A Fortune 100 sized product trap.

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Recently the book “Traction” made it into my reading list following a recommendation from many friends in the start-up community, and Pay4Bugs co-founder Larry. In one of the early chapters, Gabriel Weinberg talks about the “Product Trap”, where developers pick up a “if you build it, they will come” mentality, Read more »

Cleanup on aisle cart.php

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The lack of concern by online retailers when it comes to software bugs is simply dumbfounding. With US online e-commerce estimated at $75 billion this year, the industry still seem to take a severely passive stance when it comes to dealing with “bugs”. We’ve all seen poorly rendered checkout Read more »

The Ghost of Scott Forstall

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Near the end of July, the tech world was stunned by the news that Apple's developer portal was hacked. What was shocking wasn't the actual hacking itself, nor was it the news that the responsible culprit was a responsible (pun intended) Turkish security researcher. The truly surprising fact what that Read more »