…Tim Cook at the conclusion of the Keynote where he answers questions from anyone not named Robert Scoble.
The ability to update apps in the background without weird geofencing hacks to accomplish it.
A new App Store app that isn't a complete turd.
The ability to disable that god damned Mac App Store updates notification …
…Dave the year before at a meeting at Microsoft, but this was my first time meeting Scoble.
" Visual Basic again? " quipped Aaron, rolling his eyes. "Are you sure you're a programmer?"
I just shrugged. When a kid's that much smarter than you, you have to take it.
Aaron snapped this photo …
…conversation between's of and our friend Robert Scoble. The conversation covers the impact of mobile on e-commerce, and how it fits into eBay's broader mobile strategy for this holiday season and beyond.
Steve Yankovich , eBay's VP of Mobile and now VP of and New Ventures, chimed in with a few key thoughts on how mobile will shape the future of e-commerce, referencing their newest mobile initiative, eBay now.
his ZURBsoapbox , it takes time to build a startup. Take Airbnb, which took a 1,000 days to get going. And you have to be a bit quirky and dedicated to make it past 999 days. When someone says they're building a company, they're usually unique. There's something different about them. And they have an approach like I'm building something of value that should last something deeper than just …doesn't happen overnight. As Robert Scoble pointed out at
At least 60% of iOS developers don't even break even. That's what the results from a survey taken by App Promo suggest , along with other observations shown in the infographic above. You can get the full survey in a free report titled The Necessity of . Marketing
Here's how an Israeli mobile developer sees the mobile world. Here's Yosi Taguri chatting with Robert Scoble about iOS vs. vs. …
…acting like big black holes who suck in information and make it inaccessible for everyone outside. Robert Scoble compared large closed corporate social networks like data black holes ". Data vanishes inside these black holes, and never comes out again. Can we save the common, open web or is it too late?to black holes and coined the term "
Currently, Facebook behaves indeed much like a data black hole who sucks in a larger part of the web and private information …
Here's a brief summary of the agenda:
9:30am - 10:30am
Dave McClure & Eric Ries Uncensored
10:30am - 11:00am
MENTOR MEETUPS: 1 on 1 sessions with leading entrepreneurs + advisers
11:00am - 12:00pm
Mary & Tom Poppendieck, Poppendieck.LLC
12:30pm - 12:45pm
MEET THE AUTHORS
This week we find interviews with ourand Chris Cook, hear from our partners, and find out what the thinks of web performance management.
- consulting to employee #1 at Kicksend.describes his move from
- Robert Scoble talks with our , , about how small teams can have a big impact.
- ActiveState unveils Stackato , the application platform for creating a private .
- Robert Scoble explains why he thinks the speed of change is slowing down in 2012 in this post from Business Insider.
- Robyn Weisman compares to .
- gives an overview of the infrastructure they use to power their site.customer, 99designs
- shows how he ported a relational database to three data stores: , and .and architect Chris Richardson
- Greg Unrein demonstrates …
…has to declare it in their permissions manifest. As an iPhone user I didn't find out until Robert Scoble told me.
Along with product descriptions, ratings, reviews and screenshots, the App Store would certainly benefit from having a declaration of the hardware and software services each app is taking advantage of. I am much more hesitant to download a "free" app that is turning on a variety of services it shouldn't be.
This is the one item I agree with …