I take exception to Drew Crawford’s recent post that block-based APIs introduce “harmful” surprising side effects into Objective-C, especially under ARC.
Sandcastle Tour (at 7 Guscio, Hilton Head)
When Brenden and I started building Cluster, we wanted to push the envelope for the product’s user experience, but we didn’t have the bandwidth to really focus on delighting our iPhone users.
We knew we needed to find someone with a ton of experience on iOS and a healthy obsession with…
Of course, I have to reblog this. I’m very grateful to get to work with my good friends on something fun and extremely rewarding, both professionally and personally.
An amazing piece by @drewcrawford about how languages which use garbage collection and offer little control over memory suffer on mobile devices.
Seeing this xkcd, I chuckled. Then I gave it a second… and realized that I am not this sort of geek. I’m not talking about exercise specifically, though that’s also true (I haven’t been able to “unlock” anything when it comes to exercise.) I mean that I have no particular interest in “leveling up”, in the classic RPG sense, or translated to most other activities.
In fact, I’ve come to the realization that I may not be a geek at all. Perhaps it’s time to admit that what I really am is an art student with a