Retweet June 2012
From time to time I just blast tweets about software development, project planning, team dynamics, or whatever else comes to mind. Here is a synopsis of recent tweets and rants. If you want to follow the conversation follow me at techknow and/or juixe.
- Software will rule the world.
- Software will inherit the earth.
- In the interwebs, beta is forever.
- The future is written in code.
- When you have no QA, everyone does QA.
- I breakpoint for bugs.
- Search term that popped up on my blog’s analytics dashboard: programming languages are like girlfriends: the new one is better because *you* are better
- I prefer “show me the source code” over “show me the money”
- No simple change ever ends up being so simple.
- Optimize for simplicity.
- How many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop? And … how many leaks does it take to crash your app?
- Seek out silver bullets instead of reaching out to golden hammers.
- The future is not in plastics, it’s in multicores.
- Delegate and defer.
- I have 99 problems and deferring and delegating them ain’t one.
- Brainstorming the perfect storm.
- “If you build it they will come” has been replaced with “test it, see if they will come, outsource it, and charge for it.”
- No one starts out as an expert.
- As a consumer, this is one concern I have with cloud/apps, that when they get updated you are forced into the upgrade no matter what.
- If every piece of software is in the cloud, there will not be any legacy apps, everything will be in ‘beta’ or dead.
- If you have writer’s block, put a stick of creative dynamite in it and light the fuse.
- Disrupt all the things.
- It is unfortunate that instead of finding the silver bullets people settle for a golden hammer.
- Google started out as a search engine but when they searched for revenue the top result was advertising.
- It has been reported that Google has applied for the TLD .lol in addition to .google and .youtube.
- Is Google a gTLD squatter? They have applied for 98 domains including .app, .lol, .dad, .foo, …
- The MLB and NFL should apply for .mlb and .nfl TLDs.
- I’ll be happy when Siri can monitor my heart rate, cholesterol, weight, and automatically schedules exercise as needed.
- Apple is not good at backward compatibility. I have a perfectly working second generation iPod Touch but a ton of the apps have stopped working.
- At some point in a company’s history it will be either be in one of the following stages: resurrected (IBM), zombie (Yahoo), dead (Kodak).
- In Silicon Valley, apps that attempt to make Silicon Valley nerds cool or popular get immediate funding.
- Fund raising is easier the pimping!
- If the bubbly flows day and night then we must be in a bubble.
- Pivots are to be the new sport at this Sumner Olympics.
- Facebook has nearly double the amount of users than there are Android devices.
- Google is demoing Jelly Bean (Android OS 4.1) but still the most common Android version in new phones is around 2.3.
- The one feature I really want on Android OS is the ability to easily take a screenshot or screencast from my device.
- Android is still playing catchup to iOS. The audience doesn’t even know when to applaud. #awkward
- Wow… Jelly Bean has a built it Siri clone. #tailgating
- “Smarts phones are only as smart as its users.”
- Android is the perfect stalking device. I knows your appointments, your routes, your schedule, you contacts, your preferences
- What the towel covered stool in the middle of the stage at? Seems cheap way to reveal the new Nexus 7 tablet.
- “I read this so many times I don’t know what will be exiting to you”
- Asus is making the Nexus 7 tablet.
- The crowd don’t seem as excited as you would think for the big reveal on the Nexus 7 tablet.
- Still waiting for the killer, must have, innovative features available in Nexus 7 tablet.
- “Video is stunning in Nexus 7, you can see the individual hair in Ron Swanson’s mustache.” – #awkward
- Nexus Que?
- Sergey looks like Larry, Larry Ellison.
- yeah, woo who – Sergey Brin.
- The police and military industrial complex are going to love Google’s Project Glass.
- Google Project Glass available to US-based IO attendees for $1500. Not intended for consumers. Shipping early next year.
- Android Developer Pack: Galaxy Nexus phone, Nexus 7 tablet, Nexus Q. #oprahmoment