Continuations: Google IO: Google Is the New... →
continuations: Two years ago I wrote a blog post titled “Is Google the New Microsoft?” hedging it with a question mark. I think after the announcements at Google IO there can be very little doubt that Google is the new Microsoft. Here is a short check list. Dominant position in one market that generates huge…
In five years I don’t think there’ll be a reason to have a tablet anymore. Maybe...– BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins during an interview at the Milken Institute conference in Los Angeles yesterday. Oh boy. Heins may want to check with Apple on their tablet business, because it sure seems like a good model. There are some quotes that I’m pretty sure will come back to bite someone in...
Typically, people who are complaining don’t want a solution; they just want you...– Trevor Blake, author of Three Simple Steps: A Map to Success in Business and Life, on how complainers damage your brain and what to do to protect yourself (via explore-blog)
It costs just $1.36 to charge an iPad for a year →
parislemon: infoneer-pulse: That coffee you’re drinking while gazing at your iPad? It cost more than all the electricity needed to run those games, emails, videos and news stories for a year. The annual cost to charge an iPad is just $1.36, according to the Electric Power Research Institute, a non-profit research and development group funded by electric utilities. By comparison, a 60-watt...
rentzsch.tumblr.com: Mac App Store vs Buying... →
rentzsch: Since the launch of the Mac App Store, a common question potential customers ask developers is “Should I buy your app directly or through the Mac App Store?” Developers have been remarkably cagey, mostly replying with the non-answer “choose whichever is better for you”. Fortunately Apple now…
The biggest lie of human memory is that it feels true. Although our...– Jonah Lehrer on memory and how to fix the imperfections of eyewitness testimony. Also see why memory is not a recording device. (via explore-blog)
Instagram: Instagram + Facebook →
instagram: When Mike and I started Instagram nearly two years ago, we set out to change and improve the way the world communicates and shares. We’ve had an amazing time watching Instagram grow into a vibrant community of people from all around the globe. Today, we couldn’t be happier to announce that…
parislemon: ANNOYING: The Article As A Slideshow →
That’s why I stopped reading Business Insider. parislemon: Matt Rosoff’s thoughts on Google becoming more like Microsoft should have been a provocative and effective article. Instead it’s a slideshow. Why? I have no clue. Well okay, pageviews, clearly. But it’s still weird to see this type of story formatted this way. Business Insider has…
Apple's Three Laws of Developers
yourhead: A developer may not injure Apple or, through inaction, allow Apple to come to harm. A developer must obey any orders given to it by Apple, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. A developer must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law. — I. Developer