Archive for 2016

Skimcast

About Skimcast Skimcast lets you read less and _____ more. You fill in the blank. Just snap a photo, or upload an ebook or PDF, and Skimcast gives you the summary. It is like Cliffs Notes on steroids. The founder of Skimcast, Dr. Bill Hollingsworth, was born with a rare medical condition affecting his sight and…

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My Top 3 Podcasts

I love podcasts. If you are unfamiliar with podcasts, they are essentially an on-demand radio program. They are (usually) free and there is a podcast about everything from Goldman Sachs and Tony Robins, all they way to a Cat Lovers podcast. I tend to learn more toward business and technology podcasts. Podcasts can be an amazing resource for any business…

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5 Awesome 3D Touch Tips for iPhone 7

The new iPhone 7 and iOS 10 are awesome. The new iPhone 7 and iOS 10 are awesome, especially if you upgraded from an iPhone 6 (or older) like me. When Apple introduce the 3D touch (at that time it was called ForceTouch) for the iPhone 6S, it was still in its infancy. A generation…

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Validate your app with Facebook

With the barrage of spam emails and fake websites, consumers are getting more particular with what companies they share their information with.On the other hand, companies like Facebook and Google have built trust with their users. The same goes for other social media companies like Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Yahoo. These social media companies are the…

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5 Questions You Should Never Ask Employees

Over the years I have had some great experiences working with wide range of people. These different men and women have had very different leadership and communication styles and each has taught me a handful for priceless knowledge. I have also things I will never do. Here are a few of those things. 1. Am…

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Web App or Native App

One of the most common questions we get here at Helium is “Should my company have a web app or a native app?” This always leads to us asking a series of questions in response to better understand the goals and needs of our customer. Budget, off-line access, and timeline are three of the many…

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What exactly is your job?

Like a lot of people, I have some idea of what my friends do for work, but I don’t know the details. Likewise, most of my friends know I work in software, but very few understand exactly what we do. We are inventors and problem solvers. Now, before I get too high on this horse,…

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