Yikes – time to get serious about this defense

The defense is fast approaching. So fast that I’m finally starting to hit that “panic” period as I realize I really really need my seminar done yesterday so I can start practicing. Also, as I’ve been working on it (so slowly with this stupid finger injury), I’ve been referencing my thesis and I keep finding…

One task at a time

This is another crazy week – and it’s all startup stuff. We have three business plan competitions that we’re looking at entering, due Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. We’ve got a huge meeting planned for Tuesday as we need to plan out ASAP what our plans our for the fall and then get started, as time…

Defense Date and Sales

Well, it’s been an exciting (crazy) couple of days, and I’m sure today will continue the trend. First, I officially have a defense date. That’s both exciting and terrifying. And it’s only about 5 weeks away. Which means yikes – I need to start thinking about/preparing my final seminar and re-reading and then re-reading again…

(Tentative) Defense Date

Yikes, this is getting real. My dissertation made it through the internal committee and is now off to the external. Defense dates have been suggested. And there’s pretty much exactly one afternoon that looks possible in mid March. We’re now just waiting on confirmation from the external that she can make that time/date. Please keep…

Late nights = Grumpiness

We’ve been pulling some very long hours on our startup for the last few Sundays, as each day we try to get a big push out, and end up with something deciding to stop working. One day it was Heroku that went down for 30 minutes right as we were finishing up. Another day we…