http://joehewitt.com/2011/10/06/apps-and-web-urls-perfect-together (though provoking – i.e. Why don’t they?)
http://joehewitt.com/2011/10/03/dropbox-is-my-publish-button (I find this interesting. My feeling is that this type of setup will become more popular and easier to do. I’d welcome a change like this.)
Josh Kaufman has 10 big ideas from Jonathan Field’s “Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance.”
Link: Uncertainty – Jonathan Fields.
Over at Chandoo.org’s “Become AWESOME in Excel” blog, a great post on making the printing of reports from large Excel spreadsheets much easier: Printing multiple pages with different layouts using Excel.
This app has some nice features: Orchestra is the To-Do app that connects you with everyone – The Next Web.
New web app from Fog Creek: Trello. Lists done like I’ve not seen before.
Pay attention, if you’re not thinking mobile, you’ll get left behind:
Mobile data traffic is now outpacing fixed broadband traffic. Last year, it grew 4.2 times as fast. via Mobile Only.
Neat infographic that takes a look at the current state of the iPhone 4 and its predecessors, how many apps users have installed, and more… go see it here: iPhone 5 Infographic: Will You Upgrade?.
Dave Winer writes:
The premise: The web is where the PC industry was before the Mac. No standard UIs. Big opportunity.
Listened to Dave this morning on the ride to work. He’s mentioned Bootstrap from Twitter before, but in his podcast here he explains the why it is such a good thing. The great thing here is that his podcast is one that will help for non-developers understand why it’s important.
I wonder if people on the #SageACT dev team, or any of the add-on developers have looked at this for use in the Sage ACT! Premium for Web product? I’d be interested if they are leveraging others work in this area or if they’ve re-invented the wheel, you’ll need to listen to the podcast to get what I’m asking.
If you develop web apps, I recommend you go listen to it, because it’s only 17 minutes long it ain’t gonna bust up your day to hear a little history and see how it might improve the future.
Link to Dave Winer’s short post and podcast, go listen: Scripting News: DaveCast #16: Mac of the web.
Gareth Macleod has a short, yet insightful article titled The Disconnected Niche. I think he’s spot on with his thoughts re identity, anonymity and the niche opportunity it presents.