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Marco ArmentHastings on Hudson, NY, USA2008-03-27
@marcoarment2,364 days
Member of targeted advertising demographic. Engager of brands. Eyeballs of content consumption.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@MichaelOransky @gruber Apple’s usual high standards and record of well-considered moves makes the mistakes more noteworthy and alarming.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@scottwaves @caseyliss Should I bring some equipment?
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@jcenters @WaltFrench @danielpunkass @drdrang Or do some work on your house with a building permit and they’ll make you put them everywhere.
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Andy @andyattebery
@marcoarment there’s a website to deal with app idea pitches: howismyappidea.com
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Jon Seff @jonseff
To those saying Macworld layoffs related to print were inevitable, understand that the bulk of our/their jobs was daily online work.
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Jonas Wisser @jwisser
If your reaction to something is “I don’t understand why people are upset about this”:

1. Stop.
2. Try to understand why people are upset.
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JamieDMJ @JamieDMJ
Exactly how long have U2 been forcing their music on us for?! pic.twitter.com/qr2dJQ2xjK
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@cschrader Not really my style. I’m not a huge fan of siphon pots, and this looks like a fairly close variant on them.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
Is Logic Pro X’s ProjectData format documented anywhere?

Or what should I be looking at instead to read region data? AAF looks obtuse, too.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@danielpunkass @drdrang @jcenters Ideal placement is also opposite. Smokes should be on ceilings, CO near the floor.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@drdrang @jcenters Three short beeps every few minutes. The documentation basically says that’s the “check engine” code.
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David Smith @_DavidSmith
Looks like the iOS 8 widget bug is related to App Store signing. Reminds me of this from 2012. marco.org/2012/07/04/app… pic.twitter.com/kHwmFCtYxy
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@jcenters @drdrang Sure. We have about 9 First Alerts around the house and we lose one to the “malfunction” beep every 4–8 months (at 3 AM).
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@drdrang Is there a smoke alarm available for purchase that isn’t a piece of crap?
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@kylejm_ @cocoadelica Ah. Yes, I use a custom PHP app running on basic VPSes at Linode. You can do it in pretty much any language.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@agiletortoise @viticci I had to help my uncle buy his first phone last year. He has no bank/credit cards and paid with cash. Took a while.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@kylejm_ @cocoadelica Sorry, I don’t even know what a mob backend is. But I use a custom web app for my services.
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john roderick @johnroderick
I went in iTunes to see this free U2 LP and I was OUTRAGED to discover I have one song each from Umphrees McGee and String Cheese Incident!
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Brendan Brown @distinctivename
@marcoarment “why are you complaining? It’s free and easy to remove” works well defending preinstalled PC bloat and trialware too.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
If someone replies in a way that makes it clear that we’d both be better off if I block them, I do us that favor without hesitation.
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Steve Chikwaya @stavarotti
@marcoarment Yep. Call earlier:

