“Elevator pitch is a short description of an idea, product or company that explains the concept in a way such that any listener can understand it in a short period of time.” (Wikipedia)

There’s a Turkish expression which applies to the elevator pitch perfectly.

“Etrafina cami, agyarina mani”

Which means…


An attempt to translate a Turkish poem to English. It’s one of my favorites. I hope you like it. Please feel free to comment to improve wording.

Quiet Ship

If it’s the day to weigh the anchor from the time
A ship sails away to unknown from this harbor

It…


Bazıları bir takım gerekçelerle hayvan eti yememekte, dahası bu düşünceyi yaygınlaştırıp genel kural haline getirmek istemektedirler. Gerekçelerin bir kısmı herkesin üzerinde mutabık kalabileceği konulardır. Örneğin hayvanların kötü şartlarda yetiştirilmesi, kötü muamele görmesi gibi. Diğer bir kısmı, çevreye zararları gibi, fayda/zarar mülahazalarıyla ilgili olup bu tamamen bilimsel araştırmaların konusudur, tartışmaya lüzum…


How to Test RegEx

You can use echo and egrep commands on Linux:

$ echo “abcde” | egrep “de$”

There are some online tools to test your regular expressions without using any OS:

Beginning and End of Line

^ (caret): Beginning of the line.

^This

All lines start with ‘This’.

$ (dollar): End of the line.

red$

All lines…


  1. Tartışma konusu açık bir şekilde iki tarafça ilan edilmeden tartışma başlamaz.
  2. Tartışma konusu basittir bileşik olamaz. Yani başka alt problemlere bölünemez.
  3. Tartışma bitmeden, bittiği açıkça ilan edilmeden tartışmanın konusu değiştirilmez.
  4. İki taraftan birisi diğer tarafın görüşünü kabul ettiğinde tartışma neticeli sonlanır. İki tarafın da yeni açılım yapamadığı, fikir seviyesinin yerinde…


Bitcoin

Although It’s a hot topic and almost everyone is talking about it around me, I hadn’t pay attention to Bitcon until last week. As bitcoin price goes up I started to receive more questions from my friends. And I decided to learn it. Then I realized that there is no…


Aspects of Product Management

The definition of product management is different for every company. Here, I’d like to use Josh Elman’s description which is more suitable for startups. Product managers:

“Help your team (and company) ship the right product to your users.

Product manager isn’t the boss, she is a team member instead. So…


If you are a non-tech entrepreneur you may experience communication issues with your product development team. You are not alone, even I have experienced similar problems as a computer engineer. So, I started to prepare a glossary that can help to avoid miscommunication.

Frontend/Backend

Modern web applications consist of a backend…

Baris Simsek

2x tech entrepreneur, cross-domain tech enthusiast

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