I’ve always been interested and intrigued by the tech industry. Its the main reason I got into programming and gadgetry in the first place. Its this intrigue that has fueled my learnings and caused me to frequent many tech blogs and sites. As I have changed and refined what it is I really love most about tech, so have my views and interests in the tech industry been refined. I find myself very, very passionate about small companies, startups and the like. Something about being so small and firmly grounded in the principles and culture around what your building really identifies well with what I am passionate about.
To me ultimately everything that is built, hardware or software, must have a purpose. In this world if the purpose is not to in someway impact a human life then why do it? If what someone builds does not make things easier, make people see things for the better or greatly enrich their lives then its long term validity is in jeopardy. Someone will always make something better, its those that make things with purpose that cant be replaced as easily.
This is why I feel that many of todays startups are so successful. Many of them are started because their founders are tired of being so detached from what they really want to do, so detached from what they are so passionately driven by. Many large companies have many divisions and while they try to keep small team cultures within their large corporations its difficult to foster these cultures when there is still an overarching company culture that ultimately prevails.
The idea of what im doing here is to share and collect my thoughts as I continue to grow. This is a platform for me to focus my learnings and to start to develop myself more and more around my passions: Design/Development and Business. This will hopefully force me to break down and practice what I’ve been learning over the years and help me to continue to expand my vernacular around this subject.