In mathematics, a fixpoint remains unchanged under the action of a function. In computing, fixpoint is the format of all discrete data, regardless of how else we choose to interpret those symbols in the real world. In life fixpoints are our still centers, deep goals and guiding stars.
Significant opportunities to revolutionize the computing experience have accumulated. Companies exploiting just a few will enjoy incremental competitive advantages. More ambitious enterprises may punctuate the industry equilibrium and shape a revolution.
Prototyping the Apple Macintosh was an exciting challenge back in 1980. Our small skunkworks team wanted to cram as many powerful good ideas as [...]
There’s been a lot of interest in innovation. Businesses and societies have come to recognize innovation’s strategic importance for ongoing prosperity.
Today’s companies will even incorporate innovation in their core values and mission statements, but, despite this recognition, and subsequent investment in innovation initiatives, the results are often disappointing. Of course there are many reasons [...]
Fixpoint Inc. is a computer and software consultancy based in the north SF Bay Area of the greater Silicon Valley. Incorporated (subchapter "S") in 2002, it provides a flexible vehicle for development projects for myself and colleagues, and services for various clients which have ranged from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies.
—Marc LeBrun, Chief Technologist