The State Of HTML5 Video →
You can think Apple’s success is triumph of taste & innovation, but...– Anil Dash
How China Ate Android →
After strong gains in Europe and China, the Chinese vendors are now going to attack the US smartphone market in 2012. Squeezed between Apple and Samsung at one end, the Chinese low-cost vendors at the other, mid-tier vendors may be about to demolished. LG, HTC, Motorola, Sony – their bad 4Q11 performances are just a prelude to a devastating 2012.
RIM CEOs step down →
Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis have each stepped down from their co-CEO positions amid growing turmoil in the company […] Lazaridis is now the vice chairman on the board and Balsillie also remains on the board, but “without any “operational role,” according to Bloomberg.
Cooper Journal: Oops! I ruined your life. :) →
Concerning the trend towards overly cute error messaging.
Where Did The Night Go - Steffan Knoesgaard
Let’s face it, CSS is the worst.– Ted (via soxiam)
Acko.net: Making Love to WebKit →
This is completely insane. Open in OS X Safari and scroll.
...Still Retain The Ability to Function
I am aware that my youth leaves me predisposed to think and act in foolish ways. What I too often forget is that although this self-awareness may make me a little wiser, it does not preclude me from thinking my stupid shit is consequential and profound. Here’s how I attempt to compensate: keeping myself in constant self-doubt over whether I am ever right. That means re-examining my...
…don’t try to control or make safe the fumbling, panicky, glorious adventure of...– Bill Coyne, retired VP of R&D at 3M
Why Aren't Computer Programming Languages Designed... →
Hyper Geography - Joe Hamilton
Mogees - Gesture recognition with contact-microphones (by bruno zamborlin)
Google Demotes Itself From Own Search Rankings...
Not a joke. Here’s the initial story from Search Engine Land, and a follow-up on how Google penalized itself. Given how much detail Google professes to put into its marketing, as I covered yesterday, it still remains amazing that the company found itself involved with this type of campaign. It also raises the serious question that if Google can’t keep track of its own rules, what hope is...
We support two platforms at Apple.. The first is HTML5, a fully-open,...– Steve Jobs in June 2010, as transcribed by gdgt. Given the poor reception to the Gmail iOS app, it’s now clear to everyone that HTML5 apps on Mobile Safari are not competitive with native iPhone apps when developers need to craft a quality experience. I don’t really understand what Apple...
Amazon's Human Problem
Amazon is traditionally criticized as a giant big-box retailer putting physical stores out of business and disrupting local communities. The tech press tends to give Amazon a lot of slack for two reasons: first, they disrupt legacy business models by offering better service than what many of these local businesses can afford. Secondly, the company has been incredibly tech-forward over the years....
2011 was probably the best year of my life so far. Finding love, independence and a job in my profession of choice over such a short timespan will make you think that. I don’t know if I have “writer’s block” so much as a reluctance to be honest. In no way do I need or want this space to transform into a LiveJournal, but I can’t seem to write about my current...