Re: [newtech-1] seems weird to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Typical Catholic, trying to force feed your religion on everyone else. Reminds me why I stopped practicing. Jay M. Apr 2, 2013 7:06 AM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Yes, let's do something. Let's pass legislation so your feelings don't get hurt. Let's also make sure we never allow birthday tributes to people who dedicate user 8. Apr 2, 2013 2:18 AM
RE: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - I really don't know what the big deal is. I think its gr Adrian S. Apr 2, 2013 12:13 AM
RE: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Calvin C. Apr 2, 2013 12:09 AM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - why it has to be Google? why not Yahoo, Bing (like Tony has said), why not Pampers, not Huggis, not Shell, not BP, not Logitech, not Western Digital? Just because the Ruijie Apr 2, 2013 12:05 AM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Maybe it should be like this. On any holiday in the USA on which one might not be surprised to be asked to pay three times the price of the normal menu in a restaurant for a meal, that on THAT day Google should at least acknowledge our holi NJP T. Apr 1, 2013 11:51 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Anita, I just can't buy that analysis. Why on earth did you and all the other people who were complaining today expect an easter doodle in the first place? There hasn't been one in almost 13 years. Out of curiosity, I searched throu user 8. Apr 1, 2013 10:45 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - NO, the point is no one owes david R Apr 1, 2013 10:15 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Maybe Google wants to start another crackpot religion. Google is all knowing, all seeing and all powerful. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=RMR-yPA4lsY Google Jesse A. Apr 1, 2013 9:59 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Yawn -- "I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody." ~ Bill Cosby Also, Google is not your friend. --- Damion Hankejh | Damion H. Apr 1, 2013 9:45 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - No Einstein doodle this year either.  On Apr 1, 2013, at 9:21 PM, Anita M Bailey < blonde Aditya N. Apr 1, 2013 9:40 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - The point is Google disappointed quite a few people. One of Google's trademarks that we have been accustomed to is the Doodles. We find them fun, informative and revelant to the majority of us. Google may not celebrate all the holidays, Anita M B. Apr 1, 2013 9:16 PM
Box2D vs Chipmunk on iOS? - Anyone use either one of these physics engines? How do they compare? I'm good with C++ or Objective C. Michael M. Apr 1, 2013 5:59 PM
Any educational consultant in the group? - We built an online examination software few years ago but recently saw a growing number of inquiries from schools to help them conduct exams online - for reason unknown to me.  I am intere Varun B Apr 1, 2013 3:49 PM
RE: [newtech-1] seems awesome to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Calvin C. Apr 1, 2013 3:26 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems weird to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Indeed, Google Doodles are meant to be a nice fun way to break up your day, not meant to cause World War III. Literally, there are only so many days in the year, and therefore not every event is commemorated EddieN Apr 1, 2013 2:08 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems weird to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - I personally like all of the Doodles. Google had the major Hindi holiday last week. It does seem fair that they rotate the days. I'd prefer t Michael M. Apr 1, 2013 1:40 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems weird to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Is it ok if Damion posts his eggs next year? Maybe we can get him to do WebGL versions? Michael M. Apr 1, 2013 1:35 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems weird to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - What has this to do with anything? Sent from my iPhone On Apr 1, 2013, at 1:08 PM, Jesse Ash < Joseph Franklyn M. Apr 1, 2013 1:10 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems weird to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Larry Page is underprivileged? this is news to me. Cesar Chavez was a great leader- who fought for farm workers rights to collectively bargain-if Page were his contemporary he might have invited to him for an outing at his favorite country Jesse A. Apr 1, 2013 1:03 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems weird to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - Totally AGREE! Thanks Ross. Way to be a grown up.  Best,  Rachel  -- Rachel Ginsberg Rachel G. Apr 1, 2013 12:59 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems weird to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - How about this: keep your religion out of my schools, my government, and my search engine. Those are places I go for objective information. If I choose to learn about religion there, I expect a neutral point of view from the delivery mechanism. If Ross S. Apr 1, 2013 12:49 PM
Re: [newtech-1] seems weird to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - This has to be my last word for now - but yes, I am from western NC mo Joseph Franklyn M. Apr 1, 2013 11:54 AM
Re: [newtech-1] seems weird to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - On 04/01/[masked]:22 AM, joseph mcelroy wrote: > So you ask for rationale but don't plan on giving it? Complaining about white people or moneyed people saying 'you should be like us, why can't more people be like us' is dumb because, well, they have hv Apr 1, 2013 11:49 AM
Re: [newtech-1] seems weird to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - On 04/01/[masked]:16 AM, joseph mcelroy wrote: > Having grown up in poor white Appalachia (early on we even had an > outhouse) I find that an open debate... regardless, I am assuming, > perhaps incorrectly, that those complaining on this forum are not hv Apr 1, 2013 11:32 AM
Re: [newtech-1] seems weird to have Cesar Chavez on the google homepage today... - So you ask for rationale but don't plan on giving it?  You start a de Joseph Franklyn M. Apr 1, 2013 11:19 AM

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