Open sometimes wins

On whether "open" ever really meant much in mobile, and what Android's openness has actually won

September 19, 2014

The Unbundling of The New York Times

An infographic on the new media replacements for The New York Times, section-by-section

May 28, 2014

Prediction: Nav bars will go away

Not only are nav bars becoming increasingly bland, but they're already an ergonomic problem that will be exacerbated with a larger iPhone

May 21, 2014

Baggage Networks

What if timelines and identity in social networks become the exception, and ephemera and anonymity become the norm?

May 8, 2014

A Close Look at Language Choices in GitHub's Statement

On errant frisbees, corporate communication, and mistakes being made

April 22, 2014

Double U, Double U, Double U: The Scourge of the URL

With much ado about the "decline of the mobile web", we've glossed over the most important difference betweens websites and apps: What an awful experience i...

April 10, 2014

Exactly why is it better when there's "an app for that"?

Having "an app for that" often feels more convenient, but is it?

April 7, 2014

The Charm of "Bad" Design

Pretty pixels used to be a signal of an app's quality. Not only is that no longer the case, but there might even be merit to being ugly by design.

March 18, 2014

Games are Movies, Apps are TV Shows

The life and death of games and apps greatly resembles the life and death of movies and TV shows, respectively. And at the end of the day, they're all just c...

March 10, 2014