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Beaches, Beers, Archaeology, and Changing Careers at 30
If you’re living in Prague and you know an American, they most likely came over to teach English. However, not many of them stick with it for too long, and that’s the story for Tim. Surprisingly, after his short-lived English teaching career, Tim’s passion for archaeology got
Work Remotely Like a Pro (Digital nomading your post-pandemic life)
When I had the idea to write this blog post, my main mission was to show that working remotely is something that no one should be afraid of, and I want to share some tips and tricks that I have learned throughout the last 6 years of doing it myself.
Recently I celebrated a personal milestone—not only was it my first anniversary with Mews, but also my first anniversary of being an employee. You got that right. I was hired for my first job at 30-years-old. It was our trip to Iceland when Mews arranged our first interviewPreviously, I
Standa: fan of Bob Dylan, algorithmic randomness, and Calvin Coolidge
The 30th US president, Calvin Coolidge, was known to be a man of few words. Luckily, that wasn’t the case with Standa during our interview. We covered everything from the hard life of a PhD student and changing musical taste to a recently developed passion for road bikes. Standa
Storybook + Flutter = storybook_flutter
This article is all about promoting my Flutter library for showcasing isolated widgets and screens. Something like Storybook in the React world. Actually, it's even named storybook_flutter. Why do you need it?First, to speed up UI development. Yes, Flutter has a "hot reload" that makes UI development very
Adopting accessibility: this is how we do it
Adopting accessibility in a product can be quite an overwhelming task. There are a lot of different sources out there on the topic. We did some internal research to come up with action points we could put on roadmap, and now we want to share it publicly. This might be
You understand your product, do others?
As a product manager, you need to manage your product and ensure it’s successful. In B2C, you have a direct relationship with your users: you gather metrics, see what gets used, see what doesn't, where they get lost, which flows don’t convert, and you can directly affect costs,
Almost three years ago, I made the transition from development to product management. I had met a few product managers working for online companies in the Czech Republic before that, but I never understood how their role was actually useful to a company. So, it was quite weird that it
Are we migrating to microservices and should you?
“Should we migrate from monolith to microservices?” That’s the inevitable question most scaling companies ask these days, including Mews. Looking at the state of the art, one might rephrase Dan Ariely’s quote about Big Data to microservices. Microservices are like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really