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The Future of Less Passwords

The Future of Less Passwords

We are currently working on a mobile app for Pick Up Bag, a shopping valet service in Tel Aviv. This app allows users to order deliveries from the store to their door front, so there is payment involved. Does it mean that the app needs to be password protected?

For me and for most of the team,..

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Yoovi’s Lesson In Viral Marketing

Yoovi’s Lesson In Viral Marketing

About a year ago I met Eytan at the Google Launchpad, a startup bootcamp of sorts, in TelAviv. A year has gone by and out of that bootcamp only a handfull of startups survived.

One has managed to recruit several million dollar from investors, some gave up and moved on to the next venture and..

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How To Ruin Your Business With Blackhat SEO Tactics

How To Ruin Your Business With Blackhat SEO Tactics

Expedia has a newly introduced statement in its website’s footer, saying: “Expedia, Inc. is not responsible for content on external Web sites.” This statement is aimed at a single reader: Google and what it is saying is simple: If we are popular and receive many backlinks from spamsites,..

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Facebook’s Flat World

Facebook’s Flat World

Facebook has been known for quite a long time to be flattening discussions among friends: Algorithms filter posts on the newsfeed according to interests, political affiliation and relationship. The outcome of this filtering is that we are exposed mainly to posts which cater to our immediate inclinations..

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Big Data – Busting Myths

Big Data – Busting Myths

To refute myths regarding Big Data, one has to first understand the basic concept of what it is. Turns out that it is not that simple. One indicator to the fact it is slightly hard to understand, is the multitude of publications trying to point to common misconceptions about Big Data.

Not only..

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Is a Kickass Co-Founder what you need? Seriously?

Is a Kickass Co-Founder what you need? Seriously?

You need a co-founder to get into a startup accelerator in Tel Aviv. There’s a known bias towards founding teams as opposed to single founders. This issue is well discussed in many forums and I even deal with it in this blog. So if we are looking for a team of co-founders, what should be the..

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The Roulette Interview Part II – Fraud and Regulation

The Roulette Interview Part II – Fraud and Regulation

Among the many questions that Antonio sent me for the Roulette Interview, were scattered many questions which reflected gamblers’ mistrust. I got the feeling that Antonio wanted to relieve that mistrust and persuade the gamblers that they are safe and protected, as long as they play in legitimate..

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How to drive a product through a brick wall

How to drive a product through a brick wall

The man who interrupted the speaker was supposedly the responsible adult. It was obvious that he wasn’t satisfied with the presentation and that there was seemingly something wrong with the product plan discussed. What followed during the next half hour was awful in terms of corporate culture…

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The Roulette Interview Part I – Games and Random

The Roulette Interview Part I – Games and Random

Antonio Lamanga, an Italian friend of mine, is writing a book about gambling. Antonio has some authority on the matter, having spent several years as a croupier.

As a matter of fact, Antonio is a TV croupier in an Italian gaming channel called WingaTV. I know him since I lead the product design..

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