This week’s Daily Updates have had a heavy international focus, especially on China but also India. This particular update is from this morning and seeks to understand why Apple fares so differently in these two critical markets. To read all of the Daily Updates for $10/month or $100/year, please visit the membership page. Bloomberg writes about the iPhone’s appeal in India: Apple Inc., which has struggled in emerging markets because of the price of its new iPhones, has devised a strategy for India that’s starting to pay off: It’s pushing older models that offer cachet at affordable prices. The iPhone 4, which was released in the U.S. in June 2010, is still available. So is the iPhone 4s that went on sale in October 2011. “You flaunt an iPhone, but you don’t flaunt an …
Always try to spend your way out of a performance problem first by throwing faster hardware at it. It’ll often be a quicker and cheaper way to resolve immediate performance issues than attempting to code your way out of it
A very unique approach, but everything can be copied (eventually)
Thoughts about Image Protection on the Web (or How to prevent screenshots in a web browser). I recently came across a thread in an online forum about photography with the title “How do you deal with image theft on the internet?”. Opinions varied from sue the hell out of them to you need to prote
The Bloom filter is a space efficient, probabilistic data structure – used to test whether an item does not belong to a collection. Most people use the definition that it tests whether an item is in a collection, but I think the latter explanation is more practical .