The birth of BlinkStory

birth_blinkStoryimgAs some of you know, I’ve started doing iPhone development recently. Between me and the Mikes (Old and New) we’ve thrown around a couple of hundred possible applications. We’re currently developing one called CashCurrent (in conjunction with another company, GraySail), but while I had some downtime on that project we decided to launch another one.

Yesterday at lunch, New Mike and I were watching O.J. get sentenced and it occurred to us that it would be great if there were a news site that turned everyone with an iPhone into a reporter. We would be seeing news as it actually happened, with millions of eyes out there to catch it on camera. After spending three or four hours going through various names, BlinkStory