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App Idea — About.Me

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I have been using for a while the about.me website and their mobile app Intro by about.me. (I use an Android phone, and as such I am supplying here the link to the Google Play appstore, however I’m sure they have an iOS one too you’ll have to search in the App Store for it.) For […]

Automating Twitter OAuth Tasks with node.js

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At Netflix, we made a name for ourselves for being a Java shop. A quick look at our Netflix OSS page on Github reveals a whole suite of projects all Java-based. However, apart from the Java projects that are going on in Netflix – and the JVM-based projects (we DO Groovy and Scala too!) – […]

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What’s the Point in Having This Blog?

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I remember a while back I was headhunted by a (tech) company and the initial discussions went rather well so I decided to accept their invitation to go to their office for a more in-depth interview discussion. While meeting one of their team members the discussion came up about how do I keep myself up […]

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Small Business or Startup?

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I had an interesting discussion recently with a friend of mine about titles and terminology used nowadays in business, and it prompted me to continue my trail of thoughts on this on my blog. We talked about how a lot of companies label themselves rather proudly as startups — an idea which my friend was […]

Of Twitter and Mobile

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I use Twitter a lot (see for yourself here if you don’t believe me 🙂 ) — and as such it annoys me terribly when I see companies using it the wrong way. And by “wrong way” I’m not talking about the contents of their tweets — it’s a free world and everyone has the […]

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Of Advertising and Scaling Up

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I have attended the other week a very interesting meetup – part of the “Scale Warriors of Silicon Valley” series (which by the way I highly recommend if you’re into that sort of “thing” – and chances are if you’re a developer in the Valley you are! 😉 ) – and as with everything I […]

Of “Big Brother” and Technology

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This subject came to my attention recently following a few tweets from Dierk König around this — see this tweet for instance. To summarize, there’s an ongoing discussion on social media channels (and not only!) around the fear that technology we (and by “we” I am referring to us, techies) create lands in the lap […]

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Evernote API — Small Maven Problem

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So I started looking a bit closer these days at the Evernote API — another platform alongside Twitter which I like a lot, which is to say it’s basically another platform I find myself writing all sorts of tiny apps around 🙂 From the beginning I find out right away a small problem in their […]

Just a Thought: Tutorials and Twitter

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This has come to my attention after looking at a few tutorials on various frameworks and technologies over the last 2-3 weeks or so. (As you might have learned, us, developers, look at “stuff” like this on a daily basis — since it’s still us, developers, who keep inventing new such “stuff” 🙂 ) Anyhoo […]

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Product Idea: Connect My PES to Twitter

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Little is known perhaps about my relative addiction to Pro Evolution Soccer from Konami on Nintendo Wii. I’ve been a Wii fan since it came out and tried a few soccer games on it but I have to say it was finally PES that got me hooked on it: to all the FIFA fans out […]

Social Media Experiment

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OK so this is just a tiny experiment I’m trying to conduct — to prove how (ahem!) penetrative this social media is — so just retweet/re-facebook / whatever this and let’s see if it reaches any of the 2 girls in the photos and if it does, hopefully they get back to me. I’m not […]

“Well Funded, Pre-IPO Startup Seeks Talented Engineer”

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No, I’m not advertising some position in any of the startups I have links or affiliations with, don’t worry, this is not one of “those” posts 🙂 I’m touching again on the subject of recruiting — and following recent advice, I am not throwing stones at recruiters, just trying to provide some helpful hints, this […]