KPCB 2013 Internet Trends -
Always worth looking at these slides.
What Programmers Want -
Lots of good points in this post that apply more broadly than just engineers.
Generally speaking, the larger the distance between the design and engineering teams, the worse the Gap tends to be. — Mind the Gap
The three types of specialist -
Cue The Beatles.
McDonald’s Theory -
“No. Shut up. Stop sabotaging yourself.”
Be suspicious of lists, advice, and lists of advice. — Frank Chimero × What Advice Would You Give a Graphic Design Student?
Quotes and Accents -
If you use a Mac, learn and use these keyboard shortcuts. It’s for the good of humanity.
Dropbox - iOS app automatically pauses Camera Upload when the battery is running low.
After acquiring users, the real battle to keep and ultimately monetize consumers begins. In the brave new world of “mobile first,” engagement is the new battleground. — App Engagement: The Matrix Reloaded
Principles of User Interface Design
Yours vs. Mine, a UI Conundrum -
Dustin Curtis, adding his voice to a dilemma that I’ve had to wrestle with almost since day one of my career:
A question that inevitably comes up very early in the process of designing a new app is this: should the interface refer to the user as “your” or “my” when talking about the user’s…
Git: subtrees versus submodules -
I recently learned about a newish feature of git called subtrees. They’re conceptually similar to submodules, with a few differences. I wrote up a quick gist about why I think subtrees are a better way to include subprojects than submodules.