Archive for April, 2014

The Economics of Backend as a Service

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Brent Simmons wrote a bit on how common back-end services should be a solved problem by now.  I agree 100%. I proposed something like this when I was at Adobe, when Adobe was trying to build Flash as a platform (which would also have the same sort of requirements), and couldn’t get them to bite […]

Didn’t get a WWDC Ticket? Buy a Treadmill.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

I’m sorry to hear you didn’t get a WWDC ticket. (I didn’t get one either). But look at it this way:  even if you’re still planning to go to San Francisco for the week, that’s $1,599 that you won’t be spending on the conference ticket. It’s hard to watch all the WWDC videos.  It’s a […]