Meet MyLibrarian—the modern way to browse for books. This product uses big data and expert librarian brains to disrupt a $40B industry. We now have a demo of the app, coded in React Native. View it here: https://youtu.be/RnFq0lfIjw0 Our team is comprised of mostly developers and book industry experts (former Hearst, GoogleBooks, WokeBooks, YC). We’re raising […]
Note: This is a preview of a talk I will be giving at the Silicon Valley Deep Learning group meetup this fall. In the new information economy, data is more valuable than oil. It’s essential that as developers we’re aware of how data is being used in the tech products we build. Our book app, […]
AFTER 9 (!) YEARS, I’M GIVING MY WEBSITE DESIGN A FACELIFT. THERE MAY BE WONKINESS DURING THE PROCEDURE. CHEERS—MICHELLE Z.
We recently faced a dilemma at our In the Stacks book recommendation service. One of our partners, Banned Library, highlights books that have been banned, usually unfairly. Evan does an outstanding job in his insightful podcast reviews, which amplify the reach of books that deserve attention, not censure. Last week, however, they reviewed a book […]