Vuk_large

Vuk Trifkovic

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 . . .

Read More

Posted in: three links

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 . . .

Read More

February 13, 2015

Three Links & Bitcoin Mine

CW06'15

I - Consuegra on "Materialising" Wunderlist

Material Design is gradually being adopted out there. Antonio Consuegra of 6Wunderkinder shared a deck on Wunderlist's progress on this front.

Even without the video, there are some handy patterns and code examples.

The key question for me remains the following - how to balance your . . .

Read More

February 08, 2015

Connected Car, One Use Case at a Time

IoT Berlin 11 Meetup

Last Tuesday I gave a talk on Internet of Things Berlin Meetup 11 an event curated by Martin Spindler.

Matas Petrikas also spoke at the event, presenting a new connected toy project Vai Kai. It is still early days for Vai Kai, but the mission to build new generation of play experiences for children is exactly the kind of non-Spie├čer IoT we . . .

Read More

January 31, 2015

Three Links & Drone Rugs

CW05'14

I - Keen on Internet

DLD15 was pretty good, it seems. Last week it was Albert Wenger. This week, Andrew Keen utterly destroying Mike Butcher.

Perhaps that is not such a big feat. Regardless, Keen talks lot of sense, whether you want to hear it or not. "What about the Arab Spring?", indeed.

II - Chachra on Makers

You are a maker, I . . .

Read More

Posted in: 3 links

January 31, 2015

Three links & Elle Bot

CW04'15

I - Wenger and Zero Marginal Cost World

Always great to hear Albert Wenger speak. Many VCs love to do "trends talks", few do them with the same perspective, scope and ambition.

I am intrigued by the fact that Wenger is talking up Basic Income Guarantee. It's not a new concept, but it is an path worth exploring. Certainly . . .

Read More

January 26, 2015

Three Links & Partridge

CW03'15

I - Nova & Moosgaard talk Cargo Cults

Nicolas Nova has an outstanding interview with Peter Moosgaard, author of Supercargo Tumblr.

Read the interview first. Great stuff like:

The cargo shaman once said: You build your plane too and wait in faith. the waiting is the hardest part. [...] The cult of the cargo is our world exactly: We . . .

Read More

January 19, 2015

Archive

Cover image credit: http://flickr.com/photos/hansel5569/6117896296