Insights and outlooks from the foobar universe


Data Science

Did my neural network actually learn anything? - or why you shouldn’t rely solely on the MSE (mean squared error)

Machine learning has become more accessible with the help of toolboxes like PyTorch, Keras, and scikit-learn. However, using these tools with caution is important to avoid common pitfalls. In this article, we'll explore some traps to watch out for and how to avoid them.
Dominik Thalmeier • Apr 2023 • 9 min read • 13 views
Software Engineering

Using Notion as a Simple Database

This tutorial shows how to build something straightforward in Notion: a database. We will use the Notion API and any form that can submit a POST request.
Angelo Dias • Apr 2023 • 15 min read • 61 views

Innovative Teams zwischen Kult und Kultur

Innovationsteams führen - Kult oder Kultur? Einladung zum Perspektiven-wechsel. 5 Spielräume um zukunftsorientierte Leadershiparbeit bewusst zu erkunden und Fragebogen zum Selbsttest für echte Leader der Zukunft.
Elisabeth Tafelmeyer • Mar 2023 • 8 min read • 71 views
Web Accessibility
Business Consulting

Web Accessibility - What you need to know

Web accessibility is already a topic for developers, but it is hardly spoken about in a business context. This article will briefly introduce what it is, the legal requirements, and why it is essential to start looking into it now.
Margit Lugstein • Jan 2023 • 3 min read • 91 views
Software Engineering

HUK-Autoservice & the foobar values

When we started building the HUK-Autoservice application — an online booking tool for reliable and binding auto service appointments, taking advantage of many available partner workshops around Germany — we approached the project not as “code pushers” but as co-creators. This is one of our fundamental understandings of successful projects.
Angelo Dias • Oct 2022 • 7 min read • 333 views