Joining the SpeedCurve team

Speed Curve

I started coding web pages in about 2005 and began my web development career in Moscow, Russia, joining a biotech startup.

The Financialization of Disruptive Technology

The Agile Manager

A recent FT Lex article on biotech investing drives the point home: "A 20-year study found only one-fifth of exits were profitable. It's fashionable to champion an investment-oriented model for software development, particularly around exploratory opportunities. Allocate risk capital, run experiments through software, learn what works and what doesn't work, re-focus, rinse, repeat, reap rewards. I've been a proponent of companies doing this for a very long time.

What I Read in 2017

Tim Kadlec

The setting is imaginative and full of unique biotech. Mord the bear, a massive bear, generally controls the city though he is opposed by some, most notably a woman named “The Magician” The real story here, though, is the relationship between Rachel and a creature called Borne—a biotech creature that she ends up raising. I spent a lot less time this year on social media.