Welcome to Verge 2.0

Welcome to Verge 2.0
The Verge removes their API and shuts down their Apps. With good reason:

Apps are great, but The Verge is a website, and we want people to have the best experience with our content where it is created and designed to be viewed. Which is on the web. Because we’re a website.

The Verge removes their API and shuts down their Apps. With good reason:

Apps are great, but The Verge is a website, and we want people to have the best experience with our content where it is created and designed to be viewed. Which is on the web. Because we’re a website.

The end of Big Twitter

The end of Big Twitter

I think for many of us Twitter started as the porch — our space, our friends, with the occasional neighborhood passer-by.

It’s still pretty porchy for me. Which is nice, but I don’t expect it to stay that way.

I think for many of us Twitter started as the porch — our space, our friends, with the occasional neighborhood passer-by.

It’s still pretty porchy for me. Which is nice, but I don’t expect it to stay that way.

inessential: Waffle on Social Media

inessential: Waffle on Social Media

My blog’s older than Twitter and Facebook, and it will outlive them. It has seen Flickr explode and then fade. It’s seen Google Wave and Google Reader come and go, and it’ll still be here as Google Plus fades. When Medium and Tumblr are gone, my blog will be here.

My blog’s older than Twitter and Facebook, and it will outlive them. It has seen Flickr explode and then fade. It’s seen Google Wave and Google Reader come and go, and it’ll still be here as Google Plus fades. When Medium and Tumblr are gone, my blog will be here.

The retro-futuristic future of blogging

The retro-futuristic future of blogging

But for me, the web ecosystem will always be bloggy at its core.

But for me, the web ecosystem will always be bloggy at its core.

The Semiotics of Like

The Semiotics of Like

We don’t do nearly enough to examine what it means when we perform common actions on our social networks.

We don’t do nearly enough to examine what it means when we perform common actions on our social networks.

Why I'm Not a Fan

Why I'm Not a Fan

The nerd liberation movement grows more powerful by the day, consuming media and calling it personality.

That being said – I am a fan of Roderick on the Line.

The nerd liberation movement grows more powerful by the day, consuming media and calling it personality.

That being said – I am a fan of Roderick on the Line.

The quest

The quest

Being able to become a master is an illusion. It’s a trick to keep you going.

Being able to become a master is an illusion. It’s a trick to keep you going.

The 21st Century

The 21st Century

Deep inside you feel that you’re missing out, that you don’t know what’s really going on.

Deep inside you feel that you’re missing out, that you don’t know what’s really going on.

Straight Up

Uncanny photographs reveal Hong Kong’s hidden vertical dimensions

Eloquent JavaScript

Eloquent JavaScript

This is a book about JavaScript, programming, and the wonders of the digital.

This is a book about JavaScript, programming, and the wonders of the digital.

Inside Sun Noodle, the Secret Weapon of America's Best Ramen Shopsl

Inside Sun Noodle, the Secret Weapon of America's Best Ramen Shopsl

Over the last 33 years, the Hawaiian company has built three factories which pump out a combined 90,000 servings of ramen noodles per day.

Over the last 33 years, the Hawaiian company has built three factories which pump out a combined 90,000 servings of ramen noodles per day.

Companies are tapping into a desire by some tourists to get up close and personal with war zones

Companies are tapping into a desire by some tourists to get up close and personal with war zones

If your idea of a good time is driving through a Hezbollah rally then going to get some sushi, Beirut is definitely the edgy Mediterranean destination for you.

If your idea of a good time is driving through a Hezbollah rally then going to get some sushi, Beirut is definitely the edgy Mediterranean destination for you.

Why the Kim Kardashian Game Is Legitimately Good

Why the Kim Kardashian Game Is Legitimately Good

See, you’re already curious.

I… I… no.

See, you’re already curious.

I… I… no.

The elegant art of not giving a shit

The elegant art of not giving a shit

Giving a shit does not necessarily mean you’re doing anything useful, but it makes it seem like you are.

Giving a shit does not necessarily mean you’re doing anything useful, but it makes it seem like you are.

Dudeism, the laidback religion based on The Big Lebowski

Dudeism, the laidback religion based on The Big Lebowski

He said: ‘Dudeism is my full time job and I mean “full time” very loosely.

He said: ‘Dudeism is my full time job and I mean “full time” very loosely.