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Brant DeBow

Chief Technology Officer

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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Apple Feature to Turn MLB Stadiums Into Interactive Playgrounds

Apple Feature to Turn MLB Stadiums Into Interactive Playgrounds Really fantastic work from MLB. We’ve been talking a lot about the promise of iBeacons lately and this is a glimpse of why. They are using them to determine exactly where you are in the ballpark and can even do cool things like show you a …

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Google Web Designer

Google Web Designer New tool from Google that eases design of HTML5 web pages. This is what Adobe should have released 4-5 years ago instead of trying to keep fighting the losing battle of Flash. Also, this continues to show the trend of Google that we (see our HuffPo piece, linked earlier today) and Ben …

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Intersection: Updating to iOS 7

Intersection: Updating to iOS 7 Christopher Hills (who has cerebral palsy) explains the brand new accessibility features for users with switch controls. These are assistive devices that allow people with motor impairments to use a precise touch-driven interface like iOS. It is the equivalent of what VoiceOver was to the visually impaired. It is so …

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mikeash.com: Friday Q&A 2013-09-27: ARM64 and You

mikeash.com: Friday Q&A 2013-09-27: ARM64 and You This article by Mike Ash is probably a bit too technical for our more business minded followers. But it is an excellent rundown of what the 5s’ new 64-bit architecture achieves. Is it significantly faster? The usual “it depends” applies, but overall it offers some real performance advantages …

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Easy peasy? « John Moltz’s Very Nice Web Site

Easy peasy? « John Moltz’s Very Nice Web Site John Moltz is spot on in his brief take on TouchID. The important point to remember is that it’s not competing with theoretical maximum security but with no PIN whatsoever, or with a simple 4-digit PIN that’s easy to spot over your shoulder. His camera analogy …

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Microsoft’s hardware, round 2: Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Microsoft’s hardware, round 2: Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 Microsoft doubles down on the Surface, releasing what is primarily a performance bump (faster processor, better battery). A considerable amount of innovation seems to have gone into the covers – which seems to profoundly misunderstand the changed basis of competition from the iPad. But there’s …

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SteamOS

SteamOS Steam announced what could be a big deal in the console market – SteamOS: an open source OS for dedicated living room consoles. This is a big deal because Steam has been a big deal amongst PC (Win and Mac) gamers. Bringing that to the living room in a compelling way might be a …

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Platform updates and the rate of innovation

Platform updates and the rate of innovation Ben Evans takes a look at iOS 7 and the differences between Apple and Google’s abilities to drive innovation on their platforms. Google seems to definitely be moving away from any OS level updates and delivering nearly everything through Google Play Services. This will be interesting to see …

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