Category Archives: Technology
Lemi and UNICEF advance in their handwashing emoji campaign to combat COVID-19
The Lemi Wash My Hands campaign has been making great strides in making a universal handwashing emoji happen. As of March 17, Lemi has officially submitted the proposal to the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee alongside the United Nation’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Health Organization (WHO), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Since the campaign’s […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]