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Instead of following the suggestion in my sketch, please click “Yes” whenever you see this dialog and give the app a negative App Store rating stating the same reasons. Thanks!

Getting thrown out at the wrong station

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You know that system where children are forced to exit at a different subway station than adults? You don’t? Well, let me explain it to you. More and more cities are testing a subway system where adults can normally exit on every station, but children are required to use a different door that only opens at a dedicated […]

Open source project ideas

Attention:  Unicorns are as real as advice in this article. As much as I hate to add an obvious disclaimer, I would hate it even more if actual juinors followed this! Now go and enjoy me breaking out of my usual serious role and have a little fun :) So you’re a junior web developer […]

Winning for users, not developers

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I’ve seen people almost burst into tears when confronted with the fact that their favorite technology is loosing market share, for no particular reason. This is nuts. The “native vs. web” battle on mobile is turning into a battle about technology alone. Why do you want the mobile web to win? If your answer is […]

Is Android good yet?

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Edit (Feb 26th 2013): Vilmos Ioo highlighted on a Twitter comment that defaults are a bad thing. I agree. This is why I reworded some of the language about Chrome below. My intent is to get everbody off the Android stock browser, not everybody exclusively onto Chrome. Nope. That is, at the very least, what […]

What’s left in making movie projections a lifelike illusion?

3D movies are gaining in popularity but when they first arrived, many critics deemed the technology as a short-lived boom, as it had too many issues. Movie goers complained about headaches, blurry and dark pictures. In 2012, a lot of the first step mistakes have been addressed. The Hobbit was – in selected cinemas, at […]

Loosen up, websites!

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What do Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and CNN have in common? They’re filling my screen with white, blank voidness. We, who build the web, have failed at creating interior design (read: web design) that match the exterior design and architecture of our properties (read: screens in various sizes). In 2012, we might be on the right […]

Real-world APIs

My friend Nicolas is defending localStorage in his blog, and I want to show my full support. In particular, this following sentence caught my eye and should make you curious: [It] absolutely stinks of browser developers creating an API that’s easy to implement rather than creating an API that’s easy to consume. This is the […]