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- 12 readers -
  • Freedom, control and good ideas

    …, leads to programmers losing even more freedom and even more control. It's entirely possible that an industrialized organization is going to change the world, but they're going to do it with you or without you. The alternative, as talented outliers like Marco Arment have shown us, is to take a good idea (like Tumblr or Overcast) and make…

    Seth Godin/ Seth Godin's Blog- 7 readers -
  • Publishers want out of Apple’s Newsstand jail

    … finally had a way to better stand out from other non-magazine apps. But three years later, publishers say that Newsstand is holding them back and, in some cases, actively hurting them. Last week, The Magazine, a small publication founded by Instapaper creator Marco Arment, announced that it was folding, just two years after it was first published…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digiday- 5 readers -
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