Articles by sleiman

Signe Local : the (re) launch

February 9, 2017

About one year ago, I received an email from someone looking for a web developer. I replied and we decided to get on a call. Things went well and she committed to a bank of hours. Great! Let’s start. She sends me the credentials to the server and other relevant information. What we found was […]

One Click Battle : realtime voting system

November 9, 2016

A few weeks ago, we decided we needed a fun project to finish the week. We had been working on a lot of clients and we had a few ideas of small sites we wanted to do. We picked the realtime voting system idea. It was a simple idea, you create a page where you […]

Gorilla Party Live Entertaintment

May 29, 2016

It’s your friend’s birthday, you want to do something special and surprise them. Send them flowers, it’s cute. Is this cool enough? I don’t think so.  That’s why we are bringing you Gorilla Party. Send your friends a Gorilla with a message.  You get the idea. It’s coming soon. Oh and we also have Pandas.  […]

Uber Surge Prices in Montreal

March 2, 2016

A few weeks ago, the taxis in Montreal decided to protest harder the presence of UberX. They did crazy things and even egged a car in front of a hotel! Ever since, it’s almost impossible to get an UberX at a regular rate. I live in a central location in Montreal and I can’t even […]

Where do people care about coffee?

February 8, 2016

A few years ago when I started Adbeus, I had no idea where I would take me. I knew people loved coffee and now I have data to understand it.  Where do people care about coffee? A simple question I’m trying to answer by using a data point we capture with our Adbeus app. Every […]

Coffee with Uber : on trip experience

January 25, 2016

Let’s stay you just called an Uber and you are going to a meeting. You really want coffee but are not sure where to get it? We have the perfect tool for you: Coffee with Uber. As soon as your rides starts, we will send you a notification with the closest cafe near your destination.  […]

Instagram Likes: finding the right content.

January 22, 2016

A few weeks ago, we decided to up our Instagram game for Adbeus. We wrote a script to find the media posted in the coffee shops around the world that we have in our database. That’s about 1200 shops for now. Every week we save a few thousands posts that are potentially related to our […]

Building a Slack command to find a coffee shop

January 9, 2016

We have been using Slack to centralize most of our messages and notifications. It allows a lot of awesome integrations. Last week, we decided we needed a Slack command to locate a coffee shops that’s good to get some work done.  We built: https://indie.coffee/slack Using our Indie Coffee by Adbeus API with the Slack API, […]

Creating a data product

December 31, 2015

I have been subscribed to the DataElixir newsletters (if you’re not, subscribe now!). I recently read an article about how they built the data products at Airbnb. The growth of that company brought new challenges and more opportunities to leverage data.  For the past few years, I have been helping companies optimize their digital platform. […]