Best Of: A Series

Some of my favourite articles from over the years.


The Persistent Gravity of Cross Platform

Coordinating a large product org is hard. • September 2021 • 8 min read

Books Are a Seed You Can Plant

Why every diet could use the occasional book. • April 2021 • 4 min read

Two Birds, One Scone

On retiring words from our vocabulary. • December 2020 • 9 min read

Don't Drink the Cream

Social etiquette proves hard to navigate. • February 2020 • 3 min read

The Coming Supremacy of AR

How augmented reality is far more than a phone on your face. • November 2019 • 8 min read

Navigation Should Be Boring

Apps should be interesting, but not like that. • January 2019 • 4 min read

The Great Bug Hunt

A crashing Xbox proves hard to debug. • May 2018 • 5 min read

Bright Side of the Moon

We see an eclipse. • August 2017 • 5 min read

The Principle of Least Surprise

An iceberg looms, and we take evasive action. • March 2017 • 5 min read

The Disclosure Indicator

Idea Guy wants an NDA signed. • October 2016 • 6 min read

The Worst App

Stephanie isn't the only one upset about an app. • November 2015 • 9 min read

A JS Framework on Every Table

There are too many JavaScript frameworks. • February 2015 • 9 min read

Feeding the Baby

Running a startup turns out to be weird. • May 2014 • 3 min read

Unprofessionalism

Being real brings the haters. • December 2013 • 5 min read

Providing joy at 60 fps

We make an app feel fast. • July 2011 • 5 min read

The California Guys

I run a project. Poorly. • March 2009 • 6 min read

Worst ISP acquisition ever

The death of dialup turns weird. • August 2007 • 5 min read

FantasyTech 3: GOTO FUN

A kid tries to make an RPG in BASIC. • November 2006 • 3 min read

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