john gruber

Google kills H.264 in Chrome

The Internet reacted to yesterday's post on the Chromium blog with astounding speed. What caused the hubbub? » Read more

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Good design is hard on all of us

Tim Lee is, for my money, one of the most reasonable and thoughtful tech policy essayists we have. His latest, “Open User Interfaces Suck” got my attention, because he hits me right where I live. In his usual, respectful, level-headed way, he claims that open systems (like the open source development process I love so dearly) are ill-suited to a good user experience. » Read more

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