May 28, 2014

The problem is also the solution

Ben Thompson on the relationship between book publishers and Amazon: I’ve worked with publishers, and here’s the thing: Amazon is right. It’s not that publishers don’t add value,2

May 27, 2014

Mobile Disruption from the bottom up

Clayton Christensen spends much of his time discussing his disruption theory. The central tenant of this theory is that distruption starts from the low-end, low-cost, low-margin part of the market and works its

May 15, 2014

Design as work

John R. Moran on Rampant Innovation discussing design: The core object of the Lean philosophy is waste. Quality is fundamentally about variability. And design is about intent. Intent means purpose; something highly designed

May 3, 2014

Casting the mold

Despite being 37--almost 38--years of age, there is one thing that thus far in my life has not yet happened to me. While its something most everyone deals with at some point in

May 2, 2014

Building better forms

LukeW has been one of my favorite bloggers for years. Rich data, non-obvious ideas and excellent solutions, all in one place. His latest video, reprising some of the research he has presented at

May 2, 2014

An entrapment lawsuit waiting to happen...

From Ars Technica... According to information provided on their Blogger, Twitter, and Facebook accounts, the PGPD will be documenting the planned takedown with frequent updates during the arrests, tweeting photos and arrestee information.

May 2, 2014

My first "startup"

Fifteen years ago, my first job out of college was in tech support for a large printer "manufacturer." That job taught me a lot, both good and bad, but the best

May 1, 2014

So long, farewell, good riddance

Today, a Canary build of Google Chrome removed something kind of important from the browser: the URL. Of course it still supports them, but the time where users actually see URLs is ending.

Apr 30, 2014

Mobile Payments and College Students

From Marketwired An April poll of 2,503 college students around the country revealed that 42 percent would "probably not" or "definitely not" make more mobile payments if they