May 7th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
Focusing on a niche can catastrophically backfire when the market shifts, and Mike goes into full reviewer mode!
April 16th, 2018 | 50 mins
coder radio, developer desktop os, developer workflow, development podcast, history of ibm, linux desktop, mac pro, microsoft, watson, what's wrong with desktop oses
We revisit IBM’s total dominance over the PC industry in the early 80s, how they got there, and how we can apply the IBM model to current events.
April 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 39 secs
celebrity ceos, changing expectations, coder radio, contract work, developer market, development podcast, do you have to be ruthless to run a business, post-mortem business failure, why avoiding conflict is bad
What we can learn from Mike’s first business failing in 2014?
April 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 11 mins
android, api, coder radio, development focus, development podcast, jack of all trades, james gosling, java, mac arm cpu, next vs sun, oak, oracle, programing, sun microsystems
What is focus for the software industry? And is focus always a good thing, or can it lead to tunnel vision?
March 29th, 2018 | 1 hr 6 mins
ai, api copyright, azure, coder radio, development, development podcast, fair use, google lawsuite, independent software, microsoft, open source, orcale, sun microsystems
Sun Microsystems was fertile ground for what might be the largest developer upset in ten years.
March 15th, 2018 | 56 mins 57 secs
We have witnessed a massive shift of power. And it’s been happening right under developers noses. From the slowly won battle for control of the server, to Amazon’s to control over the Internet.