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ANDRÉ CRAMER

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November 2015

Great Step-by-Step Writedown of How to Launch a Mac App and Become #1 Top Paid App Globally (Denys Zhadanov)

This article was originally published on my personal blog.

Source: How To Launch a Mac App and Become #1 Top Paid App Globally — Developers Writing — Medium

5 Essential Principles for Understanding Analytics (HBR)

Where to start learning if you don’t know the basics.

Essence:

  1. Identifying and Framing the Analytical Problem
  2. Working with Quantitative People
  3. Understanding Different Types of Data and Their Implications
  4. Understanding Different Types of Analytics and Their Implications
  5. Exploring Internal and External Uses of Analytics

 

Source: 5 Essential Principles for Understanding Analytics

Keen Virtual Reality Market Volume Forecast: Mobile is the gateway for virtual reality becoming a $15.9B industry by 2019 (Stephen Kleckner)

With virtual reality now becoming an actual thing with the launch of the Samsung Gear VR and the Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR in the wings ready to launch, analyst SuperData thinks the future for headset manufacturers is looking really green.

Source: Mobile is the gateway for virtual reality becoming a $15.9B industry by 2019 | GamesBeat | Games | by Stephen Kleckner

Great insights on the Future of Education… from the people affected most: How Would Today’s Smartest Teens Overhaul Education? (Singularity HUB)

What happens when you gather 14 of the world’s brightest teenagers at Singularity University and ask them to design the future of education?

Essence:

1. Make it about ME

2. Let’s DO things

3. Don’t ditch me in an online course

4. Be my coach

5. Teach me relevant skills

6. Foster a growth mindset

 

Source: How Would Today’s Smartest Teens Overhaul Education? We Asked Them – Singularity HUB

Good read on how Uber is optimizing its Service to maximum Efficiency: Uber Chases the perfect Ride with Back-To-Back Trips (TechCrunch)

There’s a secret equation Uber is constantly trying to optimize, where Uber and the driver earn the most money possible while the passenger pays the least. Internally, I’ve heard Uber…

Source: Uber Chases The Perfect Ride With Back-To-Back Trips | TechCrunch

How Much Airbnb Hosts Earn After Rent In San Francisco (The Ferenstein Wire)

Regular Airbnb hosts are able to make enough profit to afford San Francisco’s skyrocketing cost of living, according to a new report from…

Source: How Much Airbnb Hosts Earn After Rent In San Francisco (In 1 Map) — The Ferenstein Wire — Medium

Background read: Google app streaming – a fresh and very promising approach for app content consumption

Google will now let users “stream” the content from some apps without having to download them. Here’s why that’s so important.

Source: Google app streaming

Great Review: The Samsung Gear VR is the Window into the Future (TechCrunch)

Virtual reality is a reality…in the sense that the hardware, software and content stars are finally aligning to make the platform approachable by more than just hardcore developers, gamers…

Source: The Samsung Gear VR Is Your Window Into The Future | TechCrunch

Value of Tech IPOs since 2010: A comparison of money raised (Business Insider)

Square raised $243 million in its IPO today. That’s a drop in the bucket compared with other recent tech IPOs.

Source: Tech IPOs: A comparison of money raised – Business Insider Deutschland

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