A weekly, hand-curated digest of the latest mobile and technology news and insights from the Mokriya team.

Mobile, IoT, Tech:

Stories

Welcome to Larry Page’s Secret Flying Car Factories
Forget self-driving cars, we’re now talking about self-flying aircraft.

Apathy Toward Subscription Apps Is Why You’re Broke
“The Difficult Cancellation™ is not unique to the app economy. Companies like AOL and Comcast perfected the art long ago”

How Yahoo derailed Tumblr
Interesting read in Mashable on the struggles at Tumblr.

Who are the Real-life Models of “Silicon Valley” Characters? We Have Them.
For the fans for HBO’s Silicon Valley series, an amusing lineup of its character’s real-life inspirations.

Blog Posts

AI, Deep Learning, and Machine Learning: A Primer
Presentation is 45 minutes in length but invaluable if you want to get up to speed on AI and deep learning.

Mobile UX Design: What Not To Do
“Great UX is what separates successful apps from unsuccessful ones”. More useful UX insight from Nick Babich.

The Wall — or how to not get lost in your app — Prototyping: From UX to Front End
Vera Kern reverts to the analogue world and a literal wall to keep visibility on a complex application’s project.

News

Autodesk looks to future with investments in 3D robotic drones and IoT as a service
Autodesk aim to remain relevant in a changing world with new investments.

The Internet of Things is coming to your hydroponic garden
[That’s right… IoT will help you water your plants remotely.

Daring Fireball: The New App Store: Subscription Pricing, Faster Approvals, and Search Ads
Daring Fireball’s summary of the new app store.

Data

Who’s Who In The Rise Of Autonomous Driving Startups
The latest data from CBInsights on 5 autonomous driving startups creating a buzz.

The Future of Work

Machine Intelligence Will Let Us All Work Like CEOs
“Most knowledge workers spend less than half of their time doing things they’re really good at (i.e., what they’ve been hired to do). The rest is spent doing research, arranging meetings, coordinating with other people, and performing other minutia of office life.”

About Luke Ryan

Luke leads Marketing at Mokriya and writes about people, culture and projects. Native Australian. Currently residing in Stockholm, Sweden.