Marco Arment

Marco Arment (born June 11, 1982) is an American iOS and web developer, as well as a technology writer and magazine editor, living in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. He is known for co-founding Tumblr and creating Instapaper.
Posts about Marco Arment
  • Pinterest Acquires Instapaper; App to Continue On

    … product will be shuttered Nov. 1. The company said in its blog post: Today, we’re excited to announce that Instapaper is joining Pinterest. In the three years since Betaworks acquired Instapaper from Marco Arment, we’ve completely rewritten our back end, overhauled our mobile and web clients, improved parsing and search and introduced tons of great…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 5 readers -
  • Freedom, control and good ideas

    … the work that earns a commision for an iconic building makes you into a great architect. Michael Graves and Zaha Hadid didn't wait for someone to offer them a great project. They went and got it. [If this resonates with you, I might have precisely the right gig for the right programmer. You can read the details here. If you know someone, please share.] …

    Seth Godin/ Seth Godin's Blog- 6 readers -
  • Publishers want out of Apple’s Newsstand jail

    …. While the publication has been profitable since its start, owner Glenn Fleishman said that The Magazine was actively losing subscribers, and Apple’s Newsstand, its sole distribution mechanism, was in part to blame. Core to the problem is the way Newsstand alerts users when they have new magazines to read. In iOS 6, Newsstand’s home screen icon…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digiday- 3 readers -
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