20 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Robert Scoble

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On carpeaqua by Justin Williams 11 months ago.
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…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.

An update to OS X that is not only stable and fast, but incorporates new features both pulled back from iOS and to further push it ahead of Windows 8.

The ability to disable that god damned Mac App Store updates notification …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy over 1 year ago.
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…Dave the year before at a meeting at Microsoft, but this was my first time meeting Scoble.

" Robert Scoble!" I said, shaking his hand. "I've been following you since your days at Visual Basic Programmer's Journal ."

" 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 …

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On ZURB over 1 year ago.
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…conversation between eBay's VP of Mobile 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 Innovation 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.

Context …

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On ZURB almost 2 years ago.
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Success doesn't happen overnight. As Robert Scoble pointed out at 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 …

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By Joey of Global Nerdy almost 2 years ago.
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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 Mobile App Marketing .

Here's how an Israeli mobile developer sees the mobile world. Here's Yosi Taguri chatting with Robert Scoble about iOS vs. Android vs. Windows Phone

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By 0x4a6f4672 of 4 Lines of Code 2 years ago.
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…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 Facebook to black holes and coined the term " 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?

Currently, Facebook behaves indeed much like a data black hole who sucks in a larger part of the web and private information …

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By Eric Python IDE of Lessons Learned 2 years ago.
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…including Aneesh Chopra, Mary & Tom Poppendieck, and Robert Scoble.

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

Ash Maurya, Running Lean

Chad Dickerson, Etsy

Mary & Tom Poppendieck, Poppendieck.LLC

12:30pm - 12:45pm

MEET THE AUTHORS

Steve Blank, Stanford University

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By Leigh Shevchik of New Relic 2 years ago.
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This week we find interviews with our CEO Lew Cirne and COO Chris Cook, hear from our partners, and find out what the New York Times thinks of web performance management.

- Pradeep Elankumaran describes his move from consulting to employee #1 at Kicksend.

- Robert Scoble talks with our CEO, Lew Cirne, about how small teams can have a big impact.

- Partner ActiveState unveils Stackato , the application platform for creating a private PaaS.

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By Leigh Shevchik of New Relic 2 years ago.
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- Robert Scoble explains why he thinks the speed of change is slowing down in 2012 in this post from Business Insider.

- Robyn Weisman compares WordPress to DevOps.

- New Relic customer, 99designs gives an overview of the infrastructure they use to power their site.

- Developer and architect Chris Richardson shows how he ported a relational database to three NoSQL data stores: Redis, Cassandra and MongoDB.

- Greg Unrein demonstrates …

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…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.

Cloud Sync

This is the one item I agree with …

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