Author Archives: Matt Mayer
Hi Harry and Meghan, want to do an internship at Lemi?
Hi Harry and Meghan! I heard you might need a job, so I thought I’d write to you to let you know about the opportunities we have available at Lemi. I’m also from Sussex, and married an American! Small world, eh? Now I know you are looking for financial independence. Coincidentally, we’re hiring for interns […]
How much space does it take to render a time or date on iOS? It depends if you speak Nepalese.
In Lemi, we show the daily opening times of all the recommended places people have added to their lists around the world. When we’re displaying this to the user, we’d like to show something like 10.00 AM – 5:30 PM Of course some countries prefer the 24 hour clock, so you might instead want to […]
’Twas the night before Christmas
Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse But at the North Pole, things weren’t looking so merry As Santa had issues with his Christmas itinerary “Why can’t we just go the traditional route?” He said as he pulled on his Christmas red suit, […]
How my butt helped fix font problems on the web
We recently decided to update the typography on Lemi, our platform for inspired travel recommendations. When our users create a list of places, and want to share them with friends, we automatically generate a beautiful web sharing page like this with a cover photo, map, and list of places, photos and writeups. Previously we were […]
How Lemi helped RubyConfTH give delegates a great conference experience
RubyConfTH was a tech conference for fans of the Ruby programming language, held in Bangkok in September 2019. It was the first Ruby conference to be held in Thailand, and attracted over 250 delegates from around the world, including speakers from all 6 continents. For many of the delegates, it would be their first time […]
What words do people use when they write about travel?
Lemi lets you create lists of places, and our users have created thousands of posts about places in over 100 countries. In Lemi, each post you make can be one of three types: Wishlist – You want to try this place Recommendation – You recommend this place Memory – You’ve been to this place We […]