What we’ve learned making custom emoji keyboards

It’s been nine months since we built our first emo­ji key­board. What start­ed as a fun exper­i­ment for our­selves has turned into some­thing we’ve been able to help a lot of oth­er brands with as well. We espe­cial­ly like the key­boards we’ve built for Columbia’s Barnard Col­lege and the Social Fresh con­fer­ence:   B-moji: iOS/Android Fresh­mo­ji: iOS/Android What we’ve […]

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Dabbing on the App Store with Purrmoji

Like the rest of Char­lotte we have caught Pan­thers fever. We want­ed to do some­thing to help cheer on our team and after our expe­ri­ence with Force Block we knew build­ing a tool for the mass­es was the best way to cel­e­brate this amaz­ing sea­son. We part­nered up with our friends at SOLID and local artist Rich Bar­ret to cre­ate […]

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Force Block: the Star Wars spoiler blocker

As the long-await­­ed pre­miere of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awak­ens approached last week, I was hit with a harsh real­i­ty: I’ve got to leave the inter­net. Shut down Face­book, avoid news sites, and shun most of my friends for the week, how else can I avoid spoil­ers? Like many oth­ers, I’m attempt­ing to avoid as many details about the […]

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Looking around the corner at tech and media in 2016

Ear­li­er in Octo­ber, Michael Wolf and his firm Acti­vate pub­lished an insane­ly com­pre­hen­sive and insight­ful look at behav­ior and trends in tech and media, mak­ing some inter­est­ing pro­jec­tions for 2016. I’m embed­ding the whole pre­sen­ta­tion below, or you can down­load the PDF. Here are my top six take­aways: 1. We spend more time on tech & media than work or sleep. This shouldn’t be shock­ing […]

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It’s in the details: inspecting Hillary’s source code

For­get poli­cies, track records, alliances, major donors, or what kind of coun­try we want to build for our chil­dren. Let’s get down to what real­ly mat­ters in 2016: Hillary Clinton’s cam­paign web­site source code.

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