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

Truth is only one dimension of entertainment

With my attention fixed on Twitter during the Boston Manhunt, even with CNN blaring on the television, I wondered, "At what point will it stop feeling natural to turn to broadcast media during major news events?"

April 19, 2013

An Ode to Tinder

A Winklevossian tale of an invention whose time has come, and nearly left me behind.

April 15, 2013

The Armchair Neuroscientist

It's natural to view news items and blog posts about the brain as authoritative. We need to talk about what we're talking about when we talk about "the brain".

April 5, 2013