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Teach Foreign Language with Karaoke

Gamification of learning is the best way to teach, for children and adults alike. Imagina a new app that teaches foreign languages from a hand-picked pool of cool songs which you can listen to, see the lyrics, the translation line by line. Last but not least, the ability to sing karaoke would be the killer […]

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PoemWrite

As the demand for cloud-based text editors, such as Microsoft Word 365 and Google Docs, goes through the roof, we will be seeing more vertical applications in the same domain. I have previously posted about a word processor idea focused on Book Authoring. A second vertical word processor could help with writing poems… You may […]

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$GOOG should buy $TWTR and split up

Ok, this will be short; With its PE ratio under 18x (vs. Facebook’s 30x), Twitter is undervalued, IMO. For reference, Twitter doubled its active user growth rate last quarter, hence it’s a faster-growing yet less-monetized machine. Wall Street usually rewards the fast growers, turning a blind eye on the revenues (let alone, profits, if any!), […]

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How to create a Tinder clone in Phở

In this tutorial, we’ll be creating a Tinder clone, in under 1 hour using Phở Networks, an open-source no-code platform that makes it seamlessly easy to create social applications. With Phở, you define your app in “graph” format (as shown below), and it generates the APIs in a breeze. Phở depends on PHP 7+, Redis […]

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🇹🇷 TeknoStratejik

Fikirlere kısa bir ara; Sizlere Fırat Demirel’le hayata geçirdiğimiz yeni bir projeden, TeknoStratejik’ten bahsetmek istiyorum. TeknoStratejik teknoloji ve stratejinin kesişiminde yeni bir haftalık webinar/podcast dizisi. Eposta listesine derhal üye olmanızı öneriyorum. Duyuru yazımıza şu linkten ulaşabilirsiniz; https://teknostratejik.substack.com/p/merhaba-dnya Geçtiğimiz hafta yaptığımız ilk webinar’e de şu Youtube videosundan erişebilirsiniz: Üye olun, devamı gelsin!

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A Legal Framework to Define Platform Companies

What is a platform company, and how can you determine one before it becomes a giant and destroys all the competition? I’m not a lawyer, but I’ll try to answer this question practically based on my fifteen plus years-long journey of entrepreneurship. 1. It’s open to third parties, and there is a marketplace First things […]

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Self-Pairing Socks

Here’s a wearable + subscription idea! Socks that are sent to you monthly in a subscription package similarly to Dollar Shave Club. Once you sign up, you also get a machine which takes care of the pairing chore of these socks. All you need to do, is to dump them after washing. Each sock comes […]

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Twitter clone with Ephemeral Tweets

Two main differences, from the good old Twitter, would be: Ephemeral: tweets would expire in 24 hours. Similarly to Snapchat Stories. Feed in chronological order. Because algorithmic feeds are notoriously manipulative. Plus, ideally this would sit on a decentralized architecture. I’d call it “TweetBomb” and it would definitely require an “Import my Followers” feature before […]

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Open Source Bounties

This would be a website where you, as a project manager using Github, commit to paying a certain fee for every Github ticket successfully resolved. The ticket could be a bug or an improvement. In other words, the website would be a marketplace connecting project managers with developers. The bounties could be exported as a […]

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Fart-astic

A new underwear, with a small device attached, that eliminates the odor and noise associated with the “flatus” The market size is huge and that slide will pop the eyes of the VCs hearing your pitch. Happy April 1st.