Amazon determined to continue its assault on Apple or something – MacDailyNews – Welcome Home: MacDailyNews Take: Elevating Amazon to the level of an equal with Apple is a joke. Apple could buy Amazon outright, with cash, and still have $15 billion left over. Apple’s market value is rapidly approaching 5 times that of Amazon’s.… Continue reading Apple’s size is breathtaking.
Get the tech back in tech: Looking at it another way, the Internet was one of the most successful development projects of all time. Why don’t we continue the project instead of assuming that everything good will come from corporate developers. [A lot of people agree with this. What stops us? Nothing really. Time to… Continue reading Get the tech back in tech
You can often a read a line like this “Get on my wheel, buddy,” I urged. He gurgled something, latched on, and I dragged him over the top. And every time a read a line like this I think “Really?” because I’ve been offered wheels as I hack my way up a climb, and I… Continue reading d: Suffering we mutually endure
Value | The Cynical Musician: Google’s greatest fear, however, is that the content that draws the biggest audiences might be placed beyond its reach. It has seen this happen with Facebook. That’s why Google lobbies against copyright enforcement and for and “open internet” – with the special Googley meaning that “open” has here. It doesn’t… Continue reading Value | The Cynical Musician
Hollywood Still Hates You: Hollywood continues to completely ignore that lesson. It continues to punish the people who play by the rules with an insufferable customer experience. This is the sole reason piracy is up and profits are down: because doing it right totally sucks. And that’s apparently how the studios want it. [Nailed.] Source:… Continue reading Hollywood Still Hates You
Tweets still must flow: Starting today, we give ourselves the ability to reactively withhold content from users in a specific country — while keeping it available in the rest of the world. We have also built in a way to communicate transparently to users when content is withheld, and why. We haven’t yet used this… Continue reading Tweets still must flow
Sandi Metz: SOLID Design Principles – Dependency Injection: Because of the style of coding in Job, it contains dependencies that effect my ability to refactor and reuse it in the future. [An excellent example of something that was hard to think through in the last significant codebase I worked on. There are always tradeoffs in… Continue reading Sandi Metz: SOLID Design Principles – Dependency Injection