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Daniel Leuck's Blog – March 2010 Archive (3)

Ikayzo & Oceanit Release Revolutionary iPhone App for Estimating the Cost of iPhone Apps

As part of a new joint venture called Ikayzo-it, Ikayzo and Oceanit have released an iPhone App dubbed iMuch? that provides iPhone development estimates based on three basic questions:

  1. Category

  2. One sentence description

  3. Desired release date

For example, the entries "Game", "A game where dragons fight ninjas", and "April 7, 2010" produces an estimate of $16,421.18. "The App is… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on March 31, 2010 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments

Reputation Systems and Civil Online Discourse

One of the most interesting discussions at today's NewsMorphosis event centered around the difficultly of keeping online discussions productive or, at the very least, civil. Sarah Lacy described her frustration with the abusive comments that often show up on tech blogs such as TechCrunch and, given the volume of responses, the difficultly in managing them. John Temple and David Shapiro expressed… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on March 18, 2010 at 5:00pm — 18 Comments

Global Data Inflation and Sexy Statisticians

During an insanely bumpy plane flight today I read an excellent article in the Economist on data inflation and its implications. Apparently, the amount of data generated globally is, "...growing at a terrific rate (a compound annual 60%.)" IDC completed a study last year that estimated the world generated 1.2 zettabytes of data in 2008. A zettabyte is a trillion gigabytes.

Some interesting data…


Added by Daniel Leuck on March 5, 2010 at 7:30pm — 18 Comments


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