Vincent Tourraine
Reblog

Novembre 2015

Mobile is not a neutral platform

For a decade or two, for most people 'the internet' meant a web browser, a mouse and a keyboard. There were a few things around the edges, like IM, Spotify, Skype or Steam (or, for some people, email), but for most people and for almost all activities, the web was the internet.

In Defense of The New York Times

Something rather amazing happened this week. When the story came out, we knew it misrepresented Amazon. Once we could look into the most sensational anecdotes, we realized why. We presented the Times with our findings several weeks ago, hoping they might take action to correct the record.

Do The Simple Thing First: The Engineering Behind Instagram

When Instagram arrived in the iPhone App Store in October 2010, it reflected the work of a two-person development team: founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. Neither had classic software-engineering backgrounds.

The Dialogue: Michael Simmons

The Dialogue is something we started almost two years, but unfortunately have been very inconsistent with it. This changes today. We’re relaunching ‘The Dialogue’ with a new long form feature, a first of many lined up for this year on Beautiful Pixels.

Agility Follows an S-Curve

These questions involve guesswork, but a little science goes a long way. We’ll define Done as, “When outstanding tickets reach zero.” Graph the ticket count over time, and we have burndown charts.

2015

Another multi-year project that we shipped this year was CocoaPods Stats. Stats offers a way of knowing how many downloads a pod has, and far more interestingly the number of targets it has been integrated with.

Living in different worlds

If you go to the app store and look at the reviews for TripAdvisor, you'll see not reviews of the app, but reviews of hotels and restaurants. Tens of thousands of them.

Et vous croyez encore que le livre numérique ne décolle pas en France ?

C’est toujours la même chose : à chaque baromètre publié, le livre numérique fait figure de parent pauvre de l’édition, plafonnant à 3% du chiffre d’affaire global de l’industrie. Du moins c’est ce qu’on lit un peu partout.

Star Wars : parlez-vous La Guerre des étoiles des origines ?

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YouTube just put the final nail in the Loudness War’s coffin

This is HUGE. It may not look like much, but if you’re involved in music production, recording, mixing or mastering, this image could be the most important thing you’ll see all year.