So, a press release came out this morning on a couple different sites (links below) featuring The Telegraph’s foray into tablet advertising. I developed the touch-enabled advertising framework used to build the Mission Impossible 4 ad and serve it on The Telegraph. (Note: I built it, but the concept was this guy’s.)
I didn’t make any extra money off the ad. I don’t own the framework. Basically, none of my normal reasons for excitement apply here, but it’s still cool because people are using it. For a product that’s not mine, I feel an unusual amount of accomplishment and validation. I bet it’s kinda like giving a baby up for adoption and meeting them again a few years later. They’re not technically your child, but you still brought them into the world and there’s a certain amount of love still lingering.
So, why should you build something?
It feels good
Like I was saying above, I’m feeling really good as I write this post. It feels good to be recognized, if only by a few close friends. You should build something because no one will ever recognize you for something you never did. It feels good to finish something, you know Read more