Steve used to say to me, and he used to say this a lot. Hey Jony, here’s a dopey idea. And sometimes they were. Really dopey. Sometimes they were truly dreadful. But sometimes they took the air from the room. And they left us both completely silent. Bold, crazy, magnificent
In the context of this article, “bug screening” means taking a bug report filed by an employee or developer or someone else. Then, doing any number of things:
- Clean it up to make it more clear and understandable
- Figure out if it’s already
Tech workers believe that they have the best health insurance and all other types of insurance offered by their company. And they are probably right. I don’t have any data to prove otherwise.
What I do know from my own research and experience is that the disability insurance offered by …
While auto-correct frustrates every iPhone user at one time or another, I imagine it’s an insanely complex feature to get right. After using it for 13 years now, I find that I have a list of small things I’d love to see change rather than a few number of really …
I ask myself the question why I bother writing this. There are hundreds of articles on the web comparing these two products but I may offer a unique perspective.
- I used Apple Maps from long before it shipped until today
- I was a Quality Engineer at Apple for 20 years,
All across macOS and iOS, when you search for something, the ordering of results in most cases is:
- A top hit (unclear how this is generated)
- Suggestions (unclear how this is generated)
- Your own data that you spent valuable time entering
I’ll provide several examples. First up, Maps. Let’s …
I’ve written a lot about work/life balance, including this one: Slow down and improve your health and job.
Monday this week was the first day of Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, featuring a keynote address highlighting new products soon to make their way out the door.
Many large companies with excess cash do share buybacks or offer a dividend. Both of these are intended to benefit shareholders. However, the waters are muddied in that some employees are also shareholders.
Let’s look at the numbers for Apple.
Cook said that Apple had returned $27.5 billion to shareholders
This is based entirely on personal experience, but I thought it might be useful to others. Tech companies tends to do highly technical interviews in engineering and overlook the soft skills. Over the years, when I’ve been given the freedom to do so, I tend to focus more on soft …
Some undeniable truths about documentation:
- People hate to write it
- People really need it
When someone needs some help, it can consume a lot of resources, especially when a company is continually hiring new people or losing people to other teams or companies.
There are a couple types of documention:…