Highrise blog

Building the future, with you

As many of you now know, we’re building a new application called #me. Our goal is to make #me a positive, accepting, social and playful community. Help us make this dream a reality! We’re building #me with direct feedback from our community, which is why we’re releasing a closed Beta version of the app to […]

New Chat Filtering System

Starting today, we’ll be testing and tuning a new chat filtering system. This system aims to filter out disruptive messages containing sexual content, bullying, violence, and racism, while still allowing players to express themselves freely. Ideally, you won’t even notice it’s been switched on! So, what’s allowed and what isn’t? Generally, anything that would violate […]

Hiring Engineers is hard. Here’s how we made it easier.

I’ve thought a lot about my experiences hiring and getting hired as an engineer, and have come to the conclusion: It’s really hard. The candidate has little idea what to expect…