Episode 595: The River of Nerds

Manton and Daniel check in again about their WWDC plans, and appreciate the value of meeting up with people in person. They talk about the newly announced “One More Thing” conferenced slated to take place near Apple during WWDC week. Finally they talk about the debut of the AltStore as a turning point for the openness of the App Store, and revisit the potential risks of adopting Apple’s “updated business model.”


  • WWDC 24 – Apple’s annual developer conference.
  • Release Notes 2019 – The last official event from the once-annual conference.
  • One More Thing Conference – Alternative conference taking place in Cupertino the week of WWDC.
  • River of News – Dave Winer’s 2014 blog post describing a form of RSS news reading.
  • Tweet Marker – Manton’s erstwhile social media position-syncing service.
  • AltStore PAL – New EU-based alternative App Store.
  • Delta – The game emulator by the co-developer of AltStore, available on Apple’s App Store.

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April 19, 2024 at 8:25 pm.