I hadn’t thought of this: Apple may have said they’ll let you give away apps for free on the iPhone Apps store, but why not charge a couple of bucks? Your apps will still be impulse-downloads, and you might make some serious cash.
My group at RhymesWithNose is hiring. I can honestly say that this is the most fun and challenging job I’ve ever had, so if you think you’re hot stuff, or have any questions, let me know. We’re working on some pretty damned cool stuff.
Fire Eagle has launched — a broker for your physical location, which other applications can use to improve user experiences. It’s really just APIs and geekery at the moment, but the applications that use and enable it will start appearing pretty quickly — I’ve already got a couple of ideas.
If you’ve ever paid for the popular placebo “Airborne” (or are willing to pretend to to get some free cash), you can claim your money back, since they now admit they falsely claimed they had ever run a clinical study, although this cannot and should not be taken as an admission that it is not effective in any way, shape or form. Lying, profiteering, anti-science fuckholes.
“What’s the picture that emerges from these four impressions?
Smart, normal, curious, not radical, and post-Boomer.
If you were asking me to write a capsule description of what I would look for in the next President of the United States, that would be it.”
Trent Reznor releases a new NIN album as online download with “premium” collectors offerings. Notable differences to the Radiohead “In Rainbows’ download include a) It’s CC BY-NC-SA licensed, so you can remix it however you like and b) The first part has been “officially” seeded to BitTorrent in a shareware stylee.
This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.