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Archive | Etch Connection

12 November 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Personalizing stuff with lasers is catching on….

A lot of activity lately around gadget and laptop personalization. Zune will be launching a service tomorrow allowing customers to buy their Zune with a laser etched design on the back and a few lines of text. There are only a limited number of designs available from well known artists. Not a laser, but related: […]

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04 June 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Etch Connection Development continues…

As I have mentioned, I am outsourcing the development of my Etch Connection site to a Pakistani IT group who appear to be doing good work so far. The process has been surprisingly easy. I specified my requirements for the site, they came back with a list of milestones and costs for each stage, and […]

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27 April 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Outsourcing my web development

I posted the job for the development of the Etch Connection site on two ridiculously useful sites: Elance and Scriptlance. Any technical stuff I need done, I just post a description and bids from developers around the world start rolling in. Similar to eBay you can see each developer’s history of projects, ratings, and comments […]

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23 April 2007 ~ 2 Comments

Intellectual Property Rights Considered (This post: only for law freaks)

Threadless, Crowdspirit, Instructables, and Cambrian House Given that I will be dealing with designs submitted to The Etch Connection site and any future product design/development , I’ll need to figure out the best way to handle intellectual property (IP) rights. Here then is a quick review of how a few sites handle IP. (I will […]

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13 April 2007 ~ 0 Comments

And the winner is…

Etch Connection. Or The Etch Connection. Either one, I guess. Beating out etchable by a solid 1 vote out of 12 – the competition was vicious and ugly. I’ll have to buy the winner a beer (Rob you can grab one of mine out of the fridge, thanks!) I own etchable.com too, so I suppose […]

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08 April 2007 ~ 0 Comments

On the sweet laser business front…

I’ve gotten in touch with a couple of the etchers who think the design marketplace idea sounds promising and they are looking forward to seeing it up and running. AND, I’m starting to think I might be able to build most – if not all – of the site myself using CSS, XHTML, Ruby on […]

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