The Luxury of Simple

Posted in Thoughts

I’ve been spending the past fews days helping my parents unpack after their first move in over a dozen years. On top of the weekend I spent over Thanksgiving moving out of my old room …

Mobile First

Posted in Mobile, Thoughts

I was at the Event Apart conference today, sitting amongst design and front end web geeks trying to take in lessons from what passes as celebrity in our circles. A lot of it is highfalutin …

Good UI Begets Great UI

Posted in Apps, Front-End

With the recent updates to apps like Flipboard and Path[1] (not to mention the existing base of well-designed apps on iOS), it’s about time iOS developers are breaking away from the standard mobile app UI. …

From the Armchair

Posted in Thoughts

I came across this article yesterday, provocatively titled “If Everyone Else is Such an Idiot, How Come You’re Not Rich?”. She makes a few good points: armchair generals point out the obvious, company leaders have …

In Memory of Reasonably Priced Software

Posted in Apps, Thoughts

This post has been sitting in my Dropbox drafts folder for a few weeks now. I was thinking about how the current software boom is one of the few bright sectors in our current economy, …