Apple Watch

I generally agree with this well-written review of Apple Watch on Engadget. It is a beautiful, outstandingly-engineered piece of hardware — as well designed as anything that Apple has done in the past. And much of the software is very nice as well. Minimalist, as one would expect with such a small screen, but nearly…

Forecast.io: some of the secret sauce revealed

Today I dug around the source code of forecast.io a bit, and learned about some easy wins that contribute to the native-like web app experience on my iPhone. Check out the code and see whether you want to use in your mobile web apps! Note that I’ve only verified these behaviors on iOS. And as…

Forecast.io

Ever since it launched a few weeks ago, I’ve developed a mild obsession with Forecast.io. Quite simply, it is the most impressive standards-based web app I’ve ever seen. Whether you judge it on its design, data, or performance, it does everything exceedingly well. The only deal is, there are some intriguing mysteries about how all…

2012: a great year

2012 was a really great year, and I thank everyone who played roles in making it so fantastic. I’m particularly indebted to my coworkers at Capella. I made a major transition from design and design management to product management when I accepted a job here in 2011, and it’s been a wonderful career change. I…