MacVoices #20205: MacVoices Live! – Michael E. Cohen of TidBITS and Take Control (2)

The second part of our MacVoices Live! conversation with featured guest Michael E. Cohen and the panel of Mark FuccioDavid GinsburgFrank Petrie, and host Chuck Joiner wrapped up our discussion of the on-going App Store saga with some interesting parallels to other industries. Then, we turn to the history of eBooks, and Michael’s history with their predecessors such as HyperCard and CD-ROMs, how hardware changes have affected ebooks, and what some of the unappreciated details it takes to make them look “right”.

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Show Notes:


Michael E. Cohen  has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He’s the author or co-author of several books, including Take Control of Pages, and Take Control of PDFpen, and can be reached on Twitter as @lymond.

Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at, or as an marketing advisor through his consulting practice Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc. Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990’s selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through Twitter on LinkedIn.

David Ginsburg is the President of the Suburban Chicago Apple Users Group, and is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Find and follow him on Twitter as @daveg65. You can also hear him share his knowledge on his podcast, In Touch With iOS.

Frank Petrie is an author and contributor to ScreenCastsOnline Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and check out his web site,


Epic Games, Inc. v. Apple Inc. (4:20-cv-05640) District Court, N.D. California

Macbeth: An Expanded Book, demonstrated by Michael E. Cohen



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