This is a summary of the presentation I gave in Mumbai in February of 2018. Prefer PDF format? (4.1 MB) Why Simple Payments? I am a public school teacher and not a web-designer. I decided to start a new business (…). After I found the “Add Payment” button I knew I could do it. IContinue reading “Simple Payments for India 🐘”
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React Native Isomorphic app in a weekend
TeamParrot is an app that reads your Slack scrollback out loud so you can listen to your coworkers while doing awesome stuff. Because I work in a distributed company and have coworkers all around the globe, every day I wake up to a full wall of scrollback to go through. Some of it is actionable,Continue reading “React Native Isomorphic app in a weekend”
I wanna be a programmer! A journey.
Ordinary World Chuck was few years into his career. He was sitting at a desk for most of the day, doing menial and repeatable tasks, filling out Excel spreadsheets and agonizing over “ASAP” PowerPoint presentations that nobody really paid attention to during meetings that were absolutely unnecessary. But the absolute majority of his day wasContinue reading “I wanna be a programmer! A journey.”
Secret patterns of flavour
In March 2016, while helping to organize TEDxWarsaw, I had a great pleasure of working with James Briscione on his amazing talk “Secret Patterns of flavour”. This fulfilled my Bucketlist item #4. James is a head of Institute of Culinary Education in New York and together with IBM created “Cognitive Cooking with Chef Watson” book and app. HeContinue reading “Secret patterns of flavour”
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LearnMinder – Teaching kids how to code
LearnMinder is a SmartPhone app that blocks internet access until a homework / coding challenge is solved. It is intended to be installed on a child’s smartphone. Parent can set up a topic that the child needs to practice. Every time the child wants to play or browse the Internet, she/he has to first solve aContinue reading “LearnMinder – Teaching kids how to code”
Accelerated Mobile Pages
During Warsaw DevFest 2015 conference I had the pleasure of presenting about “Accelerated Mobile Pages” – technology developed by Google in partnership with WordPress.com to make using web on mobile a snappy experience.
Firenet is a Siri-controlled SmartHome installation using $4 ESP8266 modules and free Firebase account Download / setup Installation instruction, screenshots, information and code on GitHub Features Siri Control Wireless control over $4 ESP8266 modules AC/DC current control RGB LED strip control, Sunrise simulation IFTTT integration Presence sensing Google Calendar intogration Notifications Device shadows (keepingContinue reading “$4 SmartHome”
Evernote: Using Online Notes for Performing Qualitative Research
In June issue of Qualitative Sociology Review (Issue here) you can find mine and Krzysztof Stachura’s paper about using Evernote platform in the course of academic research. Please, keep in mind that paper is in Polish. Abstract The paper is a presentation of potential ways to use Evernote as a simple and cheap alternative toContinue reading “Evernote: Using Online Notes for Performing Qualitative Research”