john spurlock 2016


"venti ice water"
"brands want to become publishers,
publishers want to become tech cos,
tech cos want to become platforms,
platforms want to become brands."
"publishers should offer podcasts through their own app that measures listens" - @benthompson

measuring 0 listensThe Future of Podcasting – Stratechery by Ben Thompsonstratechery.com
os vendor you no longer use buys spam service you no longer useMicrosoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billioncnbc.com
git via https is /not/ operational right now @Bitbucket

at least updateAtlassian Bitbucket Statusstatus.bitbucket.orgtwitter photo
"britzerland"
"bregret"
"mom companies"

(apps targeted at millennials for basics)
"'tumblr' is aptly named in this case"
"it's like motown night at an assisted living facility."
"hold the coffee"Dennis Crowley on Twitter:"OH at Dunkin Donuts:"Blueberry coffee please, 10 creams, 10 sugars""twitter.com
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brbNews and Updates - Apple Developerdeveloper.apple.com
"when asked why he decided to come back: In the immortal words of Julius Caesar ‘I left, I did nothing, I returned’"Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9: Larry David Comedy Returning to HBO | Varietyvariety.com
"Mascots serve as blameless mediators and tension breakers of conflict in Japan. An unhappy one is very familiar."One of Japan’s most popular mascots is an egg with crippling depression | Public Radio Internationalpri.org
Annual GSA Allowance for Former Presidentsfas.orgtwitter photo
"Every word and letter in an interface matters. Good writing is good design."Typography for User Interfaces | Viljami Salminenviljamis.com
"Engineers should be solving new and interesting problems, not rebuilding the same apps. That is a job for robots."Coding Is Over – Lauren Mendoza – Mediummedium.com
"We're still finding out if the new is shitty or not.The past wasn’t better, we just forgot about the shitty shit."The secret of taste: why we like what we like | Tom Vanderbilt | Science | The Guardiantheguardian.com
"Its biggest thrills (spoiler alert) come when the train goes into tunnels."Netflix’s (NFLX) newest offering is a real-time knitting marathon from Norway's Slow TV — Quartzqz.com
"Companies can combine the percentage of remaining battery life with the number of seconds left in the battery..."Web Companies Now Track Visitors Based On Battery Life 08/05/2016mediapost.com
♫ "I believe in never / I believe in all the way..."The Smashing Pumpkins- Thru The Eyes Of Ruby - YouTubeyoutube.com
"But his highbrow, lowbrow image — taking buckets of fried chicken on his plane — is also a carefully crafted one."Donald Trump’s Diet: He’ll Have Fries With That - NYTimes.commobile.nytimes.com
"1 yr after Google’s parent unveiled transformation — key decisions have yet to be made."Subscribe to readft.comtwitter photo
"Every intellectual should have to spend a year or two working in a shopping mall, hotel, hospital, or warehouse."Intellectuals are Freaks | The Smart Setthesmartset.com
"The output icon in iOS 10 is no longer represented by headphones, & instead resembles a triangle w/ sound waves."iOS 10 Beta 5 Tidbits: New Lock Screen Sound, Widget Tweaks, and More - Mac Rumorsmacrumors.com
"'Facebook should be applauded for its leadership on preserving a vibrant value exchange with its users,' said IAB"Facebook Blocks Ad Blockers, but It Strives to Make Ads More Relevant - The New York Timesnytimes.com
I wonder how long it took them to come up with "vibrant value exchange," many mad men involved no doubt.Lisa Kahlden on Twitter:"@johnspurlock this just in, from the NRA of advertising"twitter.com
"or see go/soong (internal)."

yea we can't, really, like, do thatplatform/build/soong - Git at Googleandroid.googlesource.comtwitter photo
"this model ultimately reveals the price that $GOOG, in its current financial state, might take out $TWTR."What Would An Alphabet-Twitter Acquisition Look Like? - Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) | Seeking Alphaseekingalpha.com