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

    … Pinterest has clicked the save button on Instapaper, announcing its acquisition of the application, which will continue to operate as a separate app. Instapaper said in a blog post that its team will relocate from the New York offices of current owner Betaworks to Pinterest’s San Francisco headquarters, adding that its Instaparser developer…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 9 readers -
  • Freedom, control and good ideas

    … programmers can't imagine until after they're done.] While this is a post about people who work to become great programmers, I think it applies to most fields, including sales and design. Many programmers are drawn to famous, hip, growing tech companies. There are literally tens of thousands of programmers working at Apple, Google and Facebook, and each…

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

    …-life newsstand for browsers.” Issues with discoverability aren’t limited to just publishers, however. Apple’s App Store has long been criticized for being unfriendly to app developers looking to get attention for their unknown apps. Instead, the App Store creates a positive feedback loop, generating outsize interest in the most popular apps while…

    Ricardo Bilton/ Digiday- 4 readers -
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