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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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Dependent on Digital Whales – stratechery by Ben Thompson

Dependent on Digital Whales – stratechery by Ben Thompson Ben Thompson looks at Facebook and their announcement from the F8 conference held recently. Facebook is getting very good at targeting ads for apps and finding the right people to make them profitable for developers. The downside is that this is overwhelmingly working for free-to-play games, …

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How clones, fear, sanitisation and free-to-play soured Apple’s iOS gaming revolution | Edge

How clones, fear, sanitisation and free-to-play soured Apple’s iOS gaming revolution | Edge Good overview on what saddens many of us about the current state of iOS games. What once was so promising and so brimming with new ideas and originality has now become a sea of clones and re-hashes. Absolute best quote, and a …

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furbo.org · Wearing Apple

furbo.org · Wearing Apple While his conclusion seems wrong, the basic argument against a “IWatch” present here by Craig Hockenberry seems pretty cogent. Fashion and personal taste are so integral to a watch it’s hard to see anything being mass market and broadly successful. Name a watch company that only has one or two watches …

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Apple – CarPlay

Apple – CarPlay Not a whole lot more information than we saw at WWDC but it’s nice to know it’s still moving. It’s promising to see the innovation of mobile phones finally coming to a car and it’s time we admit (at least in the US) that it’s almost certain a person buying a brand …

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Messaging: Mobile’s Killer App – stratēchery by Ben Thompson

Messaging: Mobile’s Killer App – stratēchery by Ben Thompson Another good read from Ben Thompson. He argues that messaging is the “killer app” of mobile. This pairs well with the observations of Ben Evans who has been pointing out just how many of these messaging apps are achieving a huge scale. 


Neither Microsoft, Nokia, nor anyone else should fork Android. It’s unforkable.

Neither Microsoft, Nokia, nor anyone else should fork Android. It’s unforkable. Extremely detailed article on exactly what options exist for Microsoft (or anyone else) to fork Android – and why all of them are probably a bad idea for Microsoft. 


Windows 8 and the Cost of Complexity – stratēchery by Ben Thompson

Windows 8 and the Cost of Complexity – stratēchery by Ben Thompson We missed posting this post from Ben Thompson when it came out last month, but it’s worth a read. He describes how windows 8, in hoping to slow the decline of PCs due to tablets, actually managed to hasten it. This is the …

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Two Bears, Revisited – stratēchery by Ben Thompson

Two Bears, Revisited – stratēchery by Ben Thompson Excellent article by Ben Thompson. He revisits his earlier (also excellent) two bears article to show how those two fears – one for Apple, one for Samsung – started to come true last quarter.