Episode 311: It’s Been A Year

Daniel and Manton react to Intel’s “really bad bug.” They talk about Manton’s recent surges of PR, and balancing the desire to capitalize on that against the importance of preserving site stability. They talk about Apple’s acquisition of Buddybuild and the inherent risks of relying upon fully-hosted services.

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  • Intel Security Bug – Article on The Verge about the newly revealed security issue.
  • 5 to 30 Percent – The Register article that tries to estimate performance impact of workarounds.
  • Amazon Echo Show – Manton’s latest Echo device.
  • Linux Page Table – Analysis of the Intel bug’s applicability to FreeBSD.
  • Micro.blog – Manton’s microblogging service.
  • Just for Fun – John Gruber talks on Twitter about Micro.blog.
  • I’d Love to Try – Kevin Rose helping to spread some social buzz about Micro.blog.
  • Now Part of Apple – Announcement from Buddybuild that they have been acquired.
  • CircleCI – Another hosted continuous integration service.
  • Consultingware – Joel Spolsky’s essay breaking down his analysis of different software markets.
  • From $50K to Free – IT World report from 2005 about the lowering of WebObjects’s price.
  • fastlane – Popular suite of tools for building and deploying apps to iOS and Android.
  • Workflow – Popular iOS app that was acquired by Apple last year.
January 5, 2018 at 2:41 pm.