Brent Simmons hosts a panel with guests Ken Case and Liz Marley of Omni, Paul Kafasis of Rogue Amoeba, and Kristina Fox of Intuit to talk about the keynote, the State of the Union, and how the day’s announcements affect Mac and iOS developers. The panel will be recorded and will later appear as a special episode of The Omni Show podcast.
Brent Simmons has been writing apps for Apple computers for over 30 years, since his first Apple II Plus in 1980. His professional apprenticeship was at UserLand Software where he worked on Frontier and on Manila, an early blog platform. Later he created apps such as NetNewsWire, TapLynx, Glassboard, Vesper, and MarsEdit. Brent lives in Seattle with his wife Sheila and his cat Papa, who’s named for both Ernest Hemingway and the great designated hitter Edgar Martinez. By day he works at The Omni Group as a Marketing Human.