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Google to build its own (expensive) office space

There’s an investment theory out there that says one of the signs that a company has reached its height is when it starts building expensive new offices. The company will spend top-dollar to accommodate all those “Nooglers,” as the company … Continue reading

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Car Pool Party Website

The website for Car Pool Party iPhone app.

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AppleTV won’t remain a hobby forever, hires man behind THX

AppleTV won’t remain a hobby forever. Apple has reportedly hired Tomlinson Holman as its new audio chief, according to a tweet by Leo Laporte Wednesday morning. Laporte said he had it “on good authority” that Holman “is joining Apple to … Continue reading

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Car Pool Party Goes Live – My First App

I’m very happy to announce that today my first app for the iPhone has gone live on the iTunes app store. From the description: Car Pool Party was created for my fiancée to help her arrange and keep track of … Continue reading

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American Media

“There is, especially in the American media, a deep belief that insincerity is better than no sincerity at all.” – Christopher Hitchens

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Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two

Awesome. YouTube – Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two.

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Work

I often get asked what I do for work and this article is a good summary of how I feel. I’ve always had uneasy loyalties about the relevance of the term “work” to the activities I perform every day, and … Continue reading

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No Business Plan Survives First Contact With A Customer – The 5.2 billion dollar mistake. « Steve Blank

No Business Plan Survives First Contact With A Customer – The 5.2 billion dollar mistake. « Steve Blank. Re-reading this, good article.

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Dynamically adding UIActionSheet buttons

Today’s useful Objective C resource, dynamic buttons on a UIActionSheet.  Awesome. The UIActionSheet is a very useful class, and I use it frequently in my apps, but its initialisation method doesn’t allow you to add buttons from an array. Instead … Continue reading

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How to beat Apple

This article covers pretty much all of my complaints with Apple products. No “social”, no “cloud”, bloated iTunes, shitty iCal, etc. How to beat Apple In the near term, companies making iPhone and iPad competitors are never going to beat … Continue reading

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