"You can make money in software in two ways: bundling and unbundling." ~ Jim Barksdale, Netscape, 1995 I found this quote on a recent a16z podcast with Benedict Evans and Steven Sinofsky where they discuss the recent trend of unbundling in...
I’m moving my blog to Postach.io - the Evernote powered blogging platform I cofounded with Gavin Vickery and the Input Logic crew. Stay tuned for old posts and portfolio work to be migrated over. Lots to do.
Some designers make me sick. Not sick like I'm disgusted with them, but this pit deep sickness in my stomach while marvelling at the beauty of what they've created. The fear that I will never be that good. Some work is just so beautiful. The way...
This is a quick response to Lazy Writing, a post yesterday by Sacha Greif (who I'm a big fan of). While I agree with the general sentiment and I love the writing tips he offers in his article, I feel obliged to offer a contrarian opinion. The...
I read this article just now, talking about how startups are running out of cash and failing all over the place. I found that the tone of the article almost blames the investors for not coughing up cash for a series B round.  Don't get me wrong,...
I never intended to become an advocate for Google Docs, and I'll probably write web apps to accommodate my needs some day, but lately I've found myself using Google Docs every day, without ever intending to depend on it. As a freelance web...
Originally, like my last post, I was going to write one article with a bunch of links to great UI design examples, but as I got into it the article became huge. In order to sate my appetite for inspiring UI designers, this will be the first post...
Most freelance web designers would agree; one of the greatest discomforts of freelancing is the lack of a regular paycheck. I was recently hired as a user interface designer for Wesabe, a site that helps people track their finances, and an...