• Flight mode on

    June 9th, 2014

    Much like everybody else these days, I use my phone as an alarm clock. In addition to this, however, I also made a conscious decision to turn on flight mode on during the night. The reason is updates coming in that may or may not make it buzz or make a sound. Of course, I […]

    Be a great presenter: deliver on and off-stage

    June 5th, 2014

    As a presenter at a conference, your job is to educate, entertain and explain. This means that the few minutes on stage are the most stressful, but should also be only a small part of your overall work. A great technical presentation needs a few things: Research – make sure your information is up-to-date and […]

    Write less, achieve meh?

    June 4th, 2014

    In my keynote at HTML5DevConf in San Francisco I talked about a pattern of repetition those of us who’ve been around for a while will have encountered, too: every few years development becomes “too hard” and “too fragmented” and we need “simpler solutions”. In the past, these were software packages, WYSIWYG editors and CMS that […]

    Open Web Apps – a talk at State of the Browser in London

    May 14th, 2014

    On my birthday, 26th of April 2014, I was lucky enough to once again be part of the State of the Browser conference. I gave the closing talk. In it I tried to wrap up what has been said before and remind people about what apps are. I ended with an analysis of how web […]

    Thank you, TEDx Thessaloniki

    May 13th, 2014

    Last weekend was a milestone for me: I spoke at my first TEDx event. I am a big fan of TED and learned a lot from watching their talks and using them as teaching materials for coaching other speakers. That’s why this was a big thing for me and I want to take this opportunity […]