I have serious doubts that Apple will ever manage to get the iPad to adequately cover the remaining task sets that are still effectively mac-only like Xcode.
“Functionality is the chasm between graphic and interface design.”
A big, big chasm in my experience.
“3D Touch is far from ideal. It is horribly inconsistent and undiscoverable.”
3D Touch is just one example of the lack of discoverability (and learnability) that plagues touch interfaces.
This is a very dangerous blog post; full of interesting book recs
The ‘college dropout CEO’ turns out to be the exception, not the rule.
Cloud services are nearly universally a usability nightmare.
“Here’s an example from a few weeks back in Sweden: a government-run website made a sex education video. Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat blocked it.”
While I don’t share his loathing of all apps Electron he is right that the era of the native app as a design paradigm is over. And we honestly haven’t seen a paradigmatic great web app yet.
Sounds like I picked a good couple of weeks to be too busy to follow W3C discussions or emails.
“Test all your sites in Firefox.”
Firefox is my primary dev browser on all desktop OSes. Even on ChromeOS where I just use the desktop Linux Firefox.
“What is almost certainly happening with Tumblr’s image classifier is that they’ve deployed the bot entirely untrained, and are relying on user complaints to train it what NSFW content on tumblr looks like.”
This looks very very useful. Need to see if it works with my unit testing scripts.