The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @mjtsai ever

April 8th, 2016

@McCloudStrife Right, but it’s not that simple. Still determines what types of investments will be made. And some devs will walk or fail.

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@McCloudStrife Hardware sales matter a lot more to Apple than profit from the App Store.

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@McCloudStrife If all the apps are fungible, so is the platform. And shallow apps make the platform less useful, which means less valuable.

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@McCloudStrife (a) no point in suggesting something bad for devs. (b) Long-term I don’t think our interests are that different.

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@dafacto That’s one of the odd things about this situation: the competing products are multi-purpose, and I already own/use most of them.

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When I got the SSA e-mail on Wednesday, I was hoping someone would write about. @PBones doesn’t disappoint: onefoottsunami.com/2016/04/08/how…

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@danimal99 Any successful system has to set of the incentives favorably for making good apps.

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@danimal99 If it’s not weighed by usage (which would have problems) then what’s to stop an influx of useless apps that just want to cash in?

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@danimal99 Do you think Apple Music is a success for smaller musicians?

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@danimal99 Hard problem, and good to throw ideas out there. My reaction based on thinking through a few test cases and comparing with music.

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@danimal99 Hard to predict the consequences, but my gut feeling is that I don’t like that.

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