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Interesting company. Would you hire someone who knows Django but not RoR?

your email is missing an 'e' at the end of 'private' btw

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Dear intellegacy,

I apologize for the inconvenience, but at the moment we're working with RoR for certain things and not Django. That said, we're looking for any good developers meaning also developers who can learn new things quick and use them in a professional, stable, reliable, secure, dependable system.

Cheers, rasengan

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I don't really get what's going on here. Do the OP and his friend know how to code? If so, why bother raising money when you could bootstrap your MVP?

if not, what were you doing with the 7 projects that failed?

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I'm a graphic designer. But my friend Premek ofcourse know how to code. But after many small „projects“ we wanted to make it the right way. Well obviously „the right way“ wasn't the right way, we only thought it is at that time.

And what we were doing? Well... we were stupid. We were able to produce but not to sell.

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Not surprised insta isn't popular among your engineering group. It's like twitter but for photos.. it's very visual-based. a lot of artists and celebs are on it.

also seems to be the home of pretty girls posting selfies and getting validation from that.

it's like a cooler, more upscale version of facebook. Insta is hugely popular from what I'm seeing

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I don't see a way to make comments.

Is that feature included?

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also, how long did it take to make

i might try it as a learning project

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Hey, just wondernig how your model works. I'm an SAT tutor and want to implement something similar. So you give away the explanations for free online, and charge for PDF? And get tutoring opportunities from the free book marketing. Do you teach online?

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Eventually I'm going to make a course. Right now adding free explanations boosts the number of people who like and trust my material. I do sell the PDFs and get tutoring inquires from the site though.

This site does something simliar for the SAT, he has two well selling books as well:

http://pwnthesat.com/wp/

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thinking of going to vietnam for boostrapping burposes, just wondering how you chose it and what city? what kind of rent are u paying per month?

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I came here about 3 years ago to train some iPhone devs for a friend's company. Ended up making a lot of friends out here in the process. Even though it's mostly an illusion, there is a certain sense of freedom here. It's also the safest of the SE Asian countries, imho.

I live in a more upscale part of Saigon, so my rent isn't typical. But compared to what I was paying in NYC, it's not a lot. I pay $700 for a 2 bedroom in a high rise, about $100 for electricity. I have fiber internet, 40mbps, which is about $75 a month. 3G on my phone is about $5-10 a month. The sum of all of that is almost a quarter of what I was paying in NYC every month.

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how is the language barrier? do you speak decent vietnamese or can you get by with mostly english?

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In Saigon you can get around with only english. In other cities, it varies and I'd recommend learning some vietnamese or having local friends.

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I'm living in Vietnam as well. Dalat is up in the mountains, has cool weather all year round, and is much cheaper than Saigon. A room for rent is about $100 per month, a Banh Mi roll is about 10 cents. The main disadvantage of living up there is that there is no programmer community. But, if you just need to sit in a room and code and save money, it's perfect! Also, the people are super friendly. :-) Best experience of my life.

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My wife is from Dalat. Tied with Da Nang for my favorite city in Vietnam.

If you ever come down to Saigon or I head up to Dalat, let's grab a beer!

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I spent a while in Mui Ne near Phantiet. And a little bit in Dalat. From my experience Dalat is incredibly nice place

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Sent an email to your interfacelab email address. :-)

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Interested in collabing with you on this. I had the same idea and vision.

any way to contact you

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Sure, iOS and possibly also Android developer would be helpful! Shoot me an email, it's in my bio.

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I wonder if there's a market for online SICP course. The value added being an instructor and guidance through the course.

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One section of original lectures are freely available via MITs OpenCourseWare youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Op3QLzMgSY

It would be quite difficult to beat these lectures, while they appear a bit dated, the content is great.

SICP is a great way to learn about programming, although I am very surprised they got through the whole book in an introductory course. Chapters 4 and 5 cover some topics I was barely aware of nearing the end of my formal CS education.

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The 4-part FM synth theme tunes really make it special!

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I had no idea these existed, you just made my week

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it's a great story.

BTW, can anyone give me perspective on what it would take to recreate this in Python? As a learning exercise

Is it possible to do? how long would it take for someone relatively new, etc.

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With all the libraries available for parsing and scraping I suspect this could be recreated very quickly.

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What's the best flappy bird imitation for those who don't have their hands on the original?

android and iphone

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