Articles

Here’s a selection of my best articles, in featured order. To see the rest, visit my Articles page.

I edit some of these articles quite often; some are updated indefinitely. Check the “updated” timestamps.

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    A lengthy guide to making simple, inclusive sites focused on content before form. Emphasizes brutalist design and accessibility to include under-represented users.

    About 19 thousand words; a very long read

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    WhatsApp's rise and recent PR efforts highlight a class of business models that I call "user domestication".

    3192 words; a read

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