My app and I are hurting

On the long odds of success in the App Store, the overconfidence bias, and embracing the good in the bad

August 18, 2013

Why the F%#& should we care about Yahoo's "30 Days of Change"?

On corporate communication, logos as emblems, and showing how the sausage gets made

August 13, 2013

The End of App Store Milestones

Why the App Store reaching 1M apps should be the last app milestone that we celebrate. Soon the notion of "zombie" apps will seem as absurd as "zombie" songs.

July 12, 2013

Surf's up: The rhythmic weirdness of iOS 7

On lazy surfer music, the vibrant orchestration of Brian Wilson, and the new iOS

June 12, 2013

The Unbearable Depth of Facebook Home

Trials and travails on the frontier of digital narcisissm

June 2, 2013

They called my name

I left a comment on a blog of a guy I had never met. He took a chance and hired me.

May 27, 2013

You never forget how it feels

On the indelible impressions of the devices we hold closest

May 24, 2013

Flat design is great for mediocre designers like me

Lost amidst the hubbub around flat design is the fact that the flat trend makes it really easy for mediocre designers to do merely passable work.

May 12, 2013

Ceci n'est pas un comment ("This is not a comment")

A commentary on my blog on the state of comments, inspired by a series of comments on a website for people to comment on blog posts.

May 9, 2013