But what could we learn from poker players? How could exploring the way professional gamblers think about data, strategy or opponents shed new light on our own work? Here are eight suggestions. (more…)
For every hand there is a glove.
The problem is, all the other glove-sellers are constantly trying to get you to buy their gloves instead, and other people keep recommending a whole load of other gloves that just don’t fit you at all.
We provided real-time analytics and insights in our data visualization, gathering and showcasing Twitter data around the most mentioned topics, games, players, brands, and even tracking “social performance rankings” that pitted each country’s earned social media mentions volume against their total player value, GDP, population, and more.
Love him or hate him, the Conservative party’s new Chief of Staff has certainly caused social storm of opinions. Michael Gove was mentioned over 44,000 times across social media in the 48 hours following the reshuffle, mainly via Twitter. (more…)
Surely, the argument goes, developers run it before it goes live and if anything breaks, our customers will tell us, right?
Besides, we hire really talented developers – those testers just aren’t needed, are they? (more…)
When we think about the many social media platforms that have sprouted up within just the past decade, and those that have vanished in that same amount of time, there are still a handful of networks that have stuck around for the long term. (more…)
Google+ Local, Google Pages, Google Local Business Center — the Google graveyard is littered with small business products.
Even up until a few weeks ago, navigating the many “essential” Google SMB products was time consuming at best, confusing at worst, given that there were so many different platforms to master, navigate and maintain. (more…)
Every application, however small, has it – even a small command line utility or PHP website.
As an application grows it becomes more and more important to have a good architecture otherwise the cost of making changes becomes too large, meaning development slows to a crawl or the product becomes more and more buggy and unstable. This is commonly referred to as Technical Debt. (more…)