Chris Mueller – Visualmotive

Thoughts on maps and visualization

Elsewhere

Two recent posts on the Thumbtack Engineering blog. How to improve A/B testing with Mixpanel “We enjoy using Mixpanel and enjoy A/B testing. In this post we show how to use Mixpanel’s API and our own open-sourced A/B testing statistics package to easily create A/B tests in Mixpanel.” Know your latency: a simple hack using […]

Continue reading »   Oct 15, 2012Comments Off on Elsewhere

Food Rules for Startups

Thumbtack eats amazing food, but it’s not by accident. Eating lunch together is the single most important culture-building activity we do. Some of the rules include “Have a weekly all-hands dinner”, “Hire a chef”, and “Don’t buy vending machines.” Building a healthy food culture keeps everyone happy and healthy. Read the full story.

Continue reading »   Mar 1, 2012Comments Off on Food Rules for Startups

Designing with Forces

A great talk about Christopher Alexander’s Notes on the Synthesis of Form.

Continue reading »   Jun 4, 2010One Comment

Cartographer.js Updates

A few quick notes regarding the latest release of Cartographer.js. Cartographer has an official Twitter channel. Follow @cartographerjs for updates. The latest version has full support for Internet Explorer (tested in IE 6+). The latest version also sports substantial speed improvements and should be easier to extend in the future.

Continue reading »   Nov 23, 2009Comments Off on Cartographer.js Updates