Reddit's Anti-Spamming Policy is Counterproductive

Update: Looks like I got banned from Reddit for posting this. That makes me sad. In the mid-to-late aughts, when I was last blogging regularly, I would hustle by any means necessary to get my posts read and grow my RSS subscriber base. It was immensely satisfying when I finally…

The Silly Reason Why Apple Needs to Keep Growing

M.G. Siegler wonders out loud in a recent post how Apple can continue to grow given the stupendous results they just announced for last quarter. They can't milk the iPhone cash cow forever, after all. But again, the bar is now just set so high. What on Earth can…

The Shifting Definition of Front-End Developer

Until the advent of the web, professional software development didn't have a front-end/back-end dichtomy. There were C programmers, Pascal programmers and FORTRAN programmers, but the language they used was a detail rather than a reflection on their background and career path. Then the web came along, triggering the influx…