Descript, at the intersection of audio tech, NLP, machine learning and with a snazzy taste and sense of humor, is my new favorite startup. Bonus points: this is one of the best product videos I’ve ever seen. Congrats Lyrebird for the merger!

UX for good and bad habits

Headspace is a really nice app that helps you tip-toeing into the world of meditation. I’ve been looking into ways of improving my focus and trying a few meditation apps seemed a normal part of the process. But meditation, like most beneficial practices, needs to become a habit in order to give any positive result. …

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Idea for a frictionless bilingual reader – my way

If I were to actually go on and make the bilingual book-reader app a reality, this would be my Epic and child stories: “As a language student, I want to practice my skills and increase my vocabulary while doing what I really would like to do instead: reading adventure books.” 1.1 As a language learner I …

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Idea for a frictionless bilingual reader – competitor analysis

  It doesn’t happen often these days that I read a book in two languages, but that is mostly due to my laziness. Reading in a foreign language was very important for me in the acquisition of English and Spanish, so it’s not surprising that improving my Portuguese and my Dutch has almost come to a …

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