Category Archives: Ideas

Stuff that’d be lost otherwise.

Wisdom from the CEO of Sketchers

Persistence means to never stop trying. You cannot stop. Make a mistake, do something. Some people plan it out, decide they can’t get past a certain roadblock, and they stop and drop.

You must always remember that necessity is the mother of invention, and that when people have to come up with an idea, they will. Preparation means opportunity. When in doubt, just do it. Don’t be afraid of failure. Continue reading

Facebook on the iPhone

I hand my iPhone to a friend and invite her to try the web browser, Safari. What’s the first site she visits?

Facebook, of course.

When I was at the movie theatre, and I wanted to tell people where I was, what was my only choice?

Facebook, of course.

Unfortunately, the Facebook interface is not iPhone Safari compatible. I couldn’t set my status, either from the Home page or my Profile.

Luckily, I was able to set my status by using Facebook mobile and sending an SMS message to Facebook’s phone number. But this is a hack at best, when really I should be getting a much richer experience on the iPhone. Additionally, I only get 200 SMS messages a month, so I need to be careful how much I use it.

So it was good news when I saw that Facebook was finally going to be optimized for the iPhone:
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