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Vuk Trifkovic

Three Links & Supercargo

CW11'15

I - Haxlr8r on Hardware '15

Haxlr8r, "the World's first mentorship-driven seed funding hardware accelerator program, published 192-slide deck on the state of hardware.

Kind of Meeker Report for hardware & IoT. Too much in fact to comment individually, but slides 49, 114 and 127 caught my eye.

II - Nasser on قلب

Given the . . .

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March 14, 2015

Three Links & Gnocchi

CW10'15

I - UsTwo on Car HMI

I didn't know that UsTwo (tpbMV - the people behind Monument Valley) have an Automotive team.

If you want to know what they are up to, have a look at their take on instrument dashboard. They might have tackled a fairly obvious point, but they have done excellent job of explaining it.

If you fancy more, you can . . .

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March 08, 2015

Three Links & Sancaklar

CW09'15

I - MacKay on Interviewing

I'm not sure exactly what Jory MacKay, does as editor at an upmarket freelancer marketplace Crew. Whatever it is, the output is excellent.

Here is a great primer on how to ask questions to get most out of any conversation. It comes from journalist angle, but it works a guide for many conversations - customer . . .

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March 01, 2015

Three Links & Sambódromo

CW08'15

I - Steadman, Armitage, Heinrich and Sterling on "Ubik IoT"

It all started with that "Ubik" tweet on IoT. It continued with excellent post by Tom Armitage.

And that means they’re full of a whole boatload of late capitalism. It’s important to acknowledge that explicitly, even if I’m not quite sure what to do about that.

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February 22, 2015

Vimcar at Berlin Tech Meetup

or "sometimes it is OK to do a live demo"

It has been exactly a week since I've presented Vimcar at the first Berlin Tech Meetup of 2015. Here is a belated summary of the event.

"...Trifković, versucht zu beruhigen"

If you're curious what happened in general, check out the report in Gründerszene. It captured the event pretty well. I am relieved they thought my . . .

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February 19, 2015

Three Links & NYC Cricket

CW07'15

I - Heilmann vs. Flipboard on Canvas

Mobile-first Flipboard has made the move to the web this week and their engineering team revealed more details about their approach.

Christian Heilmann's response is the pick of the ripostes - making some great points while staying respectful of the Flipboard team.

I liked this pithy statement on what . . .

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February 15, 2015

Small Wins, Big Mistakes and Fine Margins

This week the team was invited to present to a prospective customer. To impress the prospect we came up with a "wow-factor" feature and then jumped on building it.

Turns out the feature did the trick, impressing the prospect. In the office, there were high-fives all around. It's a small, but clear-cut win. It would be churlish . . .

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February 13, 2015

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