During my work at kooaba I deal alot with tracking the statistics of iPhone apps. I was also curios how other apps develop in their rankings. I could not find any web-site which consistently tracks the top ranked iPhone apps. So I decided to create my own. Appalyti.cz is the outcome of this endeavor. It [...]
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So you just coded this really cool Internet application, which is kind of a mixture between, youtube, facebook and flickr, but targeted stamp collectors. Everybody likes it, even your former high-school sweetheart thinks it has enormous potential. Congratulations! Time to uncork the Champagne. Mmmm, but how are you gonna make money? No matter if you [...]
The baltic states are hit hard by the crisis. It will be hard for countries like Estonia to keep their libertarian economic (including the flat tax, which I mentioned a few times in this blog). A recent article in the German Financial Times points out, that the country tries to focus on their competency in [...]
Yeeha, thanks to some digging in old files and some SQL magic I could import my old posts from my handwritten blogging software from 2001. As a result, the archive contains now my posts back to 2001. Favourites / Evergreens: This post could have been written yesterday: Mit Optimismus in die Krise (written June 2001). [...]
Two years after Google bought Neven Vision (their?) face detection and recognition technology was added to Picasa yesterday. Two years ago I assumed that they would probably do that – just like Riya at the time. Interestingly, the latter seems to have been pretty much abandoned in favour of Like. The question ow is, how [...]
Cool: In November I wrote that Xing should add the facebook-like newsfeed. And now they have it. Nice! However, you only see the last three events. To get the rest you have to be premium member. Typical Xing, I would say.
As of today, we have set up poster printing with Zazzle. Which means worldwide mosaickr poster delivery to your door. Plus, you can choose from a range of printing options, including printing on canvas or custom framing. Awesome! How about a nice mosaick poster of shared memories to your loved one’s for Christmas? Here are [...]
Observation 1: facebook is spreading rapidly in Switzerland. Everyday more and more people I used to go to school with sign up. I guess local players like klassenfreunde will be obsolete soon. What about StudiVZ? Not sure … Comment 1: the real killer app in facebook is the Newsfeed. Seeing what has happened in your [...]
A couple of months ago I was dazzled by the lack of a search function in Google Reader. A week ago Google finally added search. And it rocks!! Finally my starred items are of use, since I can restrict search to them. Search is the new user interface.