Tinder algorithms: how the matchmaking happens

Do you know Tinder? The name should ring a bell. After all, it’s one of the most popular apps with more than 300 million downloads and millions of users worldwide. Even though some say it’s simply an app that makes meeting people easier, let’s be honest: it’s a dating app.

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Are there job opportunities for non-technical people in the IT?

Landing a job in the IT has now become a dream of many. Everywhere you go, you can hear people talking about how they want to be programmers, or just being jealous that programmers are so "well-off". And because the myths surrounding working in the IT industry are spreading around, it’s now common knowledge that [...]


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09 Aug 2018 in  People

How to prioritize features for a Minimum Viable Product?

When you’re planning the development of your app, you may find yourself falling into one of the traps of app development, such as the One-more-Feature. You want it to be perfect, so you’re thinking of all the cool features that would help to achieve this perfection, and so the list keeps growing. You know what [...]


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02 Aug 2018 in  Business

Your idea is worthless and you shouldn’t raise money for it

I have an awesome idea for …, where can I find an investor? This question comes back like a boomerang when I meet entrepreneurs, read posts in startup groups on Facebook or LinkedIn. Truth be told, you shouldn’t. Before you even think about looking for capital, you need to understand how the startup funding, or [...]


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26 Jul 2018 in  Business

What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?

Are computers smarter than us? Are we actually teaching machines to be masterminds? Will artificial intelligence put an end to humanity as we know it? There’s so much drama in each of these questions, yet these are the topics that are widely talked about nowadays. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are so popular that they’ve [...]


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19 Jul 2018 in  Business  &  Technical

SaaS Manager – Case Study

Some tools are developed as a solution to a certain issue and even after updates, revamping, and some necessary adjustments they consequently provide the same solution as elaborated in the first place. And then there is SaaS Manager – the opus magnum of Neoteric, one of our startup “children”.  SaaS Manager saw the daylight in [...]


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17 Jul 2018 in  Case studies

Why do self-organizing teams work best?

Does every team always need a leader? Can a self-organizing team be successful? It’s a common truth that there’s no way a project can succeed if nobody’s in charge. It’s just a natural way of how people work: they get tasks, they’re supervised in the process, and then their work is reviewed. Work has been [...]


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12 Jul 2018 in  Business  &  People

Why test? The importance of software quality assurance

Testing is boring. It's just about clicking around and it doesn't bring any real value. It only makes projects longer and raises the development cost. Quality assurance for sure isn't a hot topic. So why do we still need testers? Can't developers just double check their work? Just kidding. Quality assurance is quite underrated. Though [...]


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05 Jul 2018 in  Business  &  Technical

DevOps: a culture of getting things done

DevOps is one of the most popular buzzwords in the tech industry and for a good reason. Some consider it to be the root of all evil, while others praise it as a silver bullet. I like to call it “technical agile”. It’s simply a culture where we all put emphasis on getting features to [...]


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28 Jun 2018 in  Business  &  People

Appoint.ly – Case Study

The story behind Appoint.ly’s development goes back to 2016 when we encountered issues with easy, one-step appointment scheduling and identified the problem. Back then, meeting scheduling looked way different than it does today. The market suffered from the scarcity of all-in-one, useful, and easy to navigate solutions that could save time and hassle when planning [...]


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26 Jun 2018 in  Case studies

How to work with Millennials? 8 tips to understand generation Y

Recently, our CEO published an article about working with Millennials. It was entitled ‘’Millennials are awesome’’ (read the interview in Polish here). The title gives it away: Matt loves Millennials and understands how to work with them. This should not come as a shocker, after all, Millennials constitute quite a large share of employees in [...]


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21 Jun 2018 in  People