This is what happens when you upgrade Xcode! Backups start to get a little funky.
Google is acting like a child with android. When last did you see Apple give their competition any attention at all - leaders don’t need to point out what the others are doing wrong. They just go and do the right thing.
Pin point perfect - pithy even.
At the tasting sessions under shoreditch town hall.
This article ended up annoying me - Its a classic tale of a natural resource running out and the consequences we face. Except for the fact that in page one the solution which worked last time is laid out pretty clearly - we go and find more of it as they did in the 1940s quite deliberately. Human beings solve problems like this when there’s money to be made - complaining that it looks bad doesn’t help anyone.
This is a great article but it’s not about the future of books - it’s about the failure of the industry to realise they need to change. Throughout this piece what leaps out is how defensive and clueless the book execs are. There’s a telling quote from an O’Reilly exec (who to be fair do get it and are doing something sensible).
“Nothing is stopping publishers from putting apps for books on iPhones”
These guys could have been publishing on the platform at prices they control for years now - yet they’ve chosen to complain and try to prop up the bookstores that - currently - provide a big chunk of their revenue.