Core Intuition

A podcast about indie software development for the Mac, iOS and other Apple technologies.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 45m. Bisher sind 417 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

Episode 415: The Positive Side Of This

Daniel and Manton check in about the state of the Covid-19 crisis, celebrate Powell's bookstore rehiring many employees, and take stock of the massive changes going on all over the world. Daniel talks about his efforts to add support for the Ghost publishing system to MarsEdit. They react to Apple's acquisition of Dark Sky, and wonder about the prospects of a future "WeatherKit" framework.



Episode 414: Everybody’s Looking For Answers

Manton and Daniel react to Apple’s huge donation of face masks in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. They assess the value of leadership in a crisis, and how various people elected and otherwise can rise to fill a void. They talk about Apple’s latest iOS and Mac updates, including the debut of Universal Mac/iOS purchases, and the challenges this poses to Mac developers...



Episode 413: You Still Need People

Daniel and Manton react to Apple's announcement that WWDC 2020 will be online-only, and what it portends for the future of the conference. They discuss the difficulty of staying enthusiastic about work and the podcast when so many more significant things are going on in the world. They acknowledge the virtue of the podcast as a familiar “friend” for listeners, providing some sense of normalcy while stuck at home...



Episode 412: Things Are Changing Quickly

Manton and Daniel take stock of Covid-19's increasing impact. They follow up on the JocoCruise, including news that John Hodgman was not allowed to sail because of past travel to Italy. They react to suspensions of sporting leagues, and the disease-mitigating actions many businesses are taking. Finally, they consider the viability of working remotely for Apple teams including app review and hardware engineering.



Episode 411: There Are People Who Are On It

Daniel and Manton take stock of the week's coronavirus-related cancellations, and the events that are going on as planned despite concerns. They talk abut the challenge for event planners in balancing the risk of people getting hurt vs. the potential to lose a lot of money or possibly go out of business. Finally, they follow up on Manton's plans to strip metadata from images, and the ways in which urgent issues sometimes displace other goals for a given week.


 2020-03-07  51m

Episode 410: I Have Everything Booked

Manton and Daniel talk about the looming COVID-19 public health threat,and its potential impact on tech conferences including WWDC 2020. They examine some possible outcomes,and imagine the challenge companies such as Apple have in weighing the health and PR risks of putting on a conference in the coming months.


 2020-02-28  36m

Episode 409: We Know Rome Too Well

Daniel and Manton talk about Daniel's recent blog post on the Red Sweater Blog as an example of getting back into the marketing groove. Manton compares it to his strategy for getting a weekly newsletter out every Monday. They touch on the advantages a marketing person sometimes has in being somewhat removed from the details of app developmnet. Finally, they talk the privacy implications of Daniel's blog post and how it motivated Manton to do a major revision of the hosted images on


 2020-02-24  37m

Episode 408: Just Throw Money At It

Manton and Daniel talk about Daniel's revised plan for weekly "meetings with his manager." They touch on the challenge of striking a balance between following a strict work regimen vs. allowing oneself to "break the rules” when appropriate. Manton describes his experiment with running a Twitter ad and looks forward to Indie Web Camp in Austin.


 2020-02-13  33m

Episode 407: The Last Person To Buy AirPods

Daniel gets Manton's impressions after finally buying AirPods. They discuss the pluses and minuses compared to wired headphones. Daniel follows up on his problem being identified as a potential spammer by an email marketing company, and Manton talks about the growing problem of spam accounts on Finally, they talk about Manton's decision not to seek venture funding for, and revisit the notion of "a rising tide lifts all boats" with respect to's competiton.


 2020-02-09  43m

Episode 406: Where I Can Shove It

Manton and Daniel talk about Daniel's success in finally sending an email to customers, and the negative repercussions of sending too infrequently to be considered "permitted."


 2020-01-30  35m