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The original iPhone used what was basically an off-the-shelf Samsung DVD player’s processor. It was such an underpowered piece of junk, it’s a miracle the iPhone ever worked. But thanks to some heroic effort in software, it was good enough. And it laid the groundwork for one of the most successful product families of all […]
"Your password must contain at least 8 letters, a capital, a plot, a protagonist with good character development, a twist & a happy ending." — Thomas J Carr (@OpenWithMit) October 13, 2014
Ship and iterate. The companies that are the fastest at this process will win. — from “How Google Works”
At 6y/o my software development training began when my dog went missing & I followed his tracks 5mi into the woods. He was in the garage. — Rebecca Slatkin (@RebeccaSlatkin) December 23, 2014
Meetings are where ideas go to die. — Nic Haralambous Such a good quote (extracted from the previous post here on bram.us) that I’m giving it a separate place here, to honour it properly.
You know what they say, “Great minds should have searched Github first.” — Shaun Inman (@shauninman) May 19, 2014
Your mind is a muscle, just like any other: you need to use it to keep it in top condition. — Andy Clarke in “A Different Letter to a Junior Designer”
SOAP. Simple Object Access Protocol. Except it's not Simple, it's Complicated. And it's not about Objects, it's about RPC. So, really: CRAP — Joe Walnes (@joewalnes) March 3, 2014 (via @oemebamo)
The IKEA Effect, wherein a person overestimates the value of a thing if they helped build it. It’s a great skill if one can truly value his work: if it’s crap, just admit it and use (or build!) something better. The IKEA Effect → Related quote: If all you have is a hammer, everything looks […]