Going Mobile!

On July 11, 2008 — 11 years ago this week — Apple released the iPhone 3G, the first mobile phone to provide high-speed internet access to the masses.

Today, over 2.5 billion people own a smartphone; about 25 of them, give or take a thousand or two, read this blog on occasion.  I have been told that some of you (namely, my daughter) might read it more often if this site were more mobile-friendly.

Readers, your long cyberspace nightmare is over.  As my spouse can attest, I have spent most of my spare moments the last few weeks replicating the look and feel of this site for phone/tablet users.  C’est arrive! as a French programmer might say.

Of course, a few compromises had to be made for the mobile version.  The sidebar items (including The Trend) moved to the bottom of the page.  The person-of-the-day photo did not survive the transition.  Some posts with text and images nicely-arranged for desktop may not flow so nicely on your phone.  But the content and navigation are there.

A fun way for you to explore the new mobile site is to enter a random search term (other than rutabaga or theosophy) and see what pops up.  Probably something interesting that you missed while waiting for this mobile moment.

As always, thanks for reading The 100 Billionth Person, now on the device of your choice.  Let me know what you think.

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3 Responses to Going Mobile!

  1. Judi says:

    Very nice. I like the garden shot. Where were you sitting?

    • Craig says:

      If you are referring to the photo on the Interact page, that is in the courtyard of La Lanterne B&B in Sarlat, France (2014). Thanks!

  2. Emily says:

    Very nice! I appreciate your taking the time! 👨‍💻🤳👍

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