I wasn't really sure that my implementation of it would be what really took off, but fortunately I was able to get a prototype done.
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Well, user feedback was excellent. Even when the software didn't work at all, there were few people who were avid users, and there were people who were just sending excellent feedback and excellent ideas.
I think in terms of the work we're doing now a lot of the UI cleanup... I see it getting much prettier.
He said this has the potential to be the first broadband killer application, and it has sort of become the truth because obviously it's so bandwidth intensive. I mean, it has been an issue.
I think then, when we started receiving the first of the user feedback, feedback from people that I had not specifically told about it, but had spread from friend to friend and then they were giving us feedback.
It's been all over the press, and schools are deciding to shut it down. We released a public announcement saying that we had some potential solutions that we were working with, and once we had something concrete we would start implementing it and approach schools.
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It would make life much easier if I could have total faith and not question everything all the time, but I can't do it and I won't do it.
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