The NSA “is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world.” (Washington Post)
Join us in protesting the National Security Agency’s wide-ranging invasion of privacy.
Steve Ballmer, 2007:
Right now we’re selling millions and millions and millions of phones a year. Apple is selling zero phones a year.
Steve Ballmer, a few months later:
It’s sort of a funny question. Would I trade 96% of the market for 4% of the market? (Laughter.) I want to have…
The single toughest thing I battle with in building any product is fighting feature creep. Especially when I’m doing my own thing.
As I dig into coding my latest and greatest thing, I notice all sorts of spots where I could throw in something extra and interesting. But if I give in to every one…
Great Advice Beware of Feature creep,
The most experienced person can still learn something from the novice, even if it’s just something as simple as remembering how the novice sees and experiences the world.
Reading manuals is often boring, repetitive, and a bit of a sloth…especially if you’ve already got ‘experience’. But, if you…
Microsoft today announced a strategic partnership with Best Buy and Future Shop. The company plans to build Windows Stores in 500 Best Buy locations across the US and more than 100 Best Buy and Future Shop locations in Canada, launching from late June through September.
Seriously, what year is this? I don’t think it’s 2006, when Apple kicked off its Best Buy partnership because the retailer was kicking ass. I thought it was 2013 and Best Buy is decaying.
Microsoft probably should have done a deal to get into Apple Stores. That’s where the customers are.
This morning I stumbled upon a brand-spanking-new bank of Citibikes right around the corner from our office in downtown Manhattan.
Last year we asked if 10,000 bikes could change the way New Yorkers travel. I guess we’re about to find out!