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Virtually Collectable Card Bits

Posted in Games

The story goes, I was tired and slightly bored during a recent business trip, and ended up downloading Blizzard’s free card game Hearthstone from my hotel room. A few hundred games later, I can start …

The Great App Cheapening

Posted in Apps, Mobile

During a fairly lonely drive to a friend’s gathering up in Tahoe a few weeks back, I was listening to ATP, and the hosts of the podcast were chatting about the newly announced iPhone 6 …

The Prestige in Writing Code for a Living

Posted in Engineering

This writeup on the software industry’s gender bias is maddening and depressing. To summarize, someone commenting on Secret made a horrendous assumption about a woman being “unqualified” to be a software engineer in the context …