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Fred Ehrsam / Coinbase:
Coinbase cofounder: Ethereum app development outpacing Bitcoin due to better programming languages, robust developer community, and a focused leadership   —  We have sat here for the last 3 years seeing only infrastructure apps like wallets and exchanges emerge on top of Bitcoin.  Why is that?
May 25, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Tristan Harris:
Ten ways tech products are designed to manipulate users to spur usage   —  Estimated reading time: 12 minutes.  —  I'm an expert on how technology hijacks our psychological vulnerabilities.  That's why I spent the last three years as Google's Design Ethicist caring about how to design things …
May 22, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
David Byttow:
Why anonymous apps fade: they're entertainment products of waning novelty, and don't foster community   —  The Inherent Problem with Anonymous Apps  —  Vanity Fair and TechCrunch recently reported that Yik Yak is in trouble, a company that raised over $70 million dollars and valued at around $400 million.
Apr 11, 2016, 9:40 PMIn context
Slack Platform Blog:
Slack shares its platform product roadmap, highlights app discovery, interactivity, and developer experience as major themes, suggests app ideas   —  The Slack Platform Roadmap  —  We know that being a developer is hard, and building on a platform is not a decision to be made lightly.
Apr 9, 2016, 11:20 PMIn context
Medium / The Story:
Medium launches Medium for Publishers, a suite of branding and customization tools, over a dozen websites migrate over, including The Awl   —  Making Medium More Powerful for Publishers  —  At Medium, we're building out a new corner of the Internet specifically designed for people and publishers …
Apr 5, 2016, 11:35 AMIn context
Greg Duffy:
Dropcam founder Greg Duffy defends his former team after slight by Tony Fadell, assails Fadell's management style and accomplishments   —  The Dropcam Team  —  You may have seen Reed Albergotti's recent article.  In it, Tony Fadell says “a lot of the employees were not as good as we hoped …
Mar 29, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Matthew Rothenberg:
Emojitracker creator complains Twitter is imposing a burdensome and expensive process to maintain access to needed streaming APIs, plans to shut down service   —  U+1F647 PERSON BOWING DEEPLY  —  To be more accurate, they are removing its elevated access to the Streaming API that Emojitracker depends …
Mar 16, 2016, 9:15 PMIn context
Katie Zhu / The Story:
Medium updates iOS and Android apps to add topic- and theme-based collections, curated by trusted human testers   —  Collections: Curating A More Browsable Medium  —  There's so many great stories published every day on Medium—it's hard to keep up.  We're building a platform for authors …
Mar 16, 2016, 10:00 AMIn context
Brian Armstrong:
Coinbase CEO: Core team is a systemic risk that can lead to Bitcoin collapse this year; switch to Bitcoin Classic now, then look for more scalable solutions   —  What Happened At The Satoshi Roundtable  —  Last weekend I attended the Satoshi Roundtable conference along with Charlie Lee …
Mar 5, 2016, 6:55 PMIn context
Chris Dixon:
Convergence of cheap smartphone chips and sensors embedded in everything, and open source AI tools may soon usher the next wave of computing   —  What's Next in Computing?  —  The computing industry progresses in two mostly independent cycles: financial and product cycles.
Feb 21, 2016, 10:20 PMIn context

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