Ted Hardy

Ted Hardy

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Aug 25, 2018

The Case for TwttrSDK

The Case for TwttrSDK

Twitter hasn't had the best of months years. The platform is full of bots, its full of trolls and its most dedicated users are angry over changes to its API that degrade the

Oct 13, 2017

Cutting the cord

Cutting the cord

I hate mowing the grass. Its not the exercise or movement; its just a time-sink that you have to do many times a year. If my neighborhood didn't have restrictions on the presence

Sep 18, 2017

Rethinking Airplane Mode

Rethinking Airplane Mode

One of the best parts about the forced confinement of a commercial airplane ride is that you have plenty of time to think about increasingly irrelevant things and wonder exactly why it is

Jul 10, 2017

People -> Ideas -> Software

People -> Ideas -> Software

They were scared. It wasn't that it showed in their eyes, they had become too good at hiding it for you to see it that easily, but the hesitation in their voice, the

Jun 14, 2016

Siri at the beach

Recently I posted an article speculating how a Siri API would function if it were to be announced at WWDC. Well, yesterday was keynote day and it was announced. This doesn't mean I

Jun 7, 2016

WWSD - What Would Siri (API) Do?

WWSD - What Would Siri (API) Do?

As we approach WWDC 2016, a lot of posts have been floating around that imply Siri will have an official API in just a few short days. Given it will be almost half

Aug 18, 2014

The Real Meaning of "Minimum"

Mark Kawano writing for Inc: If a product in development isn't ready to be released, the deadline is pushed back. If an idea isn't perfect, or isn't considered truly magical and delightful internally,

Jul 23, 2014

Ducking Autocorrect

Gideon Lewis-Kraus writing at Wired on the History of Autocorrect: Given how successful autocorrect is, how indispensable it has become, why do we stay so fixated on the errors? It's not just because

Jul 15, 2014

Apple + IBM = I never saw this one coming

From Apple's PR page: Apple® and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced an exclusive partnership that teams the market-leading strengths of each company to transform enterprise mobility through a new class of business apps—