not trying to be cute but i got coffee on my keybord, now lot o key don’t work. ouch.
trying to fix it probly don’t work too well.
Later… Okay the MacBook Pro has to go in to have its keyboard replaced. Even though I bought AppleCare coverage for the computer, I’ll have to pay for the repair, because I caused the problem. It’ll take between 5 and 10 days and cost between $300 and $600. In the meantime, my iPhone is configured to sync with the computer that’s got the broken keyboard. Does that mean I won’t be able to put any podcasts on the iPhone? How about backing up the data I enter into the phone? Or will it all be wiped out when I connect it to another computer?
Rex Hammock on serious applications of TwitterGrams.
Doc Searls: “Where are you going to go for live information when a life-threatening wildfire bears down on your town?”
Having an iPhone and the modest successes of the Times and BBC rivers has got me thinking about how to make the iPhone a truly great text reader. It’s within grasp I think, and I also think that Scripting News is going to transition to being a mobile entity more than a desktop or laptop one. Both from the writing and the reading side. All the more reason why I need the OPML Editor (an instance of the Frontier scripting environment) running in mobile form. I may end up buying an ultralite Windows notebook to sub for the machine I really want (an iPhone with the OPML Editor running on it) to carry with me. Nah probably not. Arrgh. I wish I could put Mac software on this thing. You know that would put Windows to rest for some people, permanently. That Apple thinks Safari is the dev platform for anyone shows a bit of Don Quixote still lives in the heart of Uncle Steve. Why not go the easy way?
The focus now is the story. I know how to do the index page, it’s a river. But what about the things the index page links to? What should they look like? That’s what I’m playing with right now.