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Episode 179

Oscar Falmer

Maker of TweetReality - iOS developer - Love Swift - 6 apps on the AppStore

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Oscar Falmer is the Founder and developer behind the world’s first augmented reality Twitter client - TweetReality. Oscar is only a few months away from graduating from the University of Eastern-Paris Marne-La-Vallee with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. TweetReality is the 7th app he’s released to the Apple App Store - and it’s the biggest challenge he’s undertaken. TweetReality has gotten over 20,000 downloads, 500+ upvotes on Product Hunt, been featured in over 150+ articles in 20+ countries, including on The Verge, Fox News, CNN, The Next Web & more! Oscar joins us to share his story, what it’s been like working all over the world, what motivated him to launch TweetReality, what it been like putting this app out there, and much more.

Main Objectives For This Episode

  • Learn more about how Oscar got into mobile development
  • Learn more about what it's been like launching 7 apps
  • Learn more about why Oscar chose to work on AR
  • And more!

Episode Overview

Oscar Falmer is the Founder and developer behind the world’s first augmented reality Twitter client - TweetReality.

Oscar is only a few months away from graduating from the University of Eastern-Paris Marne-La-Vallee with a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics. TweetReality is the 7th app he’s released to the Apple App Store - and it’s the biggest challenge he’s undertaken.

TweetReality has gotten over 20,000 downloads, 500+ upvotes on Product Hunt, been featured in over 150+ articles in 20+ countries, including on The Verge, Fox News, CNN, The Next Web & more!

Oscar joins us to share his story, what it’s been like working all over the world, what motivated him to launch TweetReality, what it been like putting this app out there, and much more.


Some Of The Questions We Ask

1:49
Can you tell us more about yourself - where are you from and what did you study?

2:45
You’re still in school and graduate next year, but you’ve had the chance to take part in several internships. What has that process been like?

6:23
You’ve also release 6 other apps to the app store previously. What have been the biggest lessons from working on all these apps?

7:09
You just released a pretty cool new AR app called TweetReality. Can you tell us more about the app and what motivated you to create it?

10:07
Why AR? What is it about the technology or space that you wanted to explore or are excited about?

10:53
What was it like launching this product? What have been some of the early results?

14:19
How do you think this product will continue to evolve and how do you think it has helped you position yourself as you’re about to start your career?

16:56
Are there any resources that you’ve recently discovered or keep coming back to?

18:49
Do you have any final thoughts or advice to leave us with?


Here are some of the most important links and resources mentioned throughout the show.

Twitter Handles & Websites

Oscar Falmer on Twitter
Oscar Falmer on the Web
TweetReality on the App Store
Tyler Copeland on Twitter
Franco Varriano on Twitter

Devices, Apps, and Books

Twitter
YouTube
Choose Yourself
Outliers
A Path With Heart

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