An excellent article that examines the supposed benefits of publishing through someone else’s app store instead of the web.
Link archive: September 25th, 2011
Performance matters. Here, the Washington Post compares its own weak performance (hampered by ads and tracking shite) to the optimised experience of porn sites.
A truly excellent article outlining the difference between share-cropping and self-hosting. It may seem that the convenience of using a third-party service outweighs the hassle of owning your own URLs but this puts everything into perspective.
Asking what the difference is between science fiction and design fiction. The answer may be …usefulness.
Good writing advice from Cennydd.
What if Mario had a portal gun?
A great piece by James on the architecture, aesthetics and perception of datacenters.