Silicon Valley has an empathy vacuum

“The lack of empathy in technology design doesn’t exist because the people who write algorithms are heartless but perhaps because they lack the texture of reality outside the technology bubble.”

How to decide between a responsive website or a native mobile app

At a glance, a responsive website is more affordable, faster to build/publish and helps your website’s search engine visibility. On the other hand, a mobile app offer a better, faster and more personalized experience, with unique functionality like notifications – moreover, you can monetize through in-app purchases, 76 percent of all app marketplace revenues. Your decision depends on company’s mobile priorities.

Lean Lesson Flashback: The Concierge MVP

“The Lean Startup includes a great case study of a startup that used what Eric Ries refers to as the ‘concierge MVP’. The company envisioned a grocery delivery web and mobile application that would suggest particular groceries based on recipes, feature sale items, and allow the customer to order through this app.”