This is worth repeating. It’s in Apple’s DNA that technology is not enough. It’s tech married with the liberal arts and the humanities. Nowhere is that more true than in the post-PC products. Our competitors are looking at this like it’s the next PC market. That is not the right approach to this. These are post-PC devices that need to be easier to use than a PC. More intuitive.

Steve Jobs on the iPad 2 – 52 Tiger

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Some of the rationale behind Pharen: Abstract out problems and irregularities in PHP’s own parser and the language itself. Compile more sophisticated features, such as closures and macros, to native PHP. Insanity.

From Introduction to Pharen

Pharen is a “compiler that takes a Lisp-like language and turns it into PHP code.”

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Offcial Twitter app for iPhone - Dragging down the whitespace of reply screen shows what tweet you are about to send reply.
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Offcial Twitter app for iPhone - Dragging down the whitespace of reply screen shows what tweet you are about to send reply.

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In a conversation years ago, [Steve] Jobs said he was disturbed when he heard young entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley use the term “exit strategy” — a quick, lucrative sale of a start-up. It was a small ambition, Mr. Jobs said, instead of trying to build companies that last for decades, if not a century or more.

From “Can Apple Find More Hits Without Its Tastemaker?” — NY Times (via Signal vs Noise)