Opening the back cover of a Tesco Nokia 100

I just bought a Tesco Nokia 100 phone (only £9!!) to use for my apartment’s annoying GSM based intercom. It’s got 35 day stand by battery so that makes it a good for the job. Following the instructions for opening the back cover will make you extremely frustrated. Here’s a short video showing the easiest …

Bloom.fm technology stack

With the unfortunate demise of Bloom.fm, a product I designed and developed as CTO for 2.5 years at a company I co-founded 5.5 years ago; I think it’s a good time to write a series on my learnings, decisions and experiences. My development team (minus visual designers) varied from 6-13 developers over the years. With this size team we wrote a music …