Android is dead. Long live Android.

So you’ve heard : Andy Rubin stepped down from being SVP of Android at Google – and Sundar Pichai (SVP of Chrome/Apps) is taking over the reigns. Starting March13th 2013.

Andy will take a position within the GoogleX project (read below).

The big question is,

Why Andy Rubin stepped down ?

Since Andy Rubin founded Android Inc. in 2003, he has been the Android father figure. Even after the big Google acquisition in 2005, he was deeply involved in Android matters; from thinking the product through to making critical decisions and handpicking Android speakers and developer relations team.

I mean, it’s clear that he has been very passionate about his product/baby.

And if you’re a startupper/product guy, you know how hard it is to abandon ship. This could be due to three reasons : Continue reading “Android is dead. Long live Android.” »

jQuery Mobile 1.3.0 SASS / Compass [GitHub]

In the process of releasing an MVP for Zaigood, and applying some Six Sigma principles on my software engineering process (I will write about this later), I released a SASS / Compass version of the jQuery Mobile project.

You can find it on GitHub. Contributions/bug reports are highly welcome, as always.