Meditations on The Human Web

13 minute read Published: 2024-05-19

A year on from writing "Truth in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction", much of what I had feared has come to pass. In fact, in many cases things are worse than I expected.


9 minute read Published: 2024-02-05

There's nothing a user interface designer loathes more than complexity. Every design—at least, every modern design—seeks to minimize clicks, icons, visual noise. What if instead of a button, we had a borderless icon? What if instead of navigation controls, we used gestures?

And what if—hear me out—instead of search results, we had language model-distilled text delivered to you, hot and fresh?