Bootstrapped

Bootstrapped, Episode 45, “Adventures in Hacker News”

Episode Summary

[Download this episode](http://www.buzzsprout.com/15622/190575-bootstrapped-episode-45-adventures-in-hacker-news.mp3 "Bootstrapped.fm, Episode 45"), in which Ian and Andrey discuss taking a vacation while bootstrapping, the craziness of Hacker News, LaraJobs, Scribbleton, installing desktop software, mods, git, pity purchases, Linux desktop apps, Walmart, the new square BlackBerry, Commodore 64, consulting work, how much it costs to build an app, shutting down a SaaS that isn't performing, who handles support, bad web hosting, Martha's Vineyard, American Presidents, Ian posting Scribbleton on Hacker News and causing trouble. [LaraJobs](http://larajobs.com "LaraJobs") [Scribbleton](http://scribbleton.com "Scribbleton - the little personal wiki") [River Raid on the Commodore 64](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_XCq78KROs "River Raid on the Commodore 64") [Ionic framework](http://ionicframework.com/ "Ionic Framework") This episode is sponsored by [FusionInvoice](https://www.fusioninvoice.com/promo/bootstrapped "Fusion Invoice") -- 20% 0ff for our listeners. This episode is also sponsored by [Linode](http://promo.linode.com/bootstrapped "Linode") . [Discuss this episode with other bootstrappers](http://discuss.bootstrapped.fm/t/bootstrapped-fm-episode-45-adventures-in-hacker-news/1846 "Discuss episode 45 of Bootstrapped.fm")

Episode Notes

Download this episode, in which Ian and Andrey discuss taking a vacation while bootstrapping,  the craziness of Hacker News, LaraJobs, Scribbleton, installing desktop software, mods, git, pity purchases, Linux desktop apps, Walmart, the new square BlackBerry, Commodore 64,  consulting work, how much it costs to build an app,  shutting down a SaaS that isn’t performing, who handles support, bad web hosting, Martha’s Vineyard, American Presidents, Ian posting Scribbleton on Hacker News and causing trouble.

 

This episode is sponsored by FusionInvoice — 20% 0ff  for our listeners.

This episode is also sponsored by **Linode **.

 

Discuss this episode with other bootstrappers