Taking a professional risk - going from Huge to Tiny
Code is Craft; or “How to keep the pixies away...”
In his most recent blog, our Head of Engineering Jarl recalls the fearful feeling of joining a startup, and why he's glad he made the jump.
How hard can it be?
The title of this blog entry refers to a Norwegian fairy tale about a man who wanted to move away from his house where a “Nisse” (house spirit, or pixie) had become a stubborn problem. But, no matter how far away the man moves, “Nissen” is always with him... like Bad Code.
Startup as you mean to go on
We're all getting deep into the development challenges here at Polystream; over these last couple of weeks our little band of highly talented developers have been diving into Adam (CTO)'s code base to evolve and expand it.
Discussing 5 years of clouds and one night of classical Viking rock
We’ve been setting up our little engineering team at Polystream HQ over this last week or so and even though we’re only four people, we’ve taken care to leverage all our experience and knowledge of “big teams” in the process.
Pedal to the Metal
Well, what a few months it’s been! Before we said goodbye to 2015, we hit the clouds in the USA, raised the bar in Birmingham, and rocked with classical Vikings in Finland. Simply put; the Polystream team hasn't stopped for breath since we returned from Gamescom.
Looking back at Develop, looking forward to Gamescom
It's been a couple of weeks since we returned from Gamescom and the Polystream team are still riding the momentum of what is one of the industry's biggest events in the calendar. Gamescom continues to grow every year and despite coming so quickly after E3 this summer...
As with any start-up, it’s been a busy few weeks but it's great to have a moment to share my first blog post. Having just joined Polystream there’s obviously a tonne of bits and pieces to organise and prioritise, and one of the first things I've learnt as CEO is