This vision thing commissioned by Microsoft shows a future-friendly networked world where content flows like water from screen to screen.
Archive: October 27th, 2011
If you live in the States, please, please, for the love of the internet, write to your representative at fightforthefuture.org/pipa
A damning indictment on the lack of any upgrade path for most Android phones. It’s disgusting that most customers have contracts that are longer than the life cycle of their phone’s operating system (and crucially for me; their browser).
Josh nails it: publishers need to stop thinking in terms of issues:
Publishers and designers have to start thinking about content at a more atomic level, not in aggregated issues. That’s how we already understand news as consumers, and we have to start thinking that way as publishers, too. This is why Flipboard, Instapaper, and other aggregators are so interesting: they give you one container for the whole universe of content, unbound to any one publisher.
Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Windup Girl seems even more prescient now.