Personal Roadtrip Hackathon

17. February 2013 23:44 by Jay Grossman in   //  Tags: , , ,   //   Comments (0)
A hackathon is generally an event a small group collaborates together to build a product or prototype in a very short period. Some of the more popular sponsored examples (such as the ones during the TechCrunch Disrupt series) usually last for 24 hours.  For a while, I have been intrigued by the concept and have wanted to see what I can accomplish. Unfortunately I have not had the opportunity to enter one with my always busy schedule and family commitments.  This weekend I had a ... [More]

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2013 NBA All Star Weekend

16. February 2013 23:42 by Jay Grossman in   //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments (0)
My buddy Mike Dolan runs a very cool magazine targeted to professional athletes called Athletes Quaterly. Each issue is loaded with content/interviews about current and former pro athletes.    Mike and I are both very big NBA fans, especially from 70-90's eras. This weekend I had a very cool opportunity to join him in Houston, the host city of the 2013 All Star game. Mike has interviewed or knows various members of the NBA Retired Players Association, so we got to hang out w... [More]

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When do you start investing in people and stop investing in software?

13. February 2013 23:39 by Jay Grossman in   //  Tags: , , , ,   //   Comments (0)
Yesterday a friend IM’d me this question out of the blue with a really interesting question: When do you start investing in people and stop investing in software? Before I get into my answer, let’s explore more about investments and how they relate to software and people. What is an investment?  A generic definition for investment is allocating money and /or resources into some initiative with the expectation of gain. Most investment scenarios carry an associated set of risk... [More]

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About the author

Jay Grossman

techie / entrepreneur that enjoys:
 1) my kids + awesome wife
 2) building software projects/products
 3) digging for gold in data sets
 4) rooting for my Boston sports teams:New England PatriotsBoston PatriotsBoston Red SoxBoston CelticsBoston Bruins

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