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MY NAME IS
Ognjen Regoje
BUT YOU CAN CALL ME OGGY


I make things that run on the web (mostly).
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July 31, 2021

Don't scan your face to buy glasses

Cubitts, a glasses retailer, announced that they’re going to be using iPhone’s camera to scan faces to assist in buying glasses. I’m interested of the privacy implications of th... (1672)

June 24, 2021

Why customer service gets worse as a startup grows

I really like the book The Innovators Dilemma by Clayton Christensen. It talks about how over time companies move into higher revenue segments, effectively abandoning the lower ... (1269)

June 15, 2021

nit: About your demo video

A couple of things about what a demo video on the homepage should be like, in my opinion: Reduce pointeless animations A lot of videos go overboard on animations and tra... (140)

June 14, 2021

Production errors happen to the best of us

(e: 2021-08) I’ve just realized that this is actually “Error’d”.(31.08.2021) Coinbase(14.06.2021) Traveloka(14.04.2021) Rollbar(20.03.2021) Rakuten TradeAlphabetic I guess?(02.2... (310)

May 15, 2021

Collecting user feedback using only your analytics

In the early stages, or for a side project, it’s not worth building an entire system in order to track user feedback. Instead, it can be done quite well by capturing the feedbac... (173)

March 08, 2021

SPAs and PWAs should duplicate the store and the routes

For the sake of being DRY we've made single-page applications and progressive web apps too DRY. In order to offer a better user experience we need to stop considering the client-side and server side store and routes as logically related. (927)

March 06, 2021

Concept: Tinder interface for restaurants

The Tinder interface is great for making a quick judgement for a low impact decision. A while back I built several prototypes that use that interface and realized that it works ... (262)

2020

June 20, 2020

Zoom doesn't deserve more chances

Update: Feb 2021China-Based Executive at U.S. Telecommunications Company Charged with Disrupting Video Meetings Commemorating Tiananmen Square Massacre I wonder who that could b... (674)

June 06, 2020

Redesigning Selangkah.my

As the Corona lockdown measures relaxed Selangor quite quickly introduced Selangkah: a web app that captures users’ details when they visit a store. It was later followed by KLS... (716)

May 16, 2020

Challenges in implementing ant colony optimization

Here are the more technical details of ACO implementation are discussed. The reasoning behind it and the conclusion are in a separate post.ImplementationI started off with an ex... (1795)

May 07, 2020

How Supplybunny handled a 10x spike in traffic

The beginning of the MCO was quite stressful but I’m happy about a small victory shown in this screenshot:Supplybunny site was live and taking orders the entire time, handling p... (280)

May 07, 2020

A small victory in the MCO war

The beginning of the MCO was quite stressful but I’m happy about a small victory shown in this screenshot:Supplybunny site was live and taking orders the entire time, handling p... (280)

April 25, 2020

Educational snippets in video games

I’d love to see more educational snippets in video games that are integrated into the story.Some examples:In racing games when upgrading components of the car perhaps the differ... (131)

April 01, 2020

Usage-based pricing is the way to go

Other pricing strategies often create an adverse relationship. The best example of what happens when you remove the adversity from a relationship is Uber. (485)

April 01, 2020

It's the little things

It’s the little things that separate the normal from the delightful.They’re often the result of careful consideration when trying to answer: “And after this the user would want ... (195)

March 21, 2020

Idea to fix Twitter and Facebook

The misinformation and propaganda part.First, Twitter should implement real name verification. Not arcane checkmarks but a standardized process where a user can verify their ide... (155)

March 07, 2020

Spotify's one device limit

A Spotify account has a list of devices. A device is selected as one that will actually make sound.When you log in to the same account on more than one device the others become ... (103)