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How Long Will we Keep Typing?

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I’ve been playing through an old PC game – The Typing of the Dead: Overkill. It takes one of the campiest light-gun shooters (featuring zombies), and replaces shooting with the Wii-mote with typing out phrases …

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Can Free Mobile Content Survive?

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Facebook Instant Articles. Apple News powered by iAds. These are the ways that tech companies are telling us that the web is not good enough for text and images anymore, and that full native is …

The Complexity of Mobile Software

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Like most folks who work in technology, I get roped into helping non-technical friends and family out with their software woes. Though once in a while this would be a legitimately technical task (e.g., trying …