Episode 135: An Unfair Advantage In A Good Way

Manton and Daniel talk about Apple’s recent stock surge and planned split, rumors about a Google-killing Apple search engine, and techniques for tracking user engagement with a product.

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April 30, 2014 at 8:18 pm.

Episode 134: Definitely Something Weird Going On

Manton buys a Drobo, Daniel buys a MacBook Pro. They discuss the merit of investing in tools and equipment, Apple’s recent environmental emphases, and Manton’s Sunlit pricing strategy.

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April 24, 2014 at 6:23 am.

Episode 133: A One-Stop Summary Of The Problem

Manton and Daniel talk about missed WWDC opportunities, Core Intuition t-shirts, responding to Heartbleed fallout, and maintaining security of self-managed servers.

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  • Core Intuition T-shirt – Our first-ever t-shirt, shipped in time for WWDC.
  • WWDC 14 – Apple’s annual developer conference.
  • Hypercrtical – John Siracusa’s blog.
  • AltConf – Alternative conference to WWDC, located across the street.
  • Heartbleed – The enormous SSL security vulnerability.
  • Heartbleed Statement – Daniel’s statement about the impact of Heartbleed on Red Sweater’s store.
  • Duncan Davidson – Web site of our famous photographer/programmer friend.
  • Wunderlist – The productivity-software company Duncan now works for.
  • Private Keys Accessible – Ars Technica story on confirmation that private keys could be extracted via Heartbleed vulnerability.

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April 16, 2014 at 11:57 am.

Episode 132: Whoo-hoo, I’m The Best

Manton and Daniel recap Manton’s speaking experience at CocoaConf Austin, and discuss this year’s WWDC ticket apportioning system, and the pros and cons of attending.

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April 10, 2014 at 6:18 am.

Episode 131: Definitely In The Freaking Out Stage

Daniel and Manton talk about Manton’s upcoming talk, the merits of code vs. ideas in presentations, and the risk of sudden rejection on Apple’s platforms.

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  • Debug #30 – Interview with Casey Liss about C# and other things.
  • Accidental Tech Podcast – Podcast featuring Casey Liss, John Siracusa, and Marco Arment.
  • CocoaConf Austin – The April 4-5 conference at which Manton will be speaking.
  • Sunlit – Manton’s iOS photo-storytelling app.
  • Marco Arment Çingleton 2012 – Marco’s talk in which he eschewed the use of slides.
  • Deprecated API Usage – Screen capture from Drew McCormack highlighting Apple’s rejection of QuickTime APIs in Mac App Store apps.
  • QuickTime X – Apple continues to market QuickTime even as it rejects apps that use its APIs.
  • QTKit Framework – The specific QuickTime framework which Drew’s app used and was rejected for.
  • FastScripts – Daniel’s scripting utility that does not fit well with sandboxing.
  • Clipstart – Manton’s movie clip organizer that likewise does not suit sandboxing.

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April 2, 2014 at 10:39 am.