These are things I’ve found interesting between November 1st through November 3rd:
- The LOLapps Saga Continues — Facebook Blocks Its Access to Communication Channels – It is a slippery slope from playing the cop to playing the gatekeeper. The spectrum:
Facebook = Police Cop
iOS = Church Cop
Publisher = Gatekeeper
1st Party Platform = Dictator.
When selecting platforms it is a matter of picking the least deadly poison since they are all laced with anti-developer vileness deep in their platform-centric DNA.
- A Look at Trends in Social Games’ User Ratings on Facebook – Quality matters. In the bigger picture, game developer who spit on social games are spitting on a baby who is showing evidence that they are rapidly growing up.
- Robots steadily replacing middle class jobs –
- Exclusive: Apple, Google Are Sniffing Around Mobile Payments Startup BOKU –