Archive for the 'Links' Category

Fall Conferences

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

After the announcement earlier this year that C4 was cancelled, I had a hard time getting too excited about conferences. My feelings about Apple’s WWDC are ambivalent: it’s an impressive production and a great opportunity to meet up with dozens or hundreds of colleagues, but it’s expensive and simply lacks the heart of smaller conferences. […]

Flexing His Power

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Brent Simmons makes the case for power of software as a more admirable quality than flexibility: It may go against the grain a little bit, but I’ll say it: I’m incredibly excited for the future of Mac software. I don’t expect we’ll make software that looks and feels like iOS apps (we shouldn’t), but I […]

Say Yes

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Derek Sivers captures the human side of business and just about everything else on his life-lessony blog. His latest, My Loss, reminds us that even successful entrepreneurs have gone through the wringer more than once, and have made their share of mistakes. I especially like the “moral” of this latest post: Say “no” where you […]

Pain Is A Gift

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

Fans of Apple’s iPhone and iPad platforms should be thrilled by the exciting news coming out of Google last week. At the company’s I/O conference they announced Android 2.2, or “Froyo,” a significant update to their mobile phone OS. The open platform powers many of the iPhone’s most viable competitors, including the Verizon Droid, and […]