Why Apple chose to make the iPhone 4′s screen 3.5-inches.
“Electronics should always be reviewed from the user experience point of view, not the technology point of view… yet no one does that.”
Why Apple hasn't implemented pull-to-refresh in any of its apps.
Pixel-fitting is still better than automatic antialiasing.
“Revenue per employee: Yahoo!: $426,000. Microsoft: $775,900. Google: $931,600. Facebook: $1,102,000. Apple: $2,262,000.”
“The Browser Wars are over. WebKit won. Firefox is a fatally wounded animal, shrieking loudly in denial as it slowly bleeds out.”
“Respect is hard to get, easy to lose, and impossible to regain.”
“In the presence of someone wearing Glass, you can never have privacy.”
“‘Surround yourself with people who are better than you’ is terrible advice to give to the people you surround yourself with.”
“As hard as I try, I can't bring myself to wear Google Glass in public. It just looks too ridiculous. Fun experiment. Status: failed.”
Facebook's battle between design and numbers.
“I hate the mentality that everything should be made into apps on a single device. No. Apps are fucking annoying and have cognitive overhead.”
“The overlap between people who are genuinely good at what they do and people who are good at public speaking is remarkably small.”
“Making something great takes 10x more time and effort than any sane person would consider reasonable.”
“The single most consistent thing I’ve noticed about successful people is this: they are eternally, often delusionally, optimistic.”
“No amount of software, no matter the combination of features, will ever handle project management properly. Project management is an unsolvable problem.”
“You can be friends with someone for decades, but you never really know a person until you’ve traveled with them.”