BigWideLogic is the personal home page of John Biggs, a writer and entrepreneur. I’ve written for TechCrunch, Gizmodo, and the New York Times. I’ve also written multiple books including fiction and non-fiction.
You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or Tweet me @johnbiggs.
Not that anyone particularly cares, but I recently dug up some work I did way back in 1991 when I was a Bishop Watterson High School sophomore. As a quiet, friendless nerd (except for my equally quiet, friendless friend Rick), I was fascinated by UNIX and found a book at the library that basically showed you how to write all of the UNIX commands (ls, cd, etc.) under DOS. There was another application, a fake command.com that turned your fonts upside down and all sorts of things, designed to scare people using your computer. I think it was called AprilFools or something. That app included C source code and basically amounted to a command.com replacement, albeit a dopey one. Continue reading
My new book, Get Funded!, is out and I’d love for you to check it out.
Get Funded! is a compendium of advice and stories about how Eric and I got funded. It’s a book for beginning entrepreneurs and our goal was to give you the tools you need to raise funds for your startup.