Tag Archives: Experienced Software Engineer

Make future history

Posted on by Otto Chrons

… the positions are here with us, at Microtask.

Right now we are scouring the earth for a Senior Software Test Engineer, a Delivery Project Manager and an experienced Software Engineer to join our rapidly expanding team. Working with a committed team of industry leaders, our new recruits will help develop our product and customer projects. We are looking for goal-driven, articulate and enthusiastic people, who are personable and positive. The roles will be based in our development …

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Crowdfunding the future: Mad science, bad science, and the Tesla Museum

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… their zeppelin-mounted death-rays without having to pander to the impatient scrutiny of large, experienced investors. Hopefully this will mean the world will benefit from more inspired innovation (who doesn’t want their very own death ray?).

But the problem with mad science is that it’s very difficult to tell the difference between a crazy-haired genius and a crazy-haired crazy person. This is especially so if you’re an internet-based crowd, rather than a local, expert investor. My …


GDC 2011: Angry birds, happy Finns

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… finally presented Rochard, a side scrolling shooter/puzzle game that is pushing Unity where no software has been before. I also bumped into the CEO of Tribe Studio a few times (they are behind Stagecraft : potentially the missing link between alternate reality games and interactive software).

This comes on the crest of a wave of success for smaller Finnish firms: Grey Area, the developer of Shadow Cities, has just completed a successful funding round led by Index Ventures, one of …

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Testing Times

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… point, everyone experiences that “cry-with-frustration” feeling you get from badly designed software: websites with no “Home” button, buggy videogames, apps that seem to be made for cinema-sized screens instead of mobiles. As every software engineer knows, all programs are supposed to go through “beta” or user testing before they get released. The trouble is that testing is often rushed, done “in house” (rather than by real users) or just ignored. With mobile apps, testing …

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Digitalkoot: crowdsourcing Finnish Cultural Heritage

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… have is “working-bee” or “barn-raising”).

Even if you are not Amish, I’m sure you have experienced something like it when moving to a new apartment. Your friends come over, you tell them about your serious back pain, they lift your washing machine and grand piano down the winding stairs. At the end of the day, when your back doesn’t seem to hurt too much anymore, you offer them cold pizza and the solemn vow to be there for them when they next move.

2011: the year Finnish …