Join us for episode seven: native 3D graphics in your web browser, web hooks and APIs for SMS messaging, our heroes and villains, site of the episode, and the books we’re reading.
Taykt is a service that allows you to send SMS messages programatically. There’s an API and you can use web hooks to interact with your users over SMS. We talk about potential uses for the service and how in the future you might use it to make money.
Heroes and villains
Matt says Google Chrome Frame is heroic but Google Sidewiki is villainous. Meanwhile Brian is too pessimistic to come up with a hero but calls Apple as his villain. Listen to find out why.
Site of the episode
Next time you’re making up some slides for a presentation, pause before you use Powerpoint, Keynote, or Google Docs and try 280 Slides instead.
Books we’re reading
- The Image of the City, by Kevin Lynch
- Paradox of Choice, by Barry Schwartz
- Predictably Irrational, by Dan Ariely
- Imprimatur, by Monaldi and Sorti
- European Architecture 1750–1890, by Barry Bergdoll