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App Dev…All That Glitters…

April 27, 2013

Interesting article in the Guardian by Aditya Chakrabortty on the pitfalls of trying to make a living from app development. Some of the stats are not encouraging: “Last year, one cotitlepiecensultancy estimated that seven apps took 10% of all revenue; the vast majority sunk without a trace. Averaging all of that out, Bergvall-K√•reborn and Howcroft estimate that developers earn 17.5 cents per download. Given the hours that go into producing just one piece of software, for most programmers that is well below the minimum wage.”

Make IT in Ireland

March 27, 2013

A Beautiful site,, promoting tech in Ireland, particularly like the tech map