Friend: "I think my iCloud has been hacked. There is a U2 album in my library that I didn't buy."
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Jared Zammit @jaredzammit
@marcoarment All non tech people I know with iPhones found it creepy, & "another reason not to trust 'the cloud'". Very poorly thought out.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@iChris Sure. But I haven’t even found any U2 fans who like this album. Do you? Most are calling it a low-effort collection of B-sides.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@iChris It’s getting widely panned by reviewers, too. I think my statement is justified.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@benhyphenrowe Exactly. I can’t think of any album ever made that this would’ve worked for.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
Being angry about an album you were given for free DOES sound dumb. But that’s not why people are annoyed. marco.org/2014/09/16/thi…
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@jsnell @danbenjamin @reneritchie @dwiskus @iChris @Aleen @zcichy My rule is I shouldn’t ever notice, as a listener, that you use Skype.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@zcichy @danbenjamin @iChris @jsnell oh FFS email me and I’ll give you the beta
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@Aleen @danbenjamin @iChris @zcichy The only thing less interesting than podcasts about podcasting equipment is podcasts about Skype issues.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@Aleen @danbenjamin @iChris @zcichy Most listeners forgive Skype quality. But for goodness sake, cut any dropouts/redials/discussion of it.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@Aleen @iChris @zcichy If you need it to be easy for everyone, @danbenjamin’s master-Skype-only recording method is best.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@zcichy @danbenjamin @iChris @jsnell But you still have problems like selecting the right input. (And you’ll still need to correct drift.)
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@danbenjamin @iChris @zcichy @jsnell But if you have the same people on every time and they’re at all technical, it’s not bad.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@danbenjamin @iChris @zcichy @jsnell Exactly. Getting new guests to record their side properly every week is tough (right @dwiskus?).
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@zcichy @iChris Then you import the aligned, undrifted individual tracks into your editor and ignore the Skype reference track.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@zcichy @iChris Yes. You use the Skype “everyone” recording from Call Recorder as a reference, and it aligns all individual tracks to it.
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rob5408 @rob5408
@marcoarment 400 pairs of headphones and you can't buy one extra microphone so you and @tiffanyarment can be on the show at the same time?
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@dicasparaios @OvercastFM No.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@zcichy @iChris I haven’t had time to release it yet, but do intend to soon. It works surprisingly well.
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Ben Matasar @matasar
@marcoarment this only happens to people who removed the U2 album from their purchase history
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
Xcode has a new feature where it crashes every time instead of submitting to the App Store.
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Carlos Ribas @cribasoft
@marcoarment the good news is when you select the device in quicktime, it overlays a perfect status bar on your device immediately.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
Everyone recommending Status Magic: It’s been discontinued. shinydevelopment.com/blog/status-ma…
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
Guess I’m installing the Yosemite beta on my laptop if I want to make a video preview.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
Now you’re all going to find out that I’m a customer of Carrier!

At least my battery is charged.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
Can we not crop out the status bars anymore for iTC screenshots? It keeps rejecting mine as the wrong size.
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Harry Hirsch @schurkenstadt
@marcoarment For once our musical tastes are aligned
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
I tried the U2 album. I wanted to give it a fair shot.

I stopped halfway through the second song.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@askvirginia oh dear god
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Dave Wiskus @dwiskus
Apple rushes to patch critical security flaw after U2 hack: support.apple.com/kb/HT6439?view…
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@einmaleins Seriously? I made this one up.

oh god maybe I *am* that guy
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Nathan Peretic @nathanperetic
Every @marco_org post should come with a free business idea in the footnotes.

marco.org/2014/09/15/ele…
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Matteo Lallone @iGriever
Jesus, there, I fixed your freaking fanboy smartphone comparisons! pic.twitter.com/9ZSoSByrEF
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Jeff Campbell @Darchmare
@marcoarment I once had someone ask me to dev an app that identified peoples' shoes.

Shazam for sneakers, basically.
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Lex Friedman @lexfri
LOL: support.apple.com/kb/HT6439?view…

Literally.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@braempje Yeah, they touch on that in the article. Basically, civet beans are usually “faked” through animal cruelty now.
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Craig Hockenberry @chockenberry
SO WHERE DO I DOWN LOAD SQL SERVER POCKET EDITION
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Kyle Putnam @agentkyle
@marcoarment has to wait for Intel Skylake + Thunderbolt 3, anyway.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
Don’t get too excited: 9to5mac.com/2014/09/15/dis…

DP 1.2 was announced in 2009 but wasn’t really in any computers until Thunderbolt 2 in 2013.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@twittlik Usually the “tired of working on it” factor is actually more of the driving force, though.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@twittlik I wouldn’t call it greed. Someone offers millions (or billions!) of dollars, it’s more like common sense.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@twittlik Selling is willingly demoting yourself. Hiring bosses above you. You still have influence, but not final say.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@AdamJaffrey Left to right:
0.750 –
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1.250 +
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2.250 +
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Anthony Hubbert @anthony_hubbert
@marcoarment I would happily have the internet call me problematic for two and a half billion dollars.
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Kyle Albert @KyleAlbert95
@todd_coleman @marcoarment I told my kids (10 and 7) and they both said "what's Microsoft"?

