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Vuk Trifkovic

2015

fiction - "A Brief History of Seven Killings" James
non-fiction - "Girl in a Band"Gordon
cookbook - "Gjelina"Lett
tune - "Window Shades"U.S. Girls
shop - Soda Berlin
restaurant - Yumcha Heroes Manufacture
thing online - Spotify Discovery Weekly

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December 31, 2015

Review - Laszlo Bock's "Work Rules!"

I told you "The Circle" is non-fiction

Here is a quick review of Laszlo Bock's Work Rules! Insights From Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead.

The original draft was posted on my Goodreads feed.

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Cheesy as hell. Very annoying to read. Packed full of insight.

The book came highly recommended. After the first two . . .

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December 26, 2015

Five Books from 2015

Product, Design, Technology

It is the time for end-of-year lists. The one from Product Hunt on startup-related books, full of jaded, predictable entries really got me thinking that there has got to be a more bold selection out there.

So here are five books I've read in 2015 that are weird, wonderful and related to product, design or tech.

I - . . .

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December 16, 2015

Up.Front Talk on Quality Assurance

I have heard nothing but great things about Up.Front meet-up in Berlin. I was absolutely delighted when I got invited to present at Up.Front 62.

Having spending lot of my energy on quality assurance aspect of Vimcar, I thought it might be interesting to share my experience and pass on the insight I've picked up from the likes of . . .

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November 11, 2015

Lookback in Anger

How I stopped worrying and started talking to myself

It has been confusing sight for anyone coming to the 3rd floor of Vimcar office - me talking to myself while holding a mobile up. Having to explain what I'm doing is fast becoming a chore, but it has definitely been worth it.

No, I haven't gone insane. I just got a great new PM / QA tool - Lookback.io. The tool started off at . . .

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October 20, 2015

Droidcon.de '15 - Connected Car Session

Towards a Connected Car Developer Ecosystem

Last week Droidcon.de 2015 was in town. One of the sessions focused on connected car.

Thomas Krüger kicked off the session with an introduction to Android Auto. In the next slot, Stephan Dörner did a great job of moderating an increasingly sprawling discussion on connected car - data on wheels.

Finally, I gave a presentation . . .

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June 07, 2015

5 Tips for Usability Meetups

what we wish we knew about Usability Fix but were too afraid to ask

Last Wednesday Vimcar product team (well, my pal Krille and I) attended 23rd Usability Fix. The event was expertly run by Holger Dieterich and hosted by You is Now incubator.

We took along some of the early prototypes for a browser-based, desktop-focused version of SPOTS. A week later, we are still acting on the insight that we were . . .

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May 19, 2015

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