Category Archives: Development

One of those Gmail features that sound great on paper

If you get a confirmation email for an event, a restaurant or hotel, Google will likely add this to your Calendar automatically. This sounds great on paper and once I found out, I disabled the feature for my account. Which … Continue reading

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Subscriptions must be the future

This is one of those predictions I make that I absolutely believe in but also kind of doubt, because they fit so well with how I consume media. Matthew Inman, the artist behind “The Oatmeal“, “Exploding Kittens“, and much more, … Continue reading

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uBlock Origin

The funny thing about subscribing to a lot of feeds on twitter is that uBlock Origin then has something to do. This is the icon after a couple of hours, telling me that the browser plugin has blocked more than … Continue reading

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Aesthetics vs. usability

I am not the only one who thinks the Google app icons are confusing: Not even aesthetics, but mere uniformity. Managers drive changes like this, not artists. — Paul Graham Violates the 1st principle of effortless seeing (thanks to cog … Continue reading

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How tri-colour EPDs works

I think this is a very clever solution to making tri-colour e-paper displays (EPDs): (Youtube) I am pretty sure the additional value of a fourth colour is very low. But I am wondering if a similar trick wouldn’t be possible … Continue reading

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My rainbow and blue phone

Recently my phone turned a combination of rainbows and blue: The apps I’ve installed started to change their logo, something that is always a challenge to users. Every Google app turned to a rainbow. My productivity apps turned blue. So … Continue reading

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That’s just guessing

I cross-post from this blog to Twitter and sometimes LinkedIn, and on Twitter I follow a some interesting people. That means that Twitter by now have built a substantial dataset of what I am interested in and what kind of … Continue reading

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Det var en mulighed mere end jeg skal bruge

Jeg ved godt hvorfor sådan en besked kommer men alligevel: (ja, pakkenummeret er ændret af mig) Så, her er en besked om at jeg har fået en pakke leveret. Og, jeg får en mulighed for at følge pakken !?! Det … Continue reading

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Do you want more pirating? That’s how you get more pirating

A very long time ago I wrote about how I think media companies can limit the extent of piracy: Offer the product at least as soon as the pirates offer it Offer the product in at least the same quality … Continue reading

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“Apple more or less invented podcasting”

Next, some lazy journalist is going to claim Google invented blogging. It’s impressive lazy and/or dishonest to make a claim like that. No, Apple didn’t invent podcasting and most podcasts aren’t even using Apple’s infrastructure. It was probably people like … Continue reading

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