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Hyper Local, Apple Pie, No Insurance

February 10, 2010 at 3:15pm • 1 hour 25 minutes • Wiki Entry

My guests are "Greg Storey":http://airbagindustries.com of "Happy Cog West":http://www.happycog.com/, "Garrett Dimon":http://garrettdimon.com of "Sifter":http://sifterapp.com, and "Jina Bolton":http://sushiandrobots.com of "Crush+Lovely":http://crushlovely.com. We talk about finding a job that supports creativity, and the challenges involved in launching, establishing, and maintaing a solo business.

We also talk about the future of web design, the growth of the mobile web, and the challenges these things bring to the world of design and development. We also talk a bit about mobile platforms like the iPad, iPhone, and Palm Pre.

Show links:

  • "New York Times Sees Rebound In Internet Advertising In Fourth Quarter":http://techcrunch.com/2010/02/10/new-york-times-rebound-internet-advertising-fourth-quarter/
  • "iPhone Isn't The New IE 6":http://rentzsch.tumblr.com/post/378102588/iphone-isnt-the-new-ie6

And don't forget, there's a special deal for listeners: through the month of February 2010, visit "Backblaze":http://www.backblaze.com/5by5 and use the coupon-code Feb5by5 to get 10% off your purchase.

Special guests Greg Storey & Garrett Dimon.