Tag Archives: mobile

On chat as interface

Musings on the (for now) strange world of chat, where the interfaces are untestable, every use leaves a logfile, each interaction is a survey, and we talk with our cars and bank accounts.

Facebook’s rocks and hard places

Facebook can’t charge for access the way LinkedIn does, and can’t inject ads as Twitter does—for now. The company is stuck between a rock and a hard place, but it has the money, and the world’s attention, to find its way out.