Bootstrapped

Bootstrapped, Episode 37, “Hush! The grown-ups are talking.”

Episode Summary

In this episode, we discuss tax credits, branding and positioning, JitBit, John Carmack, Oculus, Zuckerberg, young people running companies, VR, box.com, Snappy, marketing tracking software, naming projects, and growth hackers vs. bootstrappers. [Rob Walling](http://www.softwarebyrob.com/ "Rob Walling") - [HitTail](http://www.hittail.com/ "Rob Walling - HitTail") [Section 199 Domestic Production Tax Credit](http://discuss.bootstrapped.fm/t/section-199-domestic-production-tax-credit/1399 "Section 199 Domestic Production Tax Credit") [Chasing Product interview with Alex Yumashev](http://www.chasingproduct.com/episodes/episode-15-perpetual-software-product-validation-walex-yumashev "Chasing Product interview with Alex Yumashev") - [JitBit](http://www.jitbit.com/ "JitBit") [John Carmack](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_D._Carmack "John Carmack") [Masters of Doom](http://www.amazon.com/Masters-Doom-Created-Transformed-Culture/dp/0812972155 "Masters of Doom") by David Kushner [Oculus](http://www.oculusvr.com/ "Oculus") [Carmack's 2012 QuakeCon keynote](http://youtu.be/wt-iVFxgFWk "Carmack's 2012 QuakeCon keynote") [Carmack thanks Notch for inspiration to jump to Oculus](http://pixelenemy.com/john-carmack-thanks-notch-for-inspiration-to-jump-to-oculus/ "Carmack, Notch, tweet") [Notch's blog post on the Oculus/Facebook situation](http://notch.net/2014/03/virtual-reality-is-going-to-change-the-world/ "Notch's blog post on the Oculus/Facebook situation") [Michael Abrash's presentation on presence and VR](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-2dQoeqVVo "Michael Abrash's presentation on VR and presence") [Palmer Luckey on Reddit](http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/21cy9n/the_future_of_vr/ "Palmer Luckey on Reddit") [Discuss this episode with other bootstrappers »](http://discuss.bootstrapped.fm/t/bootstrapped-fm-episode-37-hush-the-grown-ups-are-talking/1417 "Discuss this episode with other bootstrappers")

Episode Notes

In this episode, we discuss tax credits, branding and positioning, JitBit, John Carmack, Oculus, Zuckerberg, young people running companies, VR, box.com, Snappy, marketing tracking software, naming projects, and growth hackers vs. bootstrappers.

 

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