A little while back, I was contacted by reps from Orbitsound to ask whether I wanted to check out their SB60 Airsound Base. I’ve been looking for something with a bit more oomph than the plain old TV speakers, so I took them up on the offer. SB60 Airsound™ Base If I’m honest, I was pretty unimpressed… Continue reading Orbitsound SB60 Airsound vs M9 Soundbar
Overall, I’m impressed by the S6. Samsung have pulled back from their crapware-do-everythign focus, and turned their impressive heft toward hardware and system design. The results are obvious: gorgeous hardware with what looks to be the best near-stock Android platform available.
I’ve come to realise that building a high-performance team in a fast growing business is just one long fail. At any point in time you can only think “fuck, we have to do better than this”. Yet when you look back over a year of growth, the improvement is phenomenal.
[This is a slightly modified version of an internal travel blog post I wrote for the Vend crew] It’s a dreary Thursday in downtown Brooklyn, low cloud, muggy – but at least I got some good sleep. The F-Train was packed this morning. TL;DR: Embrace imperfection and change. Still no one doing transactional microservices. Tweet… Continue reading QCon NYC Day Two: Skills To Pay The Bills
[This is a slightly modified version of an internal travel blog post I wrote for the Vend crew] After a couple of nights of 4-hour jet lagged sleeps, I caught the F-train subway from my sister’s house (near Prospect Park) to Downtown Brooklyn. Turns out that the inside of the Brooklyn Marriot is the same… Continue reading QCon NYC Day One: No Sleep Til Brooklyn