Digital Digest #22: Apple, Mobile Payments, Space

Quick Announcement: First of all, thanks so much to the new subscribers that have been coming steadily over the last few weeks. I hope you guys are enjoying the new format. I'm moving away from the UK and back to France in just under a month but I'll continue to try and publish the podcast.…

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Skinny Jeans update

Last october, I wrote my first “fashion-oriented” blog post, in which I talked about the end of a decade of skinny jeans in the world. Trends, at their very core, are meant to go out of fashion. And I am very excited to call for the end of this very trend. Well, a recent article from Quartz adds mor…

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Digital Digest #21

Show Notes OS X El Capitan & iOS 9 Public Beta About Negative Reviews on the App Store during iOS/OS X betas Microsoft x Nokia Bloomberg x Topolsky Reddit x Ellen Pao Discus Channels FB X Music Video Wall Street NYSE bug China x Cyber Security Alipay P2P Office 2016 for…

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About the Freemium business model for apps

“Unless you can sustain thousands of downloads per day and have a very enticing selection of in-app purchases, then freemium is not going to work for your app.” In the community of Indie Developers, Dan and the Realmac folks (my former employer & colleagues) are a voice of authority. [≠]

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Reddit 2015

“Reddit: a terrible, childish community posting on a site owned by a terrible company. Good luck to the next CEO" Also see from earlier this week, by Alex Abad-Santos for Vox.com: “The relationship between Reddit administrators and redditors is one that has to be built on trust. Because mod…

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Jhene Aiko on respect, patience, getting older, and a younger generation

We live in a day and age where young people don’t have much patience. No patience to read anything longer than 140 characters. No patience to research. No patience to study the history of the art they want so desperately to be apart of. Not only is there a lack of patience, but a lack of respect. T…

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