Coding to Last?

Posted in Engineering, Technology

I read this pretty interesting article on the engineering of pedals and hinges, the life expectancy of components and the rigorous testing for reliability in mechanical parts. Engineering is ultimately about tradeoffs, and this was …

Apple Maps and an Issue of Trust

Posted in Apps, Mobile, Places

Okay, it’s been about two months since iOS6 was released with the infamous downgrade from Google Apps to Apple’s own mapping app. Formal apologies and internet-wide bashing aside, I never understood the vitriol coming from …