this is hilarious but also really awesome ux
All hail JJ, the Cocomelon baby 🙌
So when I wanted to post stuff from my phone I would need to send a MMS to a number that would forward it to an email address.
Howard Forums were the place to be for nerdy cell phone stuff at the time web.archive.org/web/200710130055…
This is probably the longest mobile post I ever poked into a tiny keyboard but my setup worked great russellheimlich.com/blog/google-…
Then I ran a WordPress plugin on my site called Postie that continuously would log in to the email inbox, parse new messages, download images, and then post them to my blog.
I even wrote up instructions on how I set it up russellheimlich.com/blog/how-to-…
Moblogging (or mobile blogging aka blogging from your phone) was all the rage in 2006. It was actually pretty complicated.
My phone, a T-Mobile Dash, didn’t have a pricey data connection at the time.
Gather around kids…
Let me tell you about what life was like when publishing pictures on the Internet wasn’t that easy.
DECODED. THE. HTML. SOURCE. CODE. twitter.com/govparsonmo/status/1…
pretty sure the 𝘤𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘭 𝘱𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘵 𝘫𝘰𝘣 button and the 𝘤𝘭𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘰𝘳 𝘥𝘰𝘰𝘳 button were designed by the same person
Web dev is hilarious. Oh look static web is ugly. Oh look all this reactive stuff is the amaze. Oh look it’s too slow. Oh look we can pre-render it on the server. Oh look our static site is fast … 🤔
I love that there was a period of time when it was like ‘grrr someone should fix these robocalls’ and then they never really did and now we just don’t answer phones anymore
“IoT Hacking and Rickrolling My High School District”
Sounds like someone never dealt with layers in the Geocities visual editor and it shows twitter.com/timClicks/status/144…
It wasn’t until I started doing user research that I realized just how many people can’t internet good.
Designers, people are badder at internetting than you think.
this guy is on every startup website 🙃