The Startup School 2013 Notes are here: https://bitly.com/susnotes
Below, I reveal the story behind the Notes and the results of my experiment.
Here’s a list of free file hosting services that I put together today. Do you still find free file hosting services to be useful? I find that people typically email files to themselves. There’s a 20 MB limit on file attachments in Gmail, whereas most file hosting services offer 50 MB free – and some as much as 100 MB.
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
Here’s an idea I have for a site, but I just don’t have the time and passion necessary to build it.
It’s for my domain Brainlogger.com and could be called something to the effect of “Brainlogger.” Here’s what it does…
“I think there are very few people who have the capacity to see the future. So it can be difficult when you are talking about something where nothing about it exists yet.” James Currier, Founder, Tickle.
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: