Let's evolve in both directions. Not just bigger, better, more expensive. How about smaller, cheaper, simpler. Not exactly Apple's motto, but I think it has a certain ring to it.
So yesterday's record release of iPhone 6 units into the world, also signals a new market for stolen iPhone 6s. And it doesn't have to be this way, but the manufacturers are making a killing selling handsets and selling them again to people who lose them to the black market.
The most important work I have is being a great parent. Everything else I do is in support of that goal. And if my writing is offensive to a potential employer, I hope they Google me before hiring me and upsetting a lot of my life with unnecessary drama.
Carry on. Follow your heart. You are young and you have years to figure this out. But keep your career in mind when choosing your paths over the next few years.
65 days left of my quitting Facebook for 99 days quest. Here are the top 10 things I miss in random order.
You've got to Circle people to get people to Circle you back. If you want to enter into conversations you've got to follow a few folks. (Hangouts on topics you care about are a great way to meet and Circle people.) And as you begin finding your tribe on G+ you can create your own Circle based on your topics. For example I have Circles on MUSIC, TECH, and PHILOSOPHY. Go find your tribe on G+ and then Circle, Hangout, and share with them.
If you agree, start asking these guys, "Why all the robo-tweets, Chris?" Or "Hey Guy, I used to like your content but now your team of tweeters is just sending out random crap hour after hour. Why are you doing that?"
We've got too much information streaming at us. Via phones, computers, TVs, billboards, radios, newspapers, Facebook, Twitter, email... On and on... Our problem is a filtering problem.
Know your audience. Get your mobile web in order. No matter how small your traffic is, if you are turning away your phone visitors, you could be killing valuable readers and potential buyers.
So, here we go. Let's just LET FACEBOOK DIE. Let's kill it. Let's pile on and join the 99 Days of Freedom. Join the other 30,000+ people who are leaving Facebook behind.