A clever way to ask for push notification permissions

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Quite a clever way to convince a user to opt in for push notifications. Unfortunately I can’t remember what app that was, since I took the screenshot some months ago and just stumbled upon it in the camera roll. It was one of the 500 print-your-photos apps…

When your butt hits the sofa, you lose 20 IQ points

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Found this quote in one of the keynotes of last years I/O conference (can’t find the link to the YouTube videos, but the talk was about designing for Android TV). – It’s a good reminder if you’d consider building apps for TV platforms like Apple TV, Android TV or Fire TV.

(Btw if you are interested in working with me on TV apps, get in touch, we’re hiring: twitter.com/jakobfricke)

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Stumbled upon this the other day… quite liked the wording “Your price” for a temporary promotion.

Product strategy is about saying no

I just have to re-watch it from time to time: Product strategy is about saying no by @destraynor

Des Traynor, Intercom at Business of Software Conference 2013 – Product Strategy is About Saying No from The BLN & Business of Software on Vimeo.

My Top Artists 2013

Jakobs Top 15 Artists 2013

My top 15 artists 2013 according to last.fm.

Wanted: Dead Simple Affiliate Marketing Service

For a couple of months now, I’m on the hunt for a dead simple and smoothly working affiliated marketing service for Picpack. It should be as simple as The Deck Network . I don’t need a lot of features…

What I’ve found so far, but none of them fits exactly what I’m looking for, are the following companies:

Any hint for a better alternative is really appreciated.

Innovation, Non-Consumption and The Job to be Done — Clay Christensen

Again, a Clay Christensen talk. 37 minutes about (1) Innovation, (2) competing against non-consumption and (3) understanding the job to be done. Here it is: