Category Archives: Startup

Some Game of Thrones Season 8 speculation

Let me indulge, purely for entertainment value, in some fan-speculation on what we will see on-screen after the Long Night is over and the final 6 episodes Of Game of Thrones are run in 2019. Let me first talk about … Continue reading

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I’ve also found this to be true

Based on current feedback, I’d say paying a lawyer to talk about software patents at this point would be like setting money on fire. — Ryan Gordon

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And now for something completely geeky

Now that my exams are over, I’ve gotten back to working towards launching my little startup. During the second half of my semester I couldn’t find time or energy for it, but I did occasionally give it some thinking time, … Continue reading

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Payment woes continued

My startup dot-com project continues to plod along in the gap between university labs, assignments, tests and other studious miscellanea. Today I spent some time getting down to the nuts and holts of payment systems. I’ve done some work on … Continue reading

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Rejection!

It’s like my highschool love life all over again! Well not really. As some of you know, I’ve been working in ‘stealth mode’ on a dot-com project for a few months now. A week ago I applied to Westpac for … Continue reading

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Patents are really expensive

I rang a patent lawyer today to discuss my upcoming business, to check whether any part of what I’m doing is patentable. There’s a lot of existing systems and papers that describe part of what I’m doing, but not all. … Continue reading

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MYOB: So Far, Underwhelming

I’ve started my first ‘proper’ business — incorporation and all — and my accountant told me that I should get MYOB or QuickBooks. So far MYOB has not impressed.

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