atebits: An Amazing Ride →
Once upon a time I wanted a better Twitter app for my iPhone, so I wrote one. My goal was to make something simple, beautiful, and intuitive. It’s been a wild ride since 1.0, and over the last year and a half Tweetie has gone from a no-name app from a little known software company to an app hailed… Great news for atebits, but I’ll be sad if Tweetie for Mac dies.
Have you ever had that fantasy of taking everything out of your house and just...– Merlin Mann on web design (via marco) I get this feeling not just with web design or my house, but my computer. It’s great, no need to upgrade, but I do need to clean house and remove everything I’ve installed only putting it back when I use it.
Chatroulette without the computer
Do you want to know the successful alumni from your alamator who happens to be stuck in O’Hare with you? How about the young professor who just published a radical paper in your field who’s sitting at the bar across the street? A random person whose only connection to you is that they want to meet new people and are in the same “network”? I’ve written about location...
App is Crap (why Apple is bad for your health) →
While it is a little dated, the points are relevant today now that the iPad is out. Despite not getting any press, there is something to be said about the JooJoo ’s approach of web only. Of course that has it’s own (many) flaws, but the open platform does have its own value.