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  • Where The Web Fonts Go

    Where The Web Fonts Go

    Some simple best practices for self-hosting web fonts in the cloud

  • Parcel Post

    Recapturing the magic of early web development with modern tools

  • Apple Watch Strikes Back

    Apple Watch Strikes Back

    Thoughts on 2015’s most iconic product design, plus more on the Sept 2020 Apple Event

  • On “authority”

    On “authority”

    Some thoughts about a long-standing cliche about product leadership.

  • People over work product

    It may seem like the work is more important than people, but it’s just a side effect of bringing together a team.

  • Hello world.

    Last August I spoke at the excellent Web Directions Product conference in Melbourne, and found myself wishing I still had a blog up and running to develop and share some of the ideas from my talk, and other ideas about product, and just stuff I like, like I used to do back in the day. […]

  • Something New

    Something New

    22 February 2011 was my first day on the Typekit team. 23 February 2018 will be my last one. After seven years, I’m moving on from Adobe to do something new.

  • Google Photos’ unguessable URLs

    The Verge’s Russell Brandom on what, at first blush, looked like a security hole in Google Photos: when you right-click an image, you get URLs that appear to be fully public and accessible by anyone. It’s not as big a deal as it seems: The short answer is that the URL is working as a […]

  • Ben Thompson on Apple’s Privacy Stance

    Ben Thompson makes a good point in today’s Stratechery Daily Update (paywalled) about Tim Cook’s privacy stance, and his comments about Google’s business model that I previously and half-jokingly described as “throwing shade”. Thompson writes: First, it’s simply not true to say that Google or Facebook are selling off your data: what they are doing is promising […]

  • Elliot Jay Stocks’ 1 month with the Apple Watch

    Elliot begins thus: Yesterday afternoon, I realised that I wasn’t wearing my Apple Watch. In fact, it occurred to me that I hadn’t been wearing it for the entire day. It was back in my bedroom, still attached to its charger and very much not on my wrist. This is not an isolated event. This […]