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Nov 2, 2018
Kara Swisher: “I Thought the Web Would Stop Hate, Not Spread It”
Oct 31, 2018
Why doesn’t Bandcamp have playlists?
Speaking as a longtime fan and frequent consumer, Bandcamp’s utility would only be increased by the addition of some sort of playlist feature.
Oct 25, 2018
Internet Memories and
Battle of the Bands
For better or worse, the internet has become a big collective memory organ.
Oct 24, 2018
Trump’s Super-Duper, Ultra-Secure iPhone Practices
Oct 21, 2018
When Technology is a Blessing
Oct 17, 2018
Mat Honan: “Maybe Phones Have Gone Too Far”
Oct 16, 2018
The impending war with the robots won’t be won in burnt out streets and urban hellscapes à la Terminator, but rather, on the dancefloor.
Oct 9, 2018
Google+ is Shutting Down
Jul 20, 2018
James Gunn’s Offensive Tweets and Online Mob Justice
Are we really OK with operating under the assumption that people can’t change and mature over the years?
Jul 8, 2018
Your Public Library as a Streaming Service
If you haven’t been to your local library in awhile, then you might be in for a pleasant surprise.
Jun 10, 2018
Stop Relying on Internet Giants for Your Content
Sites like Facebook and Google exert massive control over what we read and see. Maybe it’s time to start bypassing them.
May 6, 2018
Apple’s iMac Turns 20
In a single stroke, Apple made computers fun, vibrant, hip, and personable again.
Apr 26, 2018
A Look at Gmail’s New Design
Google’s popular email service gets its first major redesign since 2011.
Dec 18, 2017
Should Netflix care how much you watched
A Christmas Prince
We need to get over any notion we might have that online services like Netflix are neutral platforms, or platforms that care about us.
Sep 5, 2017
Thanks to A-ha’s “Take On Me,” I Finally See Augmented Reality’s Potential
This is truly a brave new world in which we live.
Oct 22, 2016
A Critique of Verizon’s User Dashboard (or, That One Time When Verizon Almost Gave Me a Heart Attack)
User interface widgets should be clear, concise, and never demand more of the user’s time than absolutely necessary.
Aug 2, 2016
Google Play Music Has What I’ve Been Looking for Since Rdio Died
If you miss the way Rdio’s queue worked, Google Play Music has you covered.
Dec 1, 2015
Rest in Peace, Rdio
Maybe someday, something will come along that matches Rdio’s simplicity and elegance, but I’m not holding my breath.
Sep 30, 2015
Music Doesn’t Have to Sound Good to Be Good
The experience of listening to music is so much more than simply the music’s audio fidelity.
Feb 26, 2015
Building Better Blog Networks
Blog networks can be powerful tools, but they’re only as good as the support they offer their bloggers, and there’s plenty of room for improvement there.