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 406 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

Episode 404: We’re Never Doing This Ever

Manton and Daniel talk about the FBI's renewed demand that Apple provide iPhone-cracking services. They discuss when it would be acceptable, if ever, for Apple to provide such assistance, and the slippery slope of saying yes even once. Daniel follows up on his growing sureness that he will drop support for Blogger from MarsEdit, and Manton talks a little more about his upcoming book on Microblogging.



Episode 403: I Can’t Do This

Daniel talks to Manton about his ongoing struggle to support Google's Blogger platform in MarsEdit, and his inclination to drop support for it. They talk about weighing the merits of supporting one platform or another, and the virtue in general of latching onto growing platforms instead dying platforms.



Episode 402: A Bespoke Failure

Manton catches Daniel up about his looming book deadline, taking stock of the effect of overworking oneself. Daniel talks about getting past his hangups that might be blocking business success. And in the spirit of the New Year, they revisit a list of Manton’s 2005-era ambitions, and Daniel's 1999 New Year's Resolutions.



Episode 401: It’s Not A Bad Computer

Daniel and Manton talk about the 2019 Mac Pro and the shocking price of high-end configurations. They debate whether the company who makes "the computer for the rest of us" should be selling $50K computers, or if it risks taking focus away on selling products for "everyday people." Finally, Manton takes stock of the challenge of meeting his Microblogging book deadline, and Daniel tries to convince himself to postpone the deadline.



Episode 400: With The Help Of Mark Zuckerberg

Manton and Daniel celebrate episode 400 by inviting Oisín Prendiville to join them for a conversation ranging from Oisín's podcasting app Castro and the virtues of selling it to Tiny, to the state of the podcasting industry, to a story of bicycle theft and recovery.


 2019-12-21  52m

Episode 399: It Could Be Brilliant

Daniel celebrates the successful launch of Black Ink 2.0, while Manton acknowledges the two year anniversary of's public debut. They talk more about the virtues of setting deadlines, and about setting goals and meeting them as a way of meriting your own work more. Next they consider the difficulty of putting on a confident marketing persona, and the pleasure of being able to honestly claim superiority in some market niche...


 2019-12-05  49m

Episode 398: Beat The Boss

Manton talks to Daniel about embracing the power of deadlines as he reviews his success in "meeting with his boss." They compare the strategy Daniel is using to more formalized methodologies such as Agile and their use of "sprints." Manton talks through his excitement and anxiety over meeting the January 2 deadline for his Microblogging book. Finally, they talk about various scenarios where "getting it good enough to ship" helps to both get the job done and edit a potentially oversized project.


 2019-11-28  42m

Episode 397: We Didn’t Make A Decision

Daniel and Manton talk about Manton's newly announced ship date for the Indie Microblogging book, on the anniversary of his original Kickstarter. Daniel looks at refining his plans for Black Ink 2's freemium pricing approach. Findally, they look forward to episode 400 and wonder if they should shake things up with the podcast for episodes 401 and beyond.


 2019-11-21  39m

Episode 396: It’s Better Than It Was

Manton and Daniel rejoice in Apple's announcement of an all new 16" MacBook Pro, and look forward to a bright future for Mac portables. Daniel catches Manton up on the latest meeting with "his boss", and the resulting deadline he has agreed to in order to get Black Ink 2 shipped. Finally, Manton shares that he has also given himself a deadline to ship the Microblogging book he started writing almost three years ago!


 2019-11-14  52m

Episode 395: No Strengths Whatsoever

Daniel and Manton try to take stock of long-term personal goals, thinking of how they align with and overlap with money-making goals. Manton reports back after watching Matt Mullenweg's "State of the Word" talk at WordCamp US. Manton reflects on the important of simplicity for in contrast to WordPress, while Daniel considers that MarsEdit also serves as a more complex interface to


 2019-11-09  52m