Cool little article on the behind-the-scenes aspects of how the interfaces for Star Trek were conceived, and how they resemble the iPad of today.
Good morning my nerdy bretheren, I’ve spent most of my morning researching an API to handle sales tax calculation within California. There are a handful of good options for that. I’m more impressed with the number of different API’s that have come onto the scene in a big way over the last couple of years. [...]
I was having an interesting conversation with my girlfriend last night. She’s notoriously anti-technology and I was curious why she felt this way. She kept going back to “I don’t like it when things tell me what to do.” It’s a powerful concept. When software, websites and user interfaces are difficult to use your users [...]