How I learned to balance work and passion through remote work?
Cornudella the Montsant, Catalonia, Spain I had never thought about warm clothes, until I booked airplane tickets for a winter climbing trip. This winter, I wish I had changed my approach. I have
Jak dobrze wykorzystywać funkcje Google Assistant w eCommerce?
Pełny asystent głosowy w Polsce? Od kilku miesięcy nie cichną informacje o przeprowadzonych testach polskojęzycznej wersji Google Assistant oraz o planowanym debiucie flagowego urządzenia głosowego Google w Polsce. Wraz z pojawieniem się szerszego
Alexa for Accessibility: How Voice User Interfaces Can Change Lives
This is a guest post written by Olga Wojnarowska - a UX Researcher / Writer with a strong focus on making technology more inclusive through localization and accessibility. Olga attended one of "Create
Create For Voice Meetup #2: Developing for Amazon Alexa
In the middle of September we had another chance to boost awareness of Voice First technologies in local community. The second "Create For Voice" meetup took place on Sept 20th and
A practical guide how to run a project kickoff using Event Storming.
We were sitting in the conference room preparing for project kickoff. "Ok, the client is coming to our office tomorrow. They want to launch the app in 7 weeks, so the deadline
Create For Voice Meetup #1: Designing Voice Interfaces
Summary of Create For Voice - first meetup for voice community in Poland!
Building Amazon Alexa Skill for StarCraft II using Python and AWS Lambda
The rising adoption of Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant brings a lot of amazing possibilities for developers. I'm going to show you the basic concepts of building voice user interfaces and how to
4 Alexa Skills That Really Make Sense For Businesses
Smartspeakers are quickly gaining on popularity and businesses start to notice that. Every single week there are more great applications entering Alexa Skills market. Let's take a look at four great Amazon Alexa Skills from four different industries to see what makes them successful.
Voice User Interfaces
Podcast: Friends, Romans, Machines listen to my voice!
Last week, our co-founder Rafal Cymerys was invited to join Bloc Thinking Podcast with two amazing hosts: Werner Puchert and Jonathan Gall. Listen to their conversation that covers a number of topics including:
Voice User Interfaces
We Designed Voice User Interface for StarCraft II - Here's What We Learned
If you look at the Alexa Skill store, you'll find plenty of games. Most of them are however either simple trivia games or text-based adventure games from the 70s ported into voice interface.
Case Study: Making Telecommuters' Workplaces Better with Harvest for Amazon Alexa
Almost every company requires their employees to track time. Maintaining time sheets can be a pain, but fortunately there are tools like Harvest. Harvest is an amazing tool, used by over 50,000
How Your Brand Can Make Use of Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa became a part of many American families. Within a year of Amazon Echo's release it's now present in almost 10% of American households. With this number steadily growing, we'll soon see
Kids Love Interacting with Amazon Alexa. What Does It Mean for Ed-Tech Industry?
For years, kids were fascinated with TV. This large box, full of lights, colors and sounds was enough to grab their attention, giving parents some time to relax. For many children it was
How Much Is Custom Software Project Going to Cost Me?
This is a second post in our "Basics of Custom Software Projects" series. I had this client conversation recently when I heard a bit of frustration about pricing software projects. When
Should I Build an In-House Team or Hire an Agency?
Before you start building custom software for your company, you need to decide what's the best way of collaborating with developers. One of the questions that I've heard multiple times is whether someone