The Simple Business Manifesto

Not all companies are simple. Not all companies have the luxury to be simple.Every business goes through a life cycle from birth to its unfortunate death. The development of the business can be imagined similarly to the growth of a person. Early life consists of learning and often relying on those around you for help. Early life transitions to becoming a mostly self-reliant teenager who still often makes mistakes but ideally learns from those mistakes and pushes forward. The growth between the business's teenage years and its peak middle-aged maturity is dramatic and rapid. ┬áThen the businesses eventually enters its decline before its eventual collapse.Life is simplest in its early stages when we are young and have fewer…

Advice for launching a side business

I woke up in my dorm, a hulking white cement building, and glanced around the 12x12 room before noticing the clock. I was late. A half mile across campus sat my technical writing class, a group of mostly college freshman students, half awake, waiting to give their final presentations for the semester.I started running, hoping to make it on time.Presentation after presentation went by about an array of technically written projects. I couldn't pay attention, thinking about my own presentation. It was a full business plan. For me, it didn't fall in line with a generic, semester project that I just had to get through before dumping in the trash and heading to summer vacation. It was a…

What's in python 3.8?

The programming language python is releasing it's latest minor version 3.8 soon and is currently in beta. Our platform is built on top of python 3, so we wanted to take a look at what's coming down the pipe and figured we share details about the major changes that caught our eye.…