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Brant DeBow

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Brant DeBow is BiTE’s co-founder and CTO. He knows pretty much everything there is to know about Behavior Driven Development, and is a highly sought after speaker on the competitive advantage of new technologies. He’s an amazing teacher and a pretty good indoor skydiver.

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Remote for iOS 7 Shows That Apple is Still Experimenting with Design | iPad.AppStorm

Remote for iOS 7 Shows That Apple is Still Experimenting with Design | iPad.AppStorm Apple has redesigned the Remote app to be more iOS 7. But the iPad design seems really troubling. What is it with iOS 7 and the iPad? At every turn, it feels more and more like Apple’s focus is really on …

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A letter from a flat designer. — Design/UX — Medium

A letter from a flat designer. — Design/UX — Medium A great overview of some key concepts in flat design. It doesn’t address many of the iOS 7 specific concepts (layers, motion, physics), but it shows how to think about a specific view well. 


Why Did Snapchat Turn Down Three Billion Dollars?

Why Did Snapchat Turn Down Three Billion Dollars? Matt Buchanan suggests the better question than “why did snapchat turn down 3 billion dollars?!?!” is “how did attention become so valuable?” While snapchat is clearly a major phenomenon, is it going to be so valuable? And when countless social networks have just evaporated into ghost towns, …

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WSJ: Apple Finds Surprising Growth Market in Japan – stratēchery by Ben Thompson

WSJ: Apple Finds Surprising Growth Market in Japan – stratēchery by Ben Thompson Ben Thompson takes an in depth look at the WSJ article posted earlier and concludes that the only thing surprising is that the WSJ was surprised. Apple is continuing to execute on their playbook – affordable luxury as Ben Thompson calls it …

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Apple finds “surprising” growth in Japan – WSJ

Apple finds "surprising" growth in Japan – WSJ Via Gruber who rightly questions the use of “surprising” in the headline. We said on our podcast that NTT DoCoMo was the “Verizon of Japan” – a phrase originated by Ben Evans – and that you could expect a similar Verizon style jump. As Gruber also points …

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Wait, wasn’t Twitter supposed to be dead by now?

Wait, wasn’t Twitter supposed to be dead by now? Dan Frommer with a humorous rundown of all the “Twitter-killers” throughout the past several years. Reminds me of the seemingly endless line of iPhone killers. Tech news journalism seems a little over-obsessed with ______ killer stories. 


Instagram and Youtube

Instagram and Youtube Ben Evans takes a look back at Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram. From a pure number of users standpoint, it’s looking like an extreme bargain. Instagram was growing fast, but it’s growth has exploded post-acquisition. On the other hand, there doesn’t seem to be any clear winner for mobile sharing – photos or …

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Windows Phone, Nokia Building Global Momentum: Report

Windows Phone, Nokia Building Global Momentum: Report Windows Phone’s market share grew modestly in nearly every global market. Despite gains Window’s Phone has barely broken the double digit mark in most markets. Compared to Android’s staggering growth worldwide and iOS’s powerful presence in US and EU markets, Windows Phone seems relegated to a niche player …

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