After too long an absence, Peter Cohen joined us for a recent MacVoices Live!, along with Jeff Gamet, Mark Fuccio, David Ginsburg, and Brittany Smith. Peter’s social media posts are always thought-provoking, even if you don’t agree with his position. He discusses the inspiration for his insights and provides some guidance on what not to do, then dissects the controversy stirred up (or not) by the Coalition for App Fairness. The panel looks at the group’s agenda and intent, and the implications for end users. (Part 1 of 2)
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Peter Cohen is a freelance tech journalist who has written for Macworld, iMore, Tom’s Guide and many other sites. You can find his dead Twitter account at @flargh and read more of his ruminations on tech and other stuff at his personal web site, peter-cohen.com.
Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at piqsure.com, 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.
Brittany Smith is a cognitive neuroscientist who provides a variety of consulting services through her business, Devise and Conquer that includes ADD/ADHD coaching, technology coaching, productivity consulting, and more. She is a self-designated “well-rounded geek”, and holds a M.S. degree in Cognitive Neuroscience. She can be found on Twitter as @addliberator. Check out her latest project, a YouTube channel of tech tips.
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