June 2014 Entries

The Relentless Pursuit of Perfection

There’s currently a sum total of exactly 2 entries on my list of podcasts that I listen to religiously. Those are Risky Business, and Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project. The latter is very much unrelated to software development, however it’s often interesting for other (often unexpected) reasons. The latest episode is titled The Relentless Pursuit of Perfection, and while they’re talking about the process of making physical things there is a lot of crossover into the world of software development. I’d highly recommend listening/viewing the episode (and subscribing to the podcast if pop culture, movies and making...

Apple’s lightning connector headphone rumors

Speculation and rumour seem to go hand in hand with Apple hardware, however I didn’t expect Forbes to be so keen to get into the act. When I saw this article (before the edit below the title) it sounded like a confirmed thing: Apple To Abandon Headphone Jack? Beats Deal Suddenly Makes Sense It certainly sounds like something Apple might do. From a personal perspective I hope they don’t – I have a lot of older devices, and I don’t really want to buy a pair of Beats headphones, however from a music lover’s perspective, maybe it’s time for...