‘The Age Of The Platform’ by Phil Simon

Feel free to check out my highlights after reading The Age Of The Platform. How Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google Have Redefined Business. Some excerpts: Definition of a Platform: “An extremely valuable and powerful ecosystem that quickly and easily scales, morphes, and incorporates new features (called planks in this book), users, customers, vendors, and partners… Today, the most vibrant…

‘Steve Jobs’ by Walter Isaacson

Feel free to check out my highlights after reading Steve Jobs. This is in my top 3. Some favorites: “The main thing in our design is that we have to make things intuitively obvious,” “On many of his major projects, such as the first Toy Story and the Apple store, Jobs pressed “pause” as they neared completion and…

Broken iPhone 4

UPDATE: Apple replaced the phone without any hassle. The reception appears to be the same as it was with my 3g and I have not experienced any additional problems with the phone. UPDATE: ADDITIONAL PHOTOS here. Someone very close to me preordered an iPhone 4 and received it in the mail a day early, on…