Only one thing determines the quality of software.
An odd little drama.
For all their claims of changing the world, it would seem designers have not only failed to address its more pressing problems, but exaggerated many of its existing ones.
If design is the application of ethics, then anyone designing digital products should see their role in a new light after reading this book.
In a society where truth and trust are a scarce resource, Google introduce an incredibly foolish product.
Observations made while watching the first five series of Cold Feet. When it was originally broadcast, mobile phones were just becoming mainstream, and the Internet was still a novelty. Simpler times.
My short break in California has so far included four hour-long trips on Caltrain as I hop between the cities of San Francisco and Palo Alto. These short periods disconnected from the web, have allowed me to catch up on my reading list.
With three years of iPhone ownership I’ve become accustomed to the design and behaviour of iOS, yet at the same time ignorant of other smartphone platforms. Thanks to Clearleft’s new mobile testing environment, I can now spend a week or so with different operating systems to get a feel for how they differ. First up; Windows Phone 7.
I’ve recently felt frustrated and annoyed as once again friends and colleagues open their wallets and buy the latest product unveiled by Steve Jobs.
A few months ago I wrote about not upgrading to the iPhone 4, regardless of the fact I’m eligible for a free upgrade. This turned out to be something of a radical position but I enjoyed the debate that followed.
Earlier this month I wrote about my love of organisation and systems. One such example is how I name the devices I attach to my Mac.
In what has become something of a rarity, I sat down in front of the television yesterday evening. Upon turning on the set-top box, I was greeted with an interesting message.