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A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and the world of technology.

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A weekly talk show taking a pragmatic look at the art and business of Software Development and the world of technology.

    579: The Insufferable Small Business

    579: The Insufferable Small Business

    Are small business owners just the worst? The rant that hits close to home. And how AI is looking more like a unicorn, not a horse, but big tech keeps trying to put a saddle on it.
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    The AI summer — Hundreds of millions of people have tried ChatGPT, but most of them haven’t been back.Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X CPUs make Windows on Arm a viable platform — We tested every Snapdragon X chip against the Intel Core Ultra, AMD Ryzen 8000, and Apple M3.

    • 52 min
    578: Cancel the 100X

    578: Cancel the 100X

    Apple finally stands down in its battle with Epic, and Google gets caught with its hand in the full access to everything jar.
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    577: Holy Order of the Admins

    577: Holy Order of the Admins

    Why you shouldn't use AI to write your tests, and the crazy deals new AI companies are getting themselves into to access hardware.
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    • 47 min
    576: The New 800-pound Gorilla

    576: The New 800-pound Gorilla

    Big Tech vs. Big Brother, how Ashley Madison predicted the rise of AI bots and the messy world of "open source" AI.
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    `🏆 dotenvx pro — dotenvx pro will build on top of the oss version of dotenvx to better support businesses

    • 59 min
    575: The Omakub Directive

    575: The Omakub Directive

    A couple of our long-standing forecasts are coming true. We unpack the recent developments. Plus, our thoughts on OpenAI going commercial and more.
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    notch on X — Alright, that's enough spyware in my OS. Do I go desktop Mac, or do I have the energy to go full Linux?
    Not sure, but I'm tired of my operating system treating me like the product.Lenovo 14" T14s Gen 6 Snapdragon LaptopASUS VivoBook S 15 Copilot+ PC ReviewTUXEDO on ARM is comingQualcomm announces Snapdragon X Plus and Elite processors — The Snapdragon X Series processors could be the biggest CPU shakeup since Apple Silicon.OpenAI CEO Says Company Could Become a For-Profit Corporation Like xAI, Anthropic — OpenAI CEO Sam Altman recently told some shareholders that the artificial intelligence developer is considering changing its governance structure to a for-profit business that OpenAI's nonprofit board doesn't control, according to a person who heard the comments. One scenario Altman said the board is considering is a for-profit benefit corporation, which rivals such as Anthropic and xAI are using, this person said. Such a change could open the door to an eventual initial public offering of OpenAI, which currently sports a private valuation of $86 billion, and may give Altman an opportunity to take a stake in the fast-growing company, a move some investors have been pushing. OpenAI CEO Says Company Could Become Benefit Corporation Akin to Rivals Anthropic, xAI — The InformationMicrosoft backtracks on PC screenshot feature after outcry — Microsoft is making changes to a controversial feature announced for its new range of PCs powered by artificial intelligence after it was flagged as a potential "privacy nightmare".Alice.Dev — The AI Bot Designed to make your business more efficient.

    • 51 min
    574: Craig Stans Unite

    574: Craig Stans Unite

    Our thoughts and reactions to Apple's WWDC '24, and more importantly what was missed.
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