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

Mobile, IoT, Tech: News + Trends

China’s Mobile Revolution (pt. 1)
The first instalment in a three part series looking at China and its ongoing mobile revolution, from Tony Jing.

Ray Kurzweil Predicts Three Technologies Will Define Our Future
Kurzweil identifies genetics, nanotechnology, and robotics as the big three tech revolutions yet to come.

Amazon’s Echo is the New Vaudeville
Logan Hill explores (amusingly) the world of Amazon’s cloud-based, voice-activated software – Alexa.

A revolutionary new way to access all your files
Big announcement this week from Dropbox: “Project Infinite will enable users to seamlessly and securely access all their Dropbox files from the desktop, regardless of how much space they have available on their hard drives.”

Why developers are sitting pretty for IoT
Great in-depth article on SDTimes exploring just how big the IoT opportunity is going to be for developers.

Mobile, IoT yet to become data breach targets
The latest research from Verizon’s 2016 Data Breach Investigation Report suggests mobile and IoT devices are still not a factor in real-world data attacks.

Intel looks beyond PCs to the cloud and Internet of Things
Why Intel are betting big on IoT and the cloud.

5 Apps That Will Actually Save You Money
Fun (and useful) list of money-savings apps on Product Hunt.

Design + Development Stories

Bots won’t replace apps. Better apps will replace apps.
Epic post from Dan Grover taking on the recent “bot mania”.

Progress Trackers in UX Design
More great design insights from Nick Babich: “An easy-to-use stepped process helps users avoid frustration and successfully complete a primary task.”

Being A Developer After 40
From freeCodeCamp, Adrian Kosmaczewski: “Hi everyone, I am a forty-two years old self-taught developer, and this is my story.”

Part 2: Quit my full time corporate job. Built an iOS game. It became #1 in the App Store. Here are revenue numbers and what I learned
The follow up to last week’s popular Reddit story.

The Future of Work

Why I run my business like an open source project
How GitHub has changed the way many of us now work on projects.

How To Manage Developers When You’re A Non-Tech Founder
Insights and takeaways for non-tech founders managing developers.

About Luke Ryan

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