Maintanence

Why does software need maintanence?

This post is from Oliver Dixon and originally appeared on the Polydelic blog After delivering a fantastic platform, many folks think that’s it. Fraid not. You see, those platforms need to be maintained! But why? In the development world, the software is continually updating. Software is made of thousands of individual libraries and frameworks. Those […]

Insights

Insights from the 2021 State of Consumer Behavior Report

Our partner Snabble is always looking for new approaches to optimize their Scan & Go platform. This is being done with two essential stakeholders in mind. First, the self-checkout experience should provide real value to our users. This includes, for example, saving time by avoiding the checkout line, a resulting relaxed shopping experience, and a […]

Data

Data Mining Techniques that Can Improve Your Business

Data mining is one of the most important tasks for a business to get a firm handle on. Large amounts of data are retrieved from a variety of sources and put into a centralized database. Certain data mining techniques can even be used to identify patterns before the information is put into the system. In […]

iOS 14 Changes Aren’t Bad for Small Businesses After All

Facebook’s full-page ad campaign claims that Apple’s new policy, which will ask users to opt-in for tracking, will hurt small businesses. While it cannot be denied that small businesses depend on advertising, Facebook’s monopoly on social media and it’s popularity means that many small businesses depend on Facebook. For example, take a look at the […]

Facebook’s Laughable Campaign Against Apple Is Really Against Users and Small Businesses | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Facebook is trying to convince you that it’s a protector of small businesses. Given Facebook’s track record of anticompetitive behavior and privacy issues this is hardly believeable. The main target of Facebook’s new ad campaign is Apple’s App Tracking Transparency feature that Apple has deployed with iOS 14. Instead of letting users being tracked by […]

YouTube introduces audio ads

Google is moving into the audio ad territory on Youtube. This is particularly notable, since there are more than 2 billion monthly music listeners on YouTube, according to the company. The competion pales in comparison: Spotify, by contrast, reaches 185 million monthly users. Audio is actually where the money is: Internet audio advertising revenue reached […]

Move Over, Zoom—Voice Memos Are the Real Way to Stay in Touch | WIRED

The ongoing Covid pandemic stretches us to our limits. During the last months, many of us have been quarantining or (self-)isolating and working from home. The Aspen Institute has studied the effects and published several reports with the telling titles: “Lessons in Loneliness” and “Artificial Intimacy.” Bascially, there is no one size fits all technical […]