Kiwi Services for App.net
Kiwi has turned out to be the best App.net client so far, so Joe Workman went berserk and built a bunch of services that make it easier to use Kiwi to post from other apps.
Like Alfred? Like searching for files in Alfred? You can draft new posts with a quick ⌥-Space (or ⌘-Space) then send them to Kiwi, or quickly browse for an image in Alfred and send it to Kiwi for sharing.
Joe also built Kiwi integration for Dropzone, LaunchBar, OS X Services, PopClip, Quicksilver, and a good ol’ fashioned Safari extension. It’s a good thing.
“Why I left Google”
James Whittaker, former Engineering Director at Google, offers a first-person diagnosis of the infection making its way through Google, originating in the brain:
The Google I was passionate about was a technology company that empowered its employees to innovate. The Google I left was an advertising company with a single corporate-mandated focus.
Two years into the Mac App Store and it sure is hoppin’ with… straight game ports from the iOS App Store and last year’s What’s Hot list on Steam.
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In a commitment to honesty, Twitter finally buries the hatchet with third-party developers – VentureBeat Good piece by Jolie O’Dell. Fun fact: there are over 750,000 developers in Twitter’s ecosystem. Wow. The rub: Of course, some devs have long been … Read more →
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Here’s why Apple’s TV needs to be an actual television, and not just a cheap add-on box – SplatF Dan Frommer answered my challenge fairly well. Maybe there could be some room for an Apple HDTV.
Pixelmator 2.0 Gains Drawing Tools, lots of Lion Features – The Mac Observer Getting my freelancing feet wet again with a softball at The Mac Observer. There’s more to come there and here at Wind on a Leaf.
Female FOSS dev quits tech industry due to harassment – iTWire Tech: boasting to be one of the most forward-thinking industries on paper, yet rife with stories of misogyny.