Published: 3 months ago

Hotel Tonight in the Age of Context

I was asked by Hotel Tonight to reimagine their browsing experience, reduce friction and increase conversions. I started from the assumption that it is possible to capture users’ preferences and understand their future plans. This way the app could focus on a smaller number …

Published: 4 months ago

Cycling

I’m far from being a pro or a serious cyclist, but I definitely enjoy it a lot and I try to ride at least a couple of times a week. Yesterday I read on Bicycling Magazine an article in which I found a great …

Published: 5 months ago

Great (and rare) Jony Ive interview[link]

Objects and their manufacture are inseparable. You understand a product if you understand how it’s made,” he says. “I want to know what things are for, how they work, what they can or should be made of, before I even begin to think what they should look like. More and more people do. There is a resurgence of the idea of craft.”

Published: 5 months ago

Jabra Revo Bluetooth Headphones review

A few weeks ago I decided to cut the last cable remaining on my desk (beside my laptop’s and display’s power cords) and look for a pair of bluetooth headphones. I’ve been looking to switch to bluetooth headphones for a while, but only now …

Published: 6 months ago

A thousand no’s for every yes

Published: 7 months ago

How to make some quick money with Bitcoin for fun

As I mentioned in my previous blog post, when I try to fully understand a new technology, I like to explore multiple aspects of it. Sometime I’m lucky and I end up making some money while learning (if only college was like that…). In …

Published: 7 months ago

Learning by doing

I always thought that to fully understand something like a new trend or a new technology, you can’t limit yourself to reading what other people wrote about the topic. Reading is a great start, but next for me comes a phase of exploration and …

Published: 9 months ago

Welcome to the grind

Published: 9 months ago

How to mine Primecoin (XPM) in the cloud

Today’s buzz is all about Bitcoin reaching $1,000 with people all over the internet crying about not jumping on the opportunity when it was early enough. A few days ago, after discussing with some friends about alternative cryptocurrencies, I decided to see if it …