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{ Monthly Archives } July 2008

iPhone Naysayers, One Year Later

Gruber point to an article that tracks down pundits who thought the iPhone would fail, and asks them what they think now. One guy was surprised by the success. Translation: everyone else wrote that the iPhone wasn’t worth it, but fully expected it to succeed. This says something about their Jeremiah-like journalism or their complete […]

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iTunes is a Network Application

Jeff Atwood thinks that iTunes is Anti-Web: Is it so unreasonable to expect links in your browser to resolve to, oh, I don’t know, web pages containing information about the thing you just clicked on? Is there anything more anti-web than demanding users install custom software to display information that could have just as easily […]

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Good Idea, Bad Idea

Good Idea Setting up a family tree on Geni. It’s like a little Facebook for your relatives. You click and add your siblings, your parents, their siblings, etc. Then you can post what’s new, share photos, plan events, and all that fun stuff. Bad Idea Doing this when you’re my coworker from Hungary, whose wife […]

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