Jay Parkinson, MD– Ran a medical practice with only his website, Google Calendar, iPhone, Paypal, & presumably his car:
My overhead was about 10%, compared to a regular doctor who spends about 65-70% of their practice revenue on overhead. I was profitable after just a few days.
Part of the problem with predicting where the tablet/mobile market will end up is that the iPad has reorganized the interaction aspect of HCI as well as the computer aspect. With two parts changed the third will as well setting the whole equation off.
Fellow nerds, this totally replaces the built in calculator. Wonderful design.
“Transform complexity into products that are understandable, as such things are judged to be simple.”
Their climbing skills are all in the toes.
I woke up the other morning thinking about open sourced software and patents for some reason. I really don’t know why I was thinking about these topics, I’m neither a programmer or a patent attorney. Anyway in an effort to get it off my mind, here are my thoughts.
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