@BruceJia ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ you can cut those birds off pretty easily
@bkam @machado I quit for six months. The first week is brutal. Step down consumption slowly and take something for the headaches. Afterward though I have to say I did not notice a huge difference. I eventually went back to drinking coffee. Though I did drastically lower my overall consumption, 5+ cups per day to 1-2.
@vgr my first encounter with secret history, and I’d bet the coinage of the term, or at least what made it cool https://www.amazon.com/Lipstick-Traces-History-Twentieth-Anniversary/dp/0674034805
@vgr what I was trying to say was that 80% of pricing a new product is understanding how your customers perceive the value of your product. Whatever pricing you come up with must be in line with this value (perceived) or it will feel weird to them.
@vgr s/you/your customers/ and you've learned 80% of the theory of pricing novel products
@vgr if you need help I know a guy on clarity who is an expert 🤣
One of the weirdest parts of the great man theory of history is that you get a really weird picture of what people were up to. Like, okay, the youth in the 1960s were hippies and were then the establishment of the 1980s who... voted for Regan?
Nope, different people. There were very few hippies around. The week Gimme Shelter was released, it didn’t chart very high. The music that was really everywhere? Sugar Sugar by the Archies.
@BillSeitz @vgr @johnhenry this falls under the service thesis. Before that Zawinksi’s law. In general I find Apple software of highly variable quality. The OS’s and some other programs like keynote are excellent. iTunes is a ridiculous chimera, and other things are just crap. Better than the alternative where the crap software is at the OS layer. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Or the other alternative, where the OS is great but God help you if you want to use anything with a GUI.
@moltensteel sure but they enjoy other things too. Why did it pick this one thing to deliver?
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