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Tears of sadness, understanding & joy

  Stepping down For many of my close friends and family they already knew of the hard decision that was readily approaching. My time at TripLingo has ended. I am no longer an active member of the team and although today isn’t the official ‘last day’ working fulltime at TripLingo, I have been meaning to write[…]

Cloud Out Loud Podcast via Engine Yard

[ Posted originally @ http://www.engineyard.com/podcast/s01e44-vince-baskerville ] I was given the honor for being apart of the Cloud Out Loud podcast seriers from Engine Yard. For a bit under 20 minutes Chris Tosswill and I discussed what TripLingo is and what I do there, why I love mobile development, my longstanding passion for data driven design, and[…]

Designing our mobile experience

[ Posted originally @ TripLingo.com/blog ] Application development is no small task. To do it well, companies typically start with a long and meticulous planning process for its development. Even using an “agile & lean” approach, a successful launch often follows a trajectory of build, test, have a beta release so you can conduct usability[…]

TripLingo: Language learning with style

So, over the last couple months I have been overwhelmingly busy (as if that’s anything new) working on a new product that we just launched on May 5th! The app/company is called TripLingo, and the main purpose is to help people learn a particular, albeit customized, phrase list of a foreign language. One of the[…]