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Jobs made Apple great by ignoring profit

Steve Jobs’ legacy isn’t the Mac. It’s not the iPhone. Or the iPad. His legacy is in the creation of Apple itself, reminding us that profit is not the ultimate goal, but rather a consequence of something greater. via Jobs … Continue reading

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Jobs’ One More Thing…

Great article by MG Siegler @ TechCrunch Yesterday, John Gruber wrote that, “Jobs’s greatest creation isn’t any Apple product. It is Apple itself.” I’d like to believe the timing and execution of this resignation is meant to showcase exactly that. … Continue reading

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The Divergent Jobs Market

Great article on technology and the future from Marc Andreessen but what stood out for me is this: Secondly, many people in the U.S. and around the world lack the education and skills required to participate in the great new … Continue reading

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Is Groupon The Biggest Scam Going Right Now?

Groupon’s great most of the time for customers but as a business it’s hard not to be a little skeptical of their future when you look at their financials. Seeing things like this doesn’t inspire confidence either. It is also … Continue reading

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“Big Content” Is Strangling American Innovation

One of the greatest threats to the USs ability to innovate lies within: specifically, with the music and movie business. These Big Content businesses are attempting to protect themselves from change so aggressively that they risk damaging Americas position as … Continue reading

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LocaDo 1.1 Submitted to The AppStore

I submitted LocaDo 1.1 to the app store this weekend and wanted to give a sneak peak. New features include: A sleep mode for improved battery life, up to 60% better in my tests. Metric to do saving for our … Continue reading

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Halo Developer Bungie Registers Mobile Software Patent | Mac|Life

Myth is still my favorite game of all time. Some intriguing news has leaked today from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Bungie, the studio behind the Halo, Myth, and Marathon series has reportedly filed for a trademark for … Continue reading

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Apple Doesn’t Do Social, Macworld Looks At Game Center

One of Apple’s largest weakness is social/internet platforms. See Ping, Game Center, Favorites between AppleTV and iTunes, etc.  I don’t think it’s an issue of engineering talent but rather that social/internet platforms runs counter to Apple’s culture of secrecy and … 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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alloc NSMutableArray and storing objects

Today’s interesting programming tidbit… If assigning an array to another NSMutable Array such as this: self.listData = [self userData]; You don’t need to alloc the listData array first, although i’m guessing it’s probably a good idea. However if you want … Continue reading

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