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  • Real-time Attribution

    I was working on a blog post tonight and wanted to attribute a person as the source. Normally, I would just link their name to their site/blog if they had one, which…

  • iPhone 2.0.1

    The new update came out earlier today. I tweeted it, but I’ve been busy with work all day and night. I’m just getting to updating my phone now. If you’ve updated, have…

  • Free Trial for Paid iPhone Apps

    I twittered, “shouldn’t there be a free trial period for paid iphone apps?” Twitter stream response:

  • Purging Drafts Into Pico Posts

    Ever since I started using Twitter, Tumblr, and Stikkit, it seems I haven’t been able to finish a blog post. Instead, I’m just Twittering, collecting, reading, posting: generally zipping through the electronic…

  • Thoughtful Reduction and the Miniaturization of Expression

    As I was designing for a client web application today, I kept living through John Maeda’s first law of simplicity: thoughtful reduction. The goal was to design a new comments system for…

  • My OS Doesn’t Work Like My Mind

    I’m still thinking about simplicity/minimalism vs. experiential and emotional experiences. If memory is strongly attributed to adrenaline, then shouldn’t we design for optimal emotional attachment? Or, do we design so it’s “so…

  • Capturing the Flow of Design

    The best way to present or analyze a design would be to record the desktop of an entire design cycle so that people (users, clients, developers, customers, etc.) can see the entire…

  • Fast vs. Slow

    In our accelerated culture, I can think of a particular Devo song and have it downloaded from a music site within seconds. This instant gratification is in contrast to other desires: eg.…

  • Internal Elegance

    In mathematics, the highest measure of a mathematical forumal is to have internal elegance. I think the same is true for web apps and design.

  • The Shift

    Many of the trends we’ve been seeing in Web 2.0 aren’t limited to the internet, as much the Valley likes to think so :) Ideas that arise from subcultures do so for…