And we own an Xbox 360.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@leftside Depends on the deal. It’s usually more valuable to the buyer if key staff stays, so they might offer more or require that.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@twittlik If you wanted control, you shouldn’t have sold it. Selling it means you accept the loss of control.
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Todd Coleman @todd_coleman
@marcoarment Now to write an article titled "How To Talk To Your Children About Microsoft Acquiring Minecraft".
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
Let’s be honest. After getting acquired, the first thing you want to do is quit. But you at least pretend otherwise and stay for two years.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@craigmod Wise.
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Federico Viticci @viticci
Microsoft would have never bought Minecraft if Steve Ballmer were still alive
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
Don’t worry, everything will be fine. Nothing will change.

But we founders are outta here, effective immediately. Peace out. Good luck!
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@clownfish It’s one of my most-hated parts of corporate culture.
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Erinç Salor @esalor
@marcoarment Everyone has some family members they occasionally want to put in the parking lot.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
We must focus on enterprise solutions and cloud services. So we bought a videogame played by every 10-year-old in the world for $2 billion.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@craigmod Even the half-width “Select-a-size” is a misnomer. We always “select” one segment because it’s the correct size.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
Don’t worry, Minecraft people. You’re in “the Microsoft family” now. Corporations are just like families! You’ll always be taken care of.
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Michael B. Johnson @drwave
@monkbent I was not close to SJ, but had specific 1on1 work interaction w/him over 3 decades. I didn’t recognize the guy in Isaacson’s book.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@reneritchie Yeah, Forstall’s on-stage use was the first time I’d heard it.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
“Some of those are going to come out and be blow-away, probably…”

oh no this is worse than calling Touch ID “iTouch”
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
“…develop something that is blow-away.”

Aw man, Tim. That linguistic abomination should’ve left with Forstall. hulu.com/watch/686851
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@jd87 Meanwhile, the DT 880 is the most comfortable headphone I’ve ever worn.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@jd87 People always say “Try the higher-end ones!” But it looks like they all have similar comfort designs.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@jd87 I’ve only tried the SR60 and SR80, which sounded great for their prices but were very uncomfortable.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@jd87 The DT880 250ohm and Schiit Magni combo is, in my opinion, probably the best value in all of audio. (If you can use open headphones.)
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@jd87 I’ve only ever had the 250 and I love it, but it does need an amp in most cases. (Schiit Magni works great with it.)
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@caseyliss @ATT Because what are you going to do about it?
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@meaghano (hopefully she’s spending the night, too)
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@meaghano An early morning.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@somedaveg @shanselman If the style of it changes significantly, I’ll have to rethink my interpretation from the ground up anyway.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@somedaveg @shanselman It’s not an issue of trust — it’s an issue of capability, precision, and complexity.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@somedaveg @shanselman And FWIW, an SVG of this particular icon would actually be much more complicated than the actual drawing code.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@somedaveg @shanselman SVG decoding would also incur a performance penalty.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@somedaveg @shanselman SVG might not do what I need for this. Those tick lines are 1px regardless of size or screen density, for example.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@Freddydodah @amilham96 Sorry, not yet. It’s proven harder than I thought and I’ve been working on bugs.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@amilham96 Yes.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@topley I use PaintCode a lot, but not for this particular icon.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
With a storyboard replacing launch images — oleb.net/blog/2014/08/r… — the only images left in Overcast 1.0.4 are the (required) app icons.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@irace There’s a crappy Chrome and decent Instapaper one next to it in that module if you want.
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Marco Arment @marcoarment
@irace See the other link in that tweet. :)